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News: Performance Management

Happy employees are healthy employees

28 November 2007

Being happy in your job can improve your health, and training such as performance management training could help with this.Research from Jobsite investigated the effects of being happy in the workplace, and fou...


Temps at risk of skills gap through lack of training

23 November 2007

Temporary workers are at risk of falling behind their contemporaries because they do not receive so much training at work.Underscoring the importance placed on in-house training such as contract law training an...


Committee to investigate skills in IT

22 November 2007

A new government committee is to investigate what is being done within the IT sector to improve workplace skills.The Innovation, Universities and Skills (IUS) Committee will be asking electronics firms to come ...


Performance management training can allow for 'jobs for life'

20 November 2007

Engineering consultancy Arup is evidence that there is still such a thing as a 'job for life', so long as performance management training is undertaken.In today's economy, many people lament the demise of lifel...


Training needed for 'British jobs for British people'

15 November 2007

Gordon Brown wishes to provide "British jobs for British people", but a shortage of workforce skills could hinder this.In fact, if in-house customer service training, contract law training, and other ...


BT Exact conducts successful training

12 November 2007

BT Exact has risen to the challenge of training and overcome its 'capability wall'.The company developed a best practice learning organisation in order to improve its IT capabilities and won a Personnel Today T...


Skills academy to conduct training in process industries

08 November 2007

A move to develop a national skills academy for the process industries (chemicals, pharmaceuticals and polymers) has been welcomed by the Unite union.Having gained approval from the Department for Innovation, U...


Travel agency staff to receive performance management training

07 November 2007

Staff at a travel agency consortium in Peterborough are set to receive performance management training.It is a widely acknowledged fact that performance management training is a key way to improving a business,...


Survey: Training vital for improving workplace efficiency

01 November 2007

Inefficient use of labour is causing companies in the UK to waste almost a fifth of all working time, and skills and development training could be used to address this.That is the conclusion of a new report by ...