Podcast 124 - Are we training people for their next job?

"What if we train people and they leave? What if we don't, and they stay?" This phrase is a terrible cliche, but it has some truth. So this week on the GoodPractice Podcast we're digging into it to explore the relationship between recruitment and development.

Written by Ross Garner
Published 04 December 2018
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Podcast 124 - Are we training people for their next job?
Ross Garner and Owen Ferguson are joined by Radial Recruitment's Susan Lindsay and CIPD's David Hayden to discuss, "Are we training people for their next job?"

The CIPD Podcast he mentioned on rethinking staff inductions is online at:
https://www.cipd.co.uk/podcasts/rethinking-staff-inductions

We didn't have time to discuss it on this podcast, but workers are not switching jobs more often (or not as often as it's fashionable to claim):  https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2017/10/21/workers-are-not-switching-jobs-more-often

The Guardian Implant Files are available at:
https://www.theguardian.com/society/series/the-implant-files

If you're in to herbs and spices, the KFC story Susan discussed is online at:
https://www.adweek.com/digital/kfc-quietly-followed-11-herbs-and-spices-on-twitter-then-waited-to-see-if-anyone-would-notice/

And to escape from all that is horrendous, check out the finalists in the Comedy Wildlife Awards 2018. As good as it sounds: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-46302730

About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Head of Learning Experience
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the Good Practice Podcast.

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