Is the corporate language in your workplace causing confusion? Around half of Gen Z and Millennial employees say that they have felt excluded from their workplace as a result of the excessive use of jargon. We examine what businesses can do to minimise jargon and to help strengthen communications between staff.
Learning and Development
Overcoming 3 Key Challenges in Implementing a Blended Learning Programme
Although blended learning affords opportunities for increased engagement, flexibility, and effective employee learning experience, businesses may face challenges when implementing a blended learning programme. In this article we look at common challenges and how these can be mitigated.
How to Better Engage Your Learners
Engaged learners are more likely to complete their courses, retain information and apply what they have learned in the workplace. However, firms as well as L&D professionals still struggle with engaging employees in learning activities. In this article, we will look at how you can better engage your learners.
Using The Group CPD Feature On The Development Zone
Many users already take advantage of the ability to record external CPD on the Development Zone. But did you know that supervisors and team leaders can also assign CPD in bulk for webinars, internal training, and more, to members of their firm? Chloe Morris explains how.
Why Cultivating a Culture of Growth Mindset Should Be Your Priority
49% of employees in businesses that foster a growth mindset feel the business also fosters innovation, leading to new opportunities and better outcomes for customers. In this article we will explore the benefits of a culture of growth mindset and how firms can implement this culture.
How Learning & Development Can Improve Mental Health
This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week's theme is anxiety. Feelings of anxiety are normal in us all, but sometimes they can get out of control and have a negative impact on our mental health. In this article, we look at 5 ways learning and development can help improve mental health in the workplace.
5 Essential Skills for L&D Professionals to Create More Effective Training Programmes
As L&D professionals are increasingly involved in high-level business initiatives it can be overwhelming to determine which skills to prioritise to make the most significant impact. In this article, we look at 5 skills that will help L&D professionals make a real difference for both individuals and organisations.
Reflective Statements – Why They Matter
A reflective statement is an important part of the learning and development process for brokers. In this article, Nicola Mathias highlights why they are necessary and suggests what you may want to include in your reflective statement, when completing your Development Zone CPD record.
Cyber Risks: Staying Vigilant over Weekends and Bank Holidays
The Easter holidays may have drawn to a close, but with more bank holidays – and a royal coronation – soon approaching, it is important to remember not to let our guard down when it comes to cybersecurity.