I’ve been reading with interest recent articles and blog posts proclaiming that social practices won’t work in the enterprise. Posts such as ‘You ready to fail at social networking’ and the excellent post from Jeevan Joshi ’4 reasons why employe
I want to take the opportunity to explain who I am and my role within DPG. I'm part of the DPG team and I am responsible for Community Management and Online Learning. I'm here to work and support the facilitators and yourselves in us
Sometimes you just need a Big Picture think and see where others are with their thinking. Better still if this is applied to a business which makes more sense- applied and therefore easier to see how you could learn and benefit from the course.
There has been a lot of discussion in the HR press over recent weeks about whether HR is recruiting the right people and indeed whether current recruits to the profession are up to the job. The recent “Raising the bar in HR recruitment” report was co
Well, feeling very studious:). Have finished 2.5 hours of study on a very rainy Sunday morning in the office. I find being out of the house much easier, far less to distract me.
I have managed to finish chapter 1 of developing myself as an effective
Firstly so glad my course started on the 29th October and not the 30th! All trains were cancelled on the morning of the 30th between Didcot and Reading due to an incident on the line. So, leaving with plenty of time on my side at 06:40am on the 29t
The picture below shows my artistic scribblings on a table cloth from the (now not so) recent Connect HR Unconference “The power of a social engaged organisation“.
It's a very exciting time for DPG as we start to use our online community to support our CIPD programmes from September. This network is a community of practice (CoP) for Learning & HR Professionals, but what exactly is a CoP?
A Community of Pract
I was really pleased and proud to be asked by @Kategraham23 to be part of the panel on the recent eLearning Network webinar entitled Ten things you always wanted to know about live online learning but were afraid to ask!
I was in illustrious compa
Having initially studied Sports Therapy at University, I thought I would be on my way to a long and happy career in sport. Then reality hit me and I realised that the application of my degree was not as much fun or as interesting as the past three ye
It's always an exciting time to join a new organisation, but it's even more exciting when that organisation has just had its most successful year and is celebrating their 21st birthday two weeks after you start.
That is the position I found myself
I attended workshop 1 on 27/09/12 and I am now officially part of the devere west 1 Autumn 2012 group. Apart from the train journey and being bombarded with the 'knowledge' the day was good. Great group to work with as well, see you all next month an
Last Friday I attended the CIPD Annual Centre's Conference for all intermediate and foundation qualifications
It was great to mix with other centre's and share experiences, along with catching up with the CIPD external verification and QA team.
Sitting down last night to make a start on the DPP participant pack, glass of red wine in hand, I have to say I felt quite the intellectual! Note to self: do not try studying on a Friday night when you are tired. In fact, do not try studying on a Fri
Yesterday we had an ACAS representative come to our company and do a full day's training by about 'Employing People'.
There were 13 of us there from my company and our sister company and I must say it was an excellent use of time and money. As well as
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When you’re studying for professional qualifications, it can be incredibly helpful to have a mentor to help you get the most out of your learning and development. Research suggests that mentoring can benefit people in many different ways, such as by
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