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Why You Should Be Learning Online (and How to Get Started)

By Lauren Jack at 14 Sep 2016
The benefits of online learning are enormous: it increases the speed of your learning, improves your retention rate, and lets you study from anywhere. Read More

6 Habits for Success from the World’s Most Powerful People

By Lauren Jack at 8 Sep 2016
The importance of habit can’t be understated. How we spend our days is how we spend our lives, and being the unsophisticated mammals that we are, a huge amount of our daily behaviour is controlled by habit rather than conscious choice. Read More

ICS Real Stories - Meet Fiona

By ICS Learn at 31 Jul 2016
Despite 20 years experience in HR, Fiona felt like she was letting herself down by not having a CIPD qualification. ICS Learn reinvigorated her ambition. Read More

ICS Real Stories - Meet Catriona

By ICS Learn at 22 Jul 2016
I have recently completed my CIPD Intermediate course and would like to share my story as it has been brilliant. When I signed up to my Intermediate CIPD course with ICS Learn I did not know what to expect as I had never done a distance learning course before. When I was signing up the advisors could not have been more helpful and informative. They made the process really straightforward and I couldn't wait to get started. Read More

The Insider’s Guide to HR: How to Get Your First Job

By Lauren Jack at 29 Jun 2016
The most important (and most obvious) step is to get qualified: for most employers, a qualification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) or equivalent is the essential indicator of a valuable employee who is serious about progressing in their HR career. (Not so subtle self-promotion: we’ve made getting one easier than ever, because we’re the only organisation in the UK who offers all CIPD levels 100% online. Not that we’re bragging or anything. Ahem.) Read More

The Job That Pays £93,000 A Year: Thanks to Millenials

By ICS Learn at 6 Jun 2016
When you think of high-paying jobs, you probably think of banking, business, and being Beyoncé. Human resources? Not so much. (Unless the human in question is actually Beyoncé.) However, a study from Emolument reports that the compensation of senior HR managers in the UK has risen to an average £93,000 a year, including a £12,000 bonus – more than three times the national average of £27,200. Read More

10 Signs That You're Ready For A New Career

By ICS Learn at 30 May 2016
Have you ever asked yourself why you go to work? We can’t all be Sam Smith doing it for the love, and most of us do have money on our minds. But there’s more to work than paying the bills. We spend most of our limited time on this earth working, and it has the potential to make you inspired, motivated and fulfilled - if you’re lucky enough to pick the.... Read More

Share Your Success for a Chance To Win £100 Shopping Vouchers

By ICS Learn at 20 May 2016
People often mention how our services have changed their lives for the better. As an organisation and a community, we cherish the amazing stories behind these powerful statements. Read More
There are 208 items on 26 pages.