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L&D news round-up


In a new feature we are cryptically calling 'The L&D news round-up', we round up all the best news from the world of L&D on a weekly basis. If you have any stories that you think the whole TZ community should now about, please get in touch.

Financial training must learn lessons from Great Recession- FT

Jobs in The City are in higher demand than ever, but will its new recruits approach their positions with more caution?

5 Counterintuitive Habits Of Truly Authentic Leaders - Forbes

An interesting piece from serial starter-upper Maseena Ziegler.

Lack of digital skills leading disconnected voters to Ukip, says Chuka Umunna - Independent

Confusing piece, this. Do you agree with Chuka Umunna?

Importance of an HR in a start-up - Times of India

Sumit Maniyar says seeing your business from an HR perspective is important from the get-go.

Graduates are Falling Short of the Rising Demand for Technological Skills - Impact Nottingham

IT skills are becoming increasingly coveted, and young people need to get on board, says Priya Thethi of Nottingham University.

Google Glass goes on sale in UK - BBC

Retailing at £1000, Google Glass could be yours. This is a CBBC story! People discover their technophile streak at a young age it seems.

GPs to get training to help 'forgotten' wounded soldiers> - Western Morning News

War affects more than just those in the conflict zone.

UK's 'Careers Conundrum' Holding Young People Back, Warns Skills Charity - International Business Times

18.5% of our youth are unemployed.

Brain training: opt-in, optimise yourself, or go extinct - The Guardian

Does every spare moment of our day have to be used for productive ends? Should we just go back to bed for a bit?

Leadership Is a Contact Sport! - Huffington Post

All leaders need to learn on the job, says Huff Post's Marshall Goldsmith.

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