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TrainingZONE Newswire #345 – The Brain Bath?! Goes looking for instant love


TrainingZONE Newswire - Issue 344
14 February 2005

1. The Way I See It: Judge people on their merits
2. The Brain Bath?! Goes looking for instant love
3. Quango review labels Investors in People 'useless'
4. Public sector culture drives talent away
5. Review: New Market Mavericks

Editor's note
If Cupid's Arrow is yet to hit and you're not one of the eight
in ten who have met their match at work then love might be
lurking at a speed-dating event near you.

Desperately single 'Bridget' from the Brain Bath team
volunteered to sample the delights of romance against the clock.

See her 'love journal' and review her scorecard at:

Happy Valentine's Day!

Kind regards

Claire Savage
Editor, TrainingZONE
mailto:[email protected]

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The Way I See It: Judge people on their merits
'Performance Through Inclusion' MD Tony Burnett argues that
without understanding the difference between the two concepts of
diversity and inclusion, the UK's problems resulting from an
ageing and shrinking population will not be solved.

The Brain Bath?! Goes looking for instant love
Take 15 desperate women and 15 desperate men, put them in a bar
with some scorecards and what have you got? Speed-dating!

Quango review labels Investors in People 'useless'
Investors in People, the national Standard which sets a level of
good practice for training and development of people to achieve
business goals has been branded a 'useless' quango.

Public sector culture drives talent away
Mounting bureaucracy and red tape is putting new recruits off
from joining the public sector.

EO scout for mentors
The Employers' Organisation is touting for senior managers to
act as mentors to new trainees on the National Graduate
Development Programme.

Usdaw delivers skills training in-store
The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers has
teamed up with supermarket giant, Sainsbury's to deliver
training in-store.

Managers face 'knowledge gap' on bullying
A UK-wide survey among managers has revealed that bullying is
not seen as a key issue in today's workplace - with only 17% of
respondents claiming that it is a problem to be addressed.

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Review: New Market Mavericks
"Cutmore's book is a thoroughly entertaining tour of the
investment industry in 2003." Colin Eastaugh reviews a book
that looks at investing in the stock market.

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