Employee Training: Why Make it a Priority

by Mar 17, 2020Articles

Training plays a crucial role in the development of students and employees. 

Employee training focuses on increasing technical skill and knowledge of the employees in order to make them more efficient at work. Before we get into discussing the importance of employee training, let me ask you this question: 

Your organization introduced some changes to the system and employees aren’t well-versed in it. Being the decision-maker, what would you do: fire all the employees or get them trained on the new system? 

The answer is clear, isn’t it? 

To provide a better user experience to its customers, every business is introducing changes to their system and this change, no matter how expensive, would be useless unless their employees are well-versed in it. Therefore, training of employees plays a vital role in the success of the business

Training is one of the most essential elements for human development, and nowadays, it’s no longer limited to students’. Today, various organizations provide training to their employees because they see the added value it brings. However, training involves two vital resources, time, and cost. These resources play a crucial role in the survival of any organization.  

In an organization, training is provided to the employees on various stages: 

  • New employees are provided training about the nature of the work and how the organization works. 
  • Existing employees are often provided training to upgrade their existing skills.
  • Training is provided to employees if there is a new software being introduced or changes are being made to the existing software. 

Regardless of the training stage, employee training has the following benefits: 

  • Trained employees equal to happy employees: 

Various studies have shown that employees who are trained on the job have higher job satisfaction. They feel happy because they have a sense of being an achiever and adequate in the team. 

  • Trained employees have higher performance:  

Trained employees have a better understanding of the task and therefore they can carry out the task efficiently without affecting the quality/value of the work. 

  • Trained employees are efficient: 

There is no debate about this. Trained employees can carry out tasks in less time and effort as compared to those who aren’t trained. 

  • Trained employees help to reduce miscellaneous cost: 

Miscellaneous costs may look minor (like printing cost) but they may contribute to the major cost savings for the organization. Trained employees can carry out tasks properly and therefore these miscellaneous costs can be avoided. 

Despite these advantages, many organizations often ignore/resist the training of the employee. They may say that time and cost constraints don’t permit them. But before you jump to such hasty decisions, reconsider the value it can bring to your company. The investment in the training sends the message across employees that they are valued and that you’re willing to contribute to their development. This helps in building your employees’ confidence that prompts them to undertake the responsibility of the project.  

Nowadays, technology has developed enough that we don’t have to be present in a classroom or conference room to receive the training. We can get trained anywhere, anytime. And at our convenience. Therefore, your employees can just log in to the portal and receive training in their free time. One of the latest technologies is cloning, where you can create a clone of the application and build lessons to train your employees and help you increase user adoption. Assima is the world’s first patented cloning technology software solution that can help you increase user adoption and employee efficiency by training your employees better, faster.  

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