Continuous development and training within an organisation manifests success.
How? Because driving the professional development of your team leads to growth and profit for the company through various means including increased engagement, productivity and loyalty. We can help you develop a training programme that helps your workforce define and identify career goals and chart their long-term career path with the company.
Investing in workforce development for your team will have a positive, immediate and direct benefit to your business, such as:
- Providing your workforce with the opportunity to up skill will improve motivation
- Your employees will become more engaged, improving their performance
- Engaged employees are loyal, improving your staff retention rates and consequently a reducing recruitment costs
- Employees who are given development opportunities to learn new skills and gain confidence in their abilities, also gain a greater sense of pride in their work
- Improvement in employee capability will achieve greater efficiency in all business areas, increasing sales and levels of customer service
To remain at the forefront of any industry, the most important constant of all is a commitment to excellence in every area of performance and customer satisfaction.
A trained and qualified workforce is more competent, willing to take more responsibility and need less supervision. This releases the management team to engage in their own strategic duties and the wider business operations. Your employees will also be more capable to answer the questions of customers, which guarantees a good customer service experience while building better customer loyalty. Engaged employees understand why it is important to do their job well.
Workforce training and development is currently the number one most important benefit to people looking for employment, they want the opportunity to learn, improve and evolve.
Employees are more loyal to organisations when they are satisfied in their role. By investing time and money in their development, offering opportunities to progress and showing they are a valuable asset to your business, you’ll improve overall satisfaction.
“The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is to not train them and keep them.”
– Zig Zigler, Motivational Speaker
Employees who are highly engaged and motivated have significant positive impact of business results. Low levels of employee engagement can result from lack of education and feeling under appreciated. By investing in your employee’s development through workforce training, you are demonstrating your commitment to their future at your organisation and consequently, making your team feel valued and respected.
Companies who make it a priority to engage and empower their employees are better equipped to handle the potential changes and challenges too. A team that feels like they are making an essential contribution to the success of a business will be mentally and emotionally invested and more willing to accept change, endure difficulties or handle pressure.
When one worker leaves, productivity declines and morale will slip; neither of which are good for business. It’s important to note the cost of time and money to find, hire and often train a replacement. It’s not more money or a new job that people seek, it’s new opportunities – of which you can provide through professional development and opportunities for career progression.
Training is a benefit that can also make an organisation more attractive to potential new recruits who seek to improve their skills and the opportunities associated training and development. A lack of training programs for employees can suggest to candidates that the company fail to value their staff. If you can’t meet the aspirations of top applicants, you’ll lose out on ambitious and driven potential employees.
If you have a commitment to training in your business, this will be conveyed through the career marketplace, strengthening your reputation to job seekers and recruitment professionals, often by means of positive feedback by current and past employees.
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