So what can Learning & Development learn from children's education and the use of virtual reality? Recently I attended one of Europe largest exhibitions for technology in education. The show is called BETT and took place in London's ExCel Centre. In my last blog I wrote about the robots I saw in the education space and explored how they could be used in the business world within the future of work. VR was everywhere And before as a reader you start thinking these things cost … [Read more...] about What can Learning & Development learn from childrens education part 2 #VR #hrblog #edtech #learningtechnologies
At its most basic level an internship programme could be said to be: An internship programme is a planned work experience opportunity offered by an employer. There should be no expectation of employment after completing the programme/ experience. People in these roles are called interns. The intern role is to work at an organisation for a fixed, limited period of time. Interns are usually undergraduates or post graduates. Most internships last for any length of time between 1 week and 12 … [Read more...] about What is an Internship? Why should you do one?
Why are we so bad at training new managers? In the knowledge economy getting talented people on board is more crucial than ever before, so more and more effort is going into the recruitment process. What happens once these talented individuals are hired however often leaves a lot to be desired. Leadership IQ, a research and management consulting firm, reports 67% of employees learn about their jobs from co-workers and not from their bosses. So new hires tend not to learn about their new … [Read more...] about Why are we so bad at training new managers?