Why invest in Training & Development?
When we talk about training and development, we are referring to the process of enhancing employees’ skills, knowledge, abilities, and attitudes to improve their performance and effectiveness within an organisation. It encompasses various activities aimed at improving capabilities, productivity, and overall job satisfaction.
Training focuses on providing employees with specific skills and knowledge related to their job roles. This can include workshops, seminars, online courses, on-the-job training, and formal education. The objective is to enhance performance in current roles and prepare employees for future responsibilities.
On the other hand, development emphasises broader skills and capabilities necessary for career growth and advancement within the organisation. It takes a more long-term perspective, encouraging employees to expand their abilities, leadership qualities, decision-making skills, and strategic thinking.
Types of training & Development
Types of training and development can vary, and while formal workshops and training courses have their value, true development often goes beyond that. On-the-job training methods can include role shadowing, where individuals spend time with more experienced team members, working alongside them to learn specific aspects of the role. It can also involve supporting individuals on projects that stretch their capabilities and allow them to learn new areas.
Another option is role secondment, where employees are given the opportunity to step into a different role for a fixed period to develop their skills and experience.
Formal types of training may include onboarding training to introduce new hires to company culture, policies, procedures, and their roles. Skill-based training enhances job-related skills such as communication, customer service, or technical proficiency. Leadership development prepares individuals for leadership roles through mentoring, coaching, and leadership training programs. Personal development focuses on improving employees’ personal effectiveness, time management, and stress management skills. Team building activities and training sessions encourage collaboration and improve team dynamics. Technical training keeps employees updated on the latest technologies and industry trends relevant to their job roles.
Investing in training and development offers several benefits to businesses, including enhanced employee performance, increased job satisfaction, and retention, succession planning for future leadership positions, and improved adaptability to organisational changes.
At Tick HR Solutions, our training programs through Evolve Hub are designed to develop productive teams, effective leaders, and happy employees who feel valued in their roles. Our expert training consultants can work with you to create customised content tailored to your team’s specific needs, ensuring they gain the most from the sessions and apply their new skills to their day-to-day work.
Contact us to learn more about our HR and leadership development programs through our Evolve Hub