Category: General business skills

A New Angle on Continuous Learning and Development

    Admit it, company-mandated training is something none of us look forward to. Being told to do something as part of a tick-box exercise doesn’t fill us with the …

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Return To Face-to-Face Training

  After what has been a very turbulent year for everyone, we are delighted to announce that we are beginning a phased return to face-to-face learning. Details for all up-coming …

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Coaching for managers under the SM&CR regime

Are you the sort of manager who tells and instructs your team what to do? Or are you the manager who is curious to know what your team have to say …

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Culture and Compliance: The Key to Business Success

    Interpreting and adapting key principles to ensure that compliance is embedded into an organisation’s structure is vital to determining a business’ success. Although the key considerations may vary …

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Class is in session – Welcome to Searchlight’s virtual classroom

Over the past 12 months, we have seen a dramatic shift in how training is delivered. From small businesses to big enterprises, everyone seems to be recognizing the benefits of …

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How to maintain Millennial talent and show the seasoned executives a thing or two about technology

According to Harvard Business Review and using BNY Mellon, the American Investment Bank as an example, companies are struggle to retain Millennials (anyone born between 1981 and 1996) and the …

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How Coaching can facilitate business transformation in a VUCA world – A practical guide

Meet VUCA, the new normal VUCA (pronounced voo–ka) is an acronym for: Volatility – things are changing quickly but not in any predictable way Uncertainty – past experience is not …

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Leadership in the Time of Covid-19

2020 – A year many of us will remember, probably for all the wrong reasons. Business leaders have undoubtedly had the most challenging experience of their careers, putting on a …

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Training for the new normal

At the time of writing, the UK appeared to be teetering on the brink of following Spain and France back towards a world of work that looks anything but normal. …

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Managing people working from home

Getting the best from people working from home has lately become a core skill for many UK managers. Given how suddenly Covid-19 accelerated a pre-existing trend towards remote working, many …

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New workshops brochure launched

The latest edition the Searchlight Academy brochure listing all the face to face training workshops we currently have scheduled for the remainder of 2020 and 2021 is now available for …

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Searchlight’s online training sessions winning plaudits

With face to face training much harder to arrange safely these days, Searchlight has been delivering more and more training sessions online. Following one recent web-enabled session, we received some …

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Time to brush up those interviewing skills?

Searchlight’s Interviewing Skill training workshop provides the knowledge you or your staff need to carry out interviews effectively, consistently, and professionally. After all, if you recruit the wrong person it …

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