Guest blog by OPITO apprentice, Michael Williamson. Deciding to become an apprentice after leaving school was an easy decision for me because I wanted to get straight into work and learn a trade which I could build a lifelong career on. What I didn’t realise at the time, was just how important a decision I was […]
Guest Blog from Vivian Tsang of Beamshare about the pros and cons of using video for training...
Sometimes I sit and ponder (particularly at this time of year when money is flying out left, right and centre) what I would do if I ever won the lottery. Who would I tell first? Who would I share it with? What would I spend it on? Where might I go on holiday? The thoughts […]
Calling all golfers! Look out those clubs and get ready to tee-off; This week we are pleased to feature a guest blog from Debbie Fotheringham at VSA, with full details on this year’s Tartan Pro-Am golf day! Before I begin, please take note that VSA is a super happy place and we’re definitely not […]
Following on from our blog from Lynn the other week on learning new things, we are pleased to host our very first guest blog for 2013! Nikki Lebedis, owner of the people development consultancy, Lebedis Ltd, joins us to discuss ‘Experiential Learning’. As the old adage goes, ‘you learn something new every day’ and Nikki’s blog is a […]
We’ve had a busy couple of weeks recently with guest blogs here at The UP Blog…and long may it continue! It’s great to be able to hear opinions and views from experts in different areas. So without further ado, this week we are pleased to welcome Jane Innes, Managing Director of Investing in Nomads. Jane’s post advises on […]