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L&D news round-up: 5 Feb


Yes you guessed it - news time. Heavy on the skills news, and the um, octopus news this week.

Skills gap must be closed before it becomes a full-blown crisis - Gazette Live

There it is again. 

Doctors urge caution over proposals to shorten training time - The Guardian

How many more 'efficiency savings' can be made?

Left Brain, Right Brain: Does HR Have A Split Personality? - Forbes

Oh dear, Forbes. Even though you're using it as an analogy, the left/right brain theory has no place in modern discourse anymore.

Anthony Jenkins: A lost generation that 'lacks people skills' - The Express

Listen to the man! (but try to lay too much blame on social media - the two can co-exist I think)

The hero complex: A common, curable leadership malady - Fortune

When leadership goes wrong...

Study: Virtual training can save billions - C4ISR and Networks

It's all about the blend.

Non-existent budget? Grow your business by swapping skills - The Guardian

A great idea. The barter system comes to the 21st Century.

Hypothetical particle may get to the heart of universe's dark matter - The Independent

Just a normal day discovering the origins of the universe.

The future's coming -  get ready for efficient wearables.

Diver captures octopus’ amazing camouflage skills - Metro

And finally...

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