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Brother UK Advances Staff Training Through Government Backed Sales Institute

Brother UK has agreed a new three-year partnership with the Institute of Sales Professionals (ISP). The move will see the 50-strong team re-sit the ISP’s professional registration exam and undertake rigorous progress reviews throughout the partnership to refine their sales skills and identify areas for improvements. The ISP is a …

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Glide Provides Birmingham Internship Opportunities in Partnership with Unite Foundation

Glide, in partnership with the Unite Foundation, following on from the success of placement schemes over the last three years is continuing to build momentum with the scheme. Unite Foundation students were employed with Glide at its Birmingham HQ during the summer, the business continues to support the charity and …

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Skillsoft and Workday Complete Cloud Connect for Learning Integration 

Skillsoft claims it has has achieved Workday Cloud Connect for Learning Integration status, connecting Workday Learning with Skillsoft Percipio. “We’re expanding our partnership with Skillsoft at a time when enterprises and their learners have an unprecedented need for accessing on-demand training and development resources,” said David Somers, Group General Manager, …

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Google Cloud removes barriers to entry to scout top tech talent

Richard Regan, Head of Partner Engineering, UK and Ireland, Google Cloud explains how the company is creating new career opportunities. A year ago, in a forum with chief technology officers from our Google Cloud Partner network, there was one topic on everybody’s mind: talent. Or more specifically, a lack of …

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Apogee invests over a quarter of a million pounds in employee training

Apogee Corporation, has announced a further £250,000 investment in employee training. The investment will go towards education and upskilling initiatives across the organisation, including apprenticeships, professional qualifications, leadership and management and sales training programmes. The training combines coaching and mentoring particularly in IT and compliance. The company is using an …

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Addressing the tech skills gaps starts at school: improve accessibility and awareness of coding, says STX Next

A recent report by the UK government suggested that strengthening and supporting digital ecosystems could add another £41.5bn to the economy by 2025 and support 678,000 new jobs. According to Cezary Dynak, Head of Node.js at software development company STX Next, supporting data skills and coding throughout education should be …

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Earth Day 2022: New Data Finds Enterprise Learners Leaning into “Greening” 

By Mark Onisk, Chief Content Officer at Skillsoft Sustainability is no longer a nice-to-have, but rather a strategic necessity and business imperative. Pressure is mounting for all organisations to be more socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable, with the ultimate goal of reaching a place of net-zero emissions. Many organisations are …

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Tech Data’s Partner to Partner Programme Returns Results

Tech Data has been helping partners finding new ways to add value and extend their propositions by bringing together channel businesses with specialist skills in a particular solution or technology with others who have access new marketplaces. Two of Tech Data’s partners who faced exactly these challenges have now teamed-up to …

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Barriers to reskilling leave UK employees feeling trapped on their career path

A survey by BT has revealed that, given the opportunity, 69% of people would reskill and work in a different specialism, with technology (18%), health (17%) and finance (10%) topping the list of sectors that people wished they could switch to. Many employed UK adults dream of changing their situation, …

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Lloyds Banking Group partners with ServiceNow’s NextGen on skills development

 ServiceNow is working with Lloyds Banking Group as part of its NextGen Professionals Program. NextGen addresses the talent shortages currently faced by companies and helps participants carve a path towards long-term employment from communities that are typically excluded from the workforce. Supported by customers and partner companies like Lloyds Banking …

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