For employees to feel loyal to their organization, they must have opportunities to develop both personally and professionally. Effective training and development programs are essential in this effort for long-term advancement and self-fulfillment. However, most organizations rely on outdated training techniques and development programs that leave employees feeling detached and employers wondering why their workers are neither productive nor enthusiastic. The data paint a bleak picture. About 65 percent of employees believe their company could have done a better job onboarding them, and 74 percent say they have forgotten some if not all of their last mandatory training session. A little more than half of employees say they only complete training because it’s required. This means that employers are wasting a great deal of time and resources. To fix this, employers need to be more flexible. Trying new, novel techniques can help to accommodate a variety of learning styles. Content needs to be updated and made interesting and user-controlled.
Making Training More Effective