September 17, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

How a CIPD in Learning & Development Helped Sam Boucher

We are very fortunate to have engaged learners, who are willing to give detailed feedback. One such learner is Sam Boucher, an L&D Manager at Nationwide. We had a great chat with her after she completed her CIPD Level 5 in Learning & Development.

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September 14, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

DPG shortlisted for 3 industry awards

This week has seen DPG shortlisted for 3 industry awards, proving that we are leaders in delivering learning. Two award nominations come from the Training Journal Awards, as DPG and virtual College are up for the ‘Best Training Partnership’ award and the ‘Best Use of Technology in Learning’ award sponsored by Imparta. The third nomination…

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September 11, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

What makes a good leader?

School is back, the kids are gone. That’s right, you heard. They’re someone else’s problem now. Your regular weekday schedule may now resume.

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September 4, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

The Kids Have Gone Back To School — 5 Reasons Why You Should Too

Do you hear that? Of course you don’t – it’s silence. Hooray! After weeks of day trips, holidays and exhaustion, the kids have gone back to school. You can’t exactly rest, as life strides on regardless. But at least you have a little more time to yourself, time to ponder on your career, or your…

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August 22, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

If Movies Had HR Departments

Much of the films we watch today rely on some sort of suspension of belief. It could be believing that someone could actually be bitten by a radioactive spider and have anything happen to them other than a really bad day. Maybe it’s that Jack really couldn’t fit on the raft at the end of…

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August 21, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

HR CIPD qualifications – why bother learning?

Not only is investing in learning time-consuming, the benefits of it are hard to quantify. It’s also expensive. Many employees, managers and businesses (perhaps you are one of them?) have expressed similar sentiments to the above. Fortunately, all of that’s just pure mythology. These tips will show the benefits of investing in learning for HR…

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August 16, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

5 Ways to Build a Successful Relationship with an Apprenticeship Provider

If you are looking for an apprenticeship provider for your organisation, there’s a myriad of choice. This presents solutions and problems. For example, how can you be sure what provider is right for you? There’s a few things you can do to make the partnership worthwhile for everyone.     Define your business requirements What’s…

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August 8, 2018 | Posted in the Blog

When is a Qualification more than just a Qualification?

  HR is an industry that built on qualifications. And generally, the more career-related qualifications an HR professional has under their belt, the better because they open doors and lead to new and exciting career opportunities. However, when you chose the right provider then there’s more to the qualification than just the qualification. Sound odd?…

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