L&D magazine writes about the dangers of overlooking training needs.
It also makes mention of the 2017 Workplace Learning Report.
Many readers will have heard me speak at events about the importance of investing in employee training as it benefits the individual and the company.
This article also mentions that many skills have a limited shelf life – makes sense in an environment of great technological change and advancement.
Key take out points
– skill development continues to be a significant issue
– choose investment wisely as skills become outdated more quickly now than ever before
– link training to business needs
– investing in training can demonstrate commitment by an employer and is thus a retention strategy