Top reasons for training and developing employees:

  • Training improves productivity by providing employees with the key knowledge and skills that they need to perform their job.

  • Training also helps you to hold on to your key workers. The opportunity to continue to grow and develop job and career enhancing skills is a key factor in employee motivation and retention. In fact it is one of the most important factors in employee motivation

  • Studies indicate that it pays to invest in building learning capacity, knowledge and professional development. By doing so businesses enhance their productivity and are more able to adapt to changes in the environment.

  • If you have been strategically upgrading your employee skills sets you will more likely be able to fill new opportunities from within your organization and employees will be more prepared for a promotion.

There are many forms of support available to help you grow and develop the skills and education of your workforce so that it is as efficient and productive as it can be. These can be found under Supports for Training.