Nicola Cox

How do we ‘switch off’ when WFH?

It’s still a massive topic everywhere at the moment – mental health when working from home. Mental health and wellbeing week UK may have passed, but mental health is a topic for every week of the year, not just May. The 2021 Health and wellbeing at work report, from the CIPD and Simply Health, found

Create content that holds learners attention

These days the expression ‘knowledge is power’ is often succeeded by ‘shared knowledge is power’. It’s undoubtedly true for Learning Technology providers operating in a crowded market space. The attraction of a flash or contemporary GUI (graphical user interface) or a platform filled with bells and whistles isn’t enough to hold the interest or engagement

Managing Imposter Syndrome

Did you miss our webinar? Not to fear the recording is here! Rewatch Sarah and Phil discuss the kryptonite to many successful people – Imposter Syndrome! CareerBurst – Managing Imposter Syndrome from Sarah Hobbs on Vimeo.

6 questions to find your new learning experience solution

Pinpointing the right learning experience solution for your business and critical learner groups can feel overwhelming, especially considering market analysts and key commentators, such as Fosway Group and Bersin by Deloitte, identify between 650 – 750 providers operating in this space. Before narrowing down potential contenders, it’s essential to take a step back and check

Flexible working for life! (not just for the bad times)

With Boris Johnson’s recent announcement about the further easing of lockdown in the UK, I’ve been wondering whether companies that have proven they can facilitate working from home will continue to do so now we’re heading out of the crisis. The importance of flexible working was first brought home to me in 2016 when I

‘I hate technology’

Not an admission you’d expect from someone who works for a learning technology company, but when my colleagues chorused ‘you’re on mute’ during yet another ‘Teams’ call recently, I couldn’t hide my frustration. Perhaps you can relate? We’ve all been there. Even Zoom’s CEO Eric Yuan admitted to ‘meeting fatigue’ this week. More worryingly, last

Outstanding results for TWM!

In January 2021, TWM commissioned Barrett Values Centre (BVC) to undertake an objective diagnosis of TWM’s company culture using BVC’s world-recognised assessment tool. The Cultural Values Assessment provided a detailed understanding of TWM employees’ motivations, purpose, priorities and experience within the organisation. In a benchmark metric reflecting the health and strength of the company culture,

Managing Your Own Performance Review

Watch Sarah and Phil as they explore a deep dive into getting the best from your Performance Reviews – no matter how experienced or invested your manager is! CareerBurst: Managing Your Own Performance Review from Sarah Hobbs on Vimeo.

2021 brings unprecedented challenges for HR

I was speaking to an HR Director recently. During our conversation, I asked about the most significant challenges facing them in 2021. Of course, staff-wellbeing is high on the agenda, including the best way of reintegrating everyone once lockdown has passed: this in itself is a potentially massive issue and a real worry. Another critical

New Year, New Start!

This Career MOT webinar will help employers open conversations with employees about internal career development. Looking for more content & guidance to unlock talent across your entire organisation? Speak to us at The Working Manager for an informal chat about the CareerBurst digital platform. CareerBurst: New Year, New Start from Sarah Hobbs on Vimeo.