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Why employee training and development is important?

Why employee training and development is important?

To make your business a successful one, you need to make sure that you have well trained employees and they are perfect in their skill sets. Proper training needs to be given by experienced professionals. Also the training must address the key requirements of the work profile, so that it helps employees in fulfilling their duties and responsibilities to the best of their capabilities.

Major areas of training

Training programs need to be carried out in specific areas to ensure that the employee's all round development takes place. Some of the areas where training and development programs need to be carried out are:

  1. Work related: Employee training and development programs need to focus on smoothening out operations. For example, in an online fashion firm, the employee needs to be trained to handle various clients over the phone as well as digital media. The employee will also have to be trained to maintain the website and keep a record of the customers.
  2. Corporate training: This training is specifically given to ensure that the employee knows how to behave and communicate with clients, colleagues, seniors and partners. Another aspect of corporate training for employees includes, training your employee to handle a specific job in the company. These trainings are given to the employee by the firm and not by someone who's hired from outside.
  3. Behavioural training: This is one of the most important kinds of training that needs to be given to any employee. In this training the employee is taught the basic etiquettes. The etiquettes include the way an employee is supposed to talk, the body language, as well as the way they are to respond to a query.

Factors affecting training

There are various factors that play a crucial role in the outcome of the training. Some of these factors are mentioned below:

  1. Diversity in trainers: Being trained by one person may not enhance your skills all the way. One trainer is usually certified to train an employee in only one aspect. To ensure all round development a diversity should be maintained in the trainers that are training the employee.
  2. Training methods. Not always does the training need to be carried out as a lecture. At times the training needs to be given through workshop activities, outdoor training, and more. This diversity in training will play a major role in keeping the employee interested in the training.

What is the importance of these trainings?

These trainings and development programs are important to be taken up by your employee to make sure they are well trained. These training and development programs will also portray that your company is willing to take in fresher workers and train them so that they develop as performing individuals. Once your employees are well trained and are developing all around, your business is sure to excel and touch heights that you have always wanted it to.

11 months ago

By Mandeep


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