Tips & Tricks

ONE simple way to start managing work-related stress TODAY

 Work-related stress affects 1 in 66 workers in Great Britain and in 2015/16 accounted for 45% of all working days lost due to ill health – how are you managing it in your workplace?

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The words “health and wellbeing” are batted around more and more frequently today but what does it really mean and how do we attain a higher sense of ‘wellbeing’? ‘Wellbeing’ is defined as the positive state of being comfortable, healthy and/or happy which can relate to an individual or a group’s condition.

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Here at TrainingU, we’re serious about training people to increase their effectiveness and efficiency, and strive to ensure that the right learner is on the right course at all times so that they receive the most relevant training.  We fully understand how frustrating it is for a learner to be on a course which is totally the wrong level, either causing them to trail behind or become bored due to knowing the majority of the course content already.  And how,  for an employer, this would seriously reduce the return on investment.  

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Here at TrainingU we are very aware of the security risks relating to the use laptops and desktop computers.  The clients we work with are equally as aware and obviously use Firewalls and Anti-Virus software, as do we, on all of their IT equipment to minimize the risk of any security  compromise.

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This is the message being conveyed within a recent report by e-Skills, along with the message that 300,000 Digital Workers must be recruited by 2020 in order for the economy to reach its full potential.

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So, you’ve carried out a skills assessment, collated everyone’s availability, organised a training room, booked a trainer and successfully had the course delivered. Everyone attended, the evaluation forms suggest that it was a successful event and the delegates all return to their workplace after an enjoyable day out of the office.   That’s it, right? Well, no, that’s just the start…

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Is your organisation thinking of implementing tablets and/or SmartPhones as part of your mobile strategy?  Have you recently rolled-out the Apple iPad to your employees?  Well, you're not alone. 

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TrainingU is very proud to have been a finalist in the St Albans Chamber of Commerce 2010 Business Awards which were held on Thursday 30th September 2010.

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