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April 15, 2019

Online Performance Support for Learning at Work Week 2019

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Alchemy Assistant performance support toolkit for your managers and all employees during Learning at Work Week 2019. Have you signed up for the biggest celebration of learning at work? The Campaign for Learning's Learning at Work Week takes place from 13th – 19th May this year. It inspires building a culture of learning in

April 6, 2017

Learning at Work Week 2017

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It's Learning at Work Week 2017 soon! From 15th - 21st May the Campaign for Learning put the spotlight on the importance and benefits of learning and development at work. Companies and organisations of all types and sizes are invited to take part in Learning at Work Week. This year's theme is 'Curious & Creative'. As in

August 24, 2016

Longboarding – from Onboarding to Proficiency seminar at WOL 2016

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Don't miss Paul Matthews' free seminar on  Longboarding induction and beyond at World of Learning Exhibition on Thursday 20 October 2016 at 13:00 h (Theatre 1): Longboarding - from onboarding to proficiency Longboarding – an onboarding approach that results in engaged proficiency and avoids the common mistakes that most organisations make with their induction programmes. Find out

April 7, 2016

Learning at Work Week 2016 – free Alchemy access

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Learning at Work Week 2016 is taking place from 16 - 22 May and as in previous years, we are making the Alchemy Performance Assistant available - for free! Campaign for Learning has been running this annual event for a number of years now. It is celebrated by companies and workplaces across the country.  Many participants

October 5, 2015

CIPD Performance Management 2015: Alternative Approaches to Managing Performance

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We are very excited to announce that Paul Matthews, our MD, will be running an all day workshop at this year's CIPD Performance Management Conference on Wednesday 2nd December. The focus will be on how to coach line managers to conduct effective performance management conversations and how you can remove the barriers to performance.

July 22, 2015

Seminar: Unlocking Hidden Capabilities at CIPD ACE 2015

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At the CIPD Annual Conference industry leaders and organisations across all sectors share ideas and solutions you need to transform your HR strategies. We are very excited that Paul Matthews, MD, joins the panel of speakers for the first time this year. His masterclass on Capability and Performance Management takes place on day 2

June 18, 2015

Event: New approach to performance management at Learning Live, London, 10 – 11 September 2015

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We look forward to attending this year’s Learning Live event with our partners at the Learning and Performance Institute. Paul Matthews, MD and performance support expert, will be presenting a new approach to performance management on day two of the conference. Learning Live Conference Programme

August 20, 2013

TJ Feature article: Getting a new manager started

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New managers are often left to sink or swim, and the water is deep. How can we support a new manager as they start their role so they don’t drown? In the August edition of Training Journal Paul Matthews fits a pair of stabilisers to the wobbly bike of novice management. Getting a new manager

January 28, 2013

Understanding informal learning is vital for organisational success

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Informal Learning at Work: How to Boost Performance in Tough Times - Paul Matthews, already well-established as a speaker and magazine contributor has written a ground-breaking book on informal learning. Within a week of being published, it achieved the #1 bestseller accolade in two Amazon business categories. There is a steadily growing awareness that informal

December 17, 2012

News: Alchemy now available on the Government Cloudstore

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People Alchemy are delighted to announce that they have been awarded a framework agreement on the Government CloudStore – or G-Cloud ii – for their management support and development toolkit, Alchemy for ManagersTM. The G-Cloud has been set up to help public sector organisations reduce the amount of time – and therefore cost – it

October 23, 2012

TJ Feature article: A vital distinction

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If you are involved with selecting a computerised system to provide information to people so they can do their job better, or you are seeking better usage of a system that is already in place, understanding the difference between e-learning and e-reference could affect your return on investment by thousands of pounds. In October's Training