Recommended Websites

A selection of key websites in the field of training & development and human resources, with a snappy summary of what the website is all about.



Find new ideas and classic advice on strategy, innovation and leadership, for global leaders from business and management experts.

The Learning and Skills Group

An international community of L&D professionals interested in organisational learning and learning technology with more than 10,000 members.
 free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.

 Lynda.com

5,963 courses in Business, Technology and Creative Skills taught by industry experts.


 Coursera.org

You can take hundreds of courses from the world’s best universities and instructors. Courses are open to anyone, and are available anytime, anywhere


Insead - The Business School for the World 

View the The Global Talent Competitiveness Index for 2014


BookBuzz.Biz 

Takes current business challenges and taps into the worlds leading minds to get them working on your business.


OMT Global  

Their website contains some good blogs, free white papers & other useful resources.


 Diagrammer.com 

This website provides an extensive library of over 4,000 fully customisable diagrams. 


 GraphicStock.com 

This website includes a selection of over 250,000 Graphics, Vectors, Icons, Buttons and Images. This site provides 7 days of free downloads (limited to 20 per day)


Business Training Works

Business Training Works has grown to include a large library of training courses and a network of skilled trainers and workshop facilitators.


Educators Technology

A resource of educational web tools and mobile apps for teachers and educators.


 Workplace Essentials

The Workplace essentials website provides small to medium businesses with a 'one-stop' gateway to find useful information, templates, links and resources that can help them to better plan, develop and retain a skilled workforce.


 Entrepreneur.com

Entrepreneur is a North American publication that carries news stories about entrepreneurialism, small business management, and business opportunities.


 e-Learning Industry

eLearning Industry is designed to help instructional designers and (or) eLearning professionals to find a project or a temporary basis job.


 www.trainingjournal.com 

Training Journal delivers informative, timely and practical content to assist anyone involved in workplace L&D. TJ is committed to supporting CPD through in-depth features that analyse L&D principles in detail.


www.upsidelearning.com

Upside Learning shares an array of resources and knowledge in the area of Learning Technology Solutions including White Papers, E-books, Webinars, Case Studies, Presentations etc.


skills.oecd.org

skills.oecd is an OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) website that presents all the most recent OECD reports, data and videos related to skills. 


 www.egfsn.ie

The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) advises the Irish Government on current and future skills needs of the economy and on other labour market issues that impact on Ireland’s enterprise and employment growth.


 Trainers Learning Skillnet 

The aim of the Trainers' Learning Skillnet is to provide grant aided training and opportunities to HR, Training and Development professionals for their Continuing Professional Development (CPD). 


 managementhelp.org

All about Learning & Development.  Extensive sections on every aspect of the function.


 www.executiveboard.com

Really useful website for all areas of L&D, Change and HR