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L&D news round-up: 26 March


News time again! A bumper week this week. Appropriately, we end with Armageddon.

Tips for Coaching Someone Remotely - Harvard Business Review

HBR thinks it can be done.

How to win at job interviews, according to Google's HR boss - City AM

Some fairly obvious tips from the big G.

5 Timeless Leadership Roles To Help Navigate Change - Forbes

More listicles from Forbes.

Big Data for HR: Can Predictive Analytics Help Decrease Discrimination in the Workplace? - Huffington Post

HuffPo believes it can. shovels £15m into training new quantum engineers - The Register 

Not sure 'shovels' is necessary, but good to see some tech and science investment.

Skills plan launched for energy sector - Business Quarter

Apprenticeships, gender equality and more. good news all round.

Major project bidders forced to back skills training - Construction Enquirer

That doesn't sound like a bad thing to us.

Leadership in Challenging Times - Huffington Post

Good story about business challenges for some leading CEOs.

More women sit on UK company boards, but progress is still slow - Evening Standard

We're getting there. Slowly.

All 650 MPs are to be given a brand-new iPad Air 2 in £1m Commons hardware refresh - The Express

How many of those will get lost? How many of those will get used?

Animals ‘can predict earthquakes’ - Times of Malta

Apparently rocks placed under stress generate positive ions in the air around them.

The universe is going to collapse in on itself ‘imminently’ - Metro

We've only got billions of years to go. Don't delay in taking up that musical instrument/swimming with dolphins course.

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