Janet Tumulty

Director of Training, Certified Coach, Trainer and EQ-I 2.0, EQ-I 360 Assessor Janet Tumulty is a leading Learning and Development professional with extensive experience of collaborating with organizations, SME’s and with staff at all levels. Janet uses a practical, dynamic, solution focused approach with clients to promote the development and delivery of learning and development solutions designed to support the organization’s staff development plan. Janet is passionate about quality assurance and believes organizations should filter their staff development plans through a quality assurance lens. Janet is responsible for setting up all the internal Quality Assurance and learning management systems and her work and the standards within the business have been commended by Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI) a National Certification Authority. Janet has been instrumental in assisting companies to create their Training Department functions ‘from the ground up’ including development of policies & procedures, quality assurance, online training, content development, administration, assessment and evaluation. Janet directs the implementation of learning and development strategies and has a keen eye for identifying and responding to future trends. Prior to this role Janet worked in the retail sector at senior level and in the social care sector in both project and management roles. In these positions Janet developed her lifelong passion for training, coaching & mentoring. Janet believes that successful management and productive staff relationships rely heavily on the development of soft skills and maintenance of good interpersonal relationships. To this end she has been instrumental in designing and introducing successful team building, diversity, leadership, communications and performance management programmes to a wide number of organizations and to individual clients on a one to one basis. Janet’s professional qualifications include: BA Social Studies, Coaching Diploma, Facilitation, RPL Mentoring, IITD Training & Development.

Upskilling the 21st-Century Workforce

As businesses strive to recover from the disruption caused by COVID-19 staff training should focus on upskilling and building your 21st-century workforce.  Equally, individuals should be monitoring their professional development to keep themselves relevant to meet the demands of the future skills economy.  According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), we are experiencing a ‘double …

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Team Simulations – Why Experience-Based Training Works

Many organisations are using team simulation exercises to develop the skills and capabilities of their employees and teams. Team simulation training often comprises employees from different departments who come together to work as a team in an unfamiliar challenging, time-limited, and fun environment. The newly formed teams must work together to communicate, make decisions, solve …

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6 Tips for Maintaining Great Customer Service During Lockdown

Lockdown 3.0 and the struggle is real – another blow to the economy and retail outlets and non-essential services across the country.  In these times of unprecedented crisis and uncertainty businesses of all sizes are facing new and unfamiliar challenges; it is easy to see how the blurred lines between business sustainability, survival, income generation, …

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7 Tips to help your staff to minimise the effects of ‘Pandemic Fatigue’

Is Your Staff Experiencing Pandemic Fatigue? The worldwide response from organisations and employees to the COVID-19 pandemic has been phenomenal in terms of co-operation, teamwork, and resilience. The first half of 2020 was dominated by uncertainty and crisis management with the second half of the year focused on survival and adjusting to what has become …

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Why Study a QQI Course?

QQI Accredited Training QQI accredited courses are a valuable asset to individuals and organisations.  Through independent private providers, public training through ETBs, and community/voluntary providers,  individuals and employers have access to quality-assured training in a broad range of subject areas.  Within the FET framework, learners can study single modules, special-purpose awards, or major awards from …

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Virtual Effectiveness – Communication & Connectivity!

Last March we faced the challenge of pivoting to online delivery of our training courses, workshops and coaching services. Within a very short space of time, we transitioned from face-to-face training to almost 100% virtual learning [VLE]. I can’t say that the transition was seamless but based on feedback from our customers our current VLE …

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