Work should not only be a place for employees to get projects completed, but it should also be an opportunity for staff to progress and develop in their role and career.
Training employees benefits the business and staff by boosting each person’s confidence in their job, maximising productivity at work and improving the morale of employees. Educational and training are vital components in the workplace for employees to feel as though they are succeeding.
This is a contributed post. Please refer to my disclosure for more information.
Furthermore, Linkedin conducted a study on employees and found that 94% of staff were more likely to stay at a company if there were opportunities for training. Which would also reduce high staff turnover and the costs and resources associated with hiring new people.
Health and Safety
There are multiple companies and resources available to train and provide a certificate to staff who complete health and safety courses which are relevant to a business. For instance, for companies operating machinery, puwer regs are essential for employees to adhere to, and company owners can hire trainers to educate staff about best practices to use.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.―Benjamin Franklin
With a knowledgeable team, cued up on potential health risks evolving in the workplace and how to prevent them, your workplace shall experience less work-related injuries.
Company Mission and Goals
From the day you hire an individual, they should be taught the company’s vision to ensure they understand their crucial role in the company. And to direct their energy at work to complete their position to the best of their ability to help the business towards that goal.
Clear company goals and the reason behind them shall guarantee you and all of your employees are working towards a shared goal.
It’s advantageous to teach employees precisely what’s expected of them in their role. The basic expectations are, of course, punctuality, reliability and honesty.
Furthermore, an employees role should be defined to save any confusion, and prevent staff doing tasks which are not necessary.
Some examples include preventing employees from attempting to access departments that are restricted and safe usage of the company’s intranet.
Fostering an atmosphere where each person knows where they stand, additionally gives employees confidence in doing their job. Plus validation, they are doing it as expected by you.
Work As A Team
Individual commitment to a group effort–that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. —Vince Lombardi
As mentioned above, with teaching employees the primary company mission and goals, part of reaching that quest requires your employees to work well together.
Using your initiative and sway as a manager to encourage teamwork with the use of team-building exercises, will mean your employees can work from the same page without any issues. While also empowering staff to value one another’s strengths and input.
Teaching your employees the above is essentially you using time and resources to form the perfect team, that will enable your company to thrive.