Classroom to Virtual Training – a Trainers Perspective

Wed 27 May 2020

At the beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown and being told that for the foreseeable future, I would have to run virtual training courses online caused enough beads of sweat to run down my forehead. It looked like I’d just stepped out of a thunderstorm and...

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Print Scaling & Print Titles in Excel

Mon 6 Apr 2020

Excel is one of those products that back in the mid nineties was used a lot by accountants, however these days it's used by just about everyone at every level of every business. Also, during the current time of enforced home working and travel restrictions...

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How Apprentices dealt with “Organisational Chaos”

Thu 14 Nov 2019

The session we had the other day with our ILM apprentices from Cefas was a fantastic occasion to reflect not only on Business Management, but on the qualities that should be at the base of every learning experience. Our 5 apprentices, were invited to tackle...

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Is Insights Discovery only for WEIRD people?

Mon 17 Jun 2019

I have just finished my first week at Jarrold Training as a temporary worker in administration. It didn’t take long to understand how welcoming and engaging this company is. On my second day, I started to hear a lot of talking about colours – and...

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Fri 12 Apr 2019

Here at Jarrold Training we will often employ well known business models on our courses. Who wouldn’t want to know about SWOT or the Johari Window, Kotter’s 8 Steps or Vroom’s Expectancy Theory? While it is extremely useful to understand and apply such models to...

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Insights Discovery and Teacher Training

Tue 19 Sep 2017

Here at Jarrold Training we are very proud to use the Insights Discovery  profiling system. We have three colleagues who are all accredited Licensed Practitioners. While we use the profiles for a range of different courses and training interventions sometimes we can also utilise the...

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ILM assignment joy

Tue 1 Aug 2017 is probably not the most associated set of words. ILM, assignment and joy...but that is very much what I felt when marking a paper today. Here at Jarrold Training we are an awarding centre at both ILM level 3 and ILM level 5 for...

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Excel and Negative Times

Tue 21 Feb 2017

Calculations that result in a negative time cause a problem in Excel, or at least they do with the default settings. This article explains the need for negative times and how to manage these in Excel. Short Answer If you already know how to work with time...

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Thank you Radio 4

Mon 30 Jan 2017

It was with a certain degree of satisfaction that I listened to Radio 4 at the weekend. I had tuned in to listen to a programme about bi-lateral and multi-lateral trade negotiations. ‘Scintillating’, I hear you all say. With the current political situation focused on...

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Should I Use Excel or Access

Tue 3 Jan 2017

When customers come to us for Excel training we ask about what they would like to achieve from the training and if they have any specific problems they need to solve. Also we encourage asking questions during the training to help keep the course as relevant as...

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