Nearly half of U.S. companies spend less than $68 per day on training employees, which means they spend more on coffee than training, according to The Talent Equation.
Anyone who knows me understands that I’m more addicted to caffeine than the average person, but even I think it’s time for companies to get their priorities straight.
So if you’re still stuck in the “Why do we need to train our employees?” camp, perhaps these three reasons will change your mind. There are so many benefits to providing training opportunities for your employees – such as better product quality, increased loyalty, retention, engagement as well as the overall ability to build a more agile workforce.
As many as 60 percent of job seekers expect to acquire job specific skills on the job, according to recent CareerBuilder’s recent report “The Shocking Truth About the Skills Gap,” but employers are reluctant to offer training. So why not beat your competitors to it by approaching employee training as investment in the future of your company. Everybody wins.Related