Human Resources

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1. Training and Development: Investments in your Business Most people have worked for a company that has offered some type of training and development for their employees. From in-office classes to specialty workshops to college hours, it all adds up as an investment in your business, as well as your employees. With current economic conditions, some businesses are making the decision to steer away from developing their most important asset, their employees, because they don’t see the need for it any longer, or they are simply trying to cut costs. While I can understand the need to cut costs in business, the training and development of your employees is not a good place to start. Why? Consider this: companies that invest in their…show more content…
* Image: Your business image means a lot to you, but, it also matters a great deal to your employees as well. When your employees are trained and feel that they can continue to grow with you, it gives your business a better image in their eyes and everyone else’s. You’ll find that your business will become known as one that cares about its employees and ensures that they are not only happy in their job, but, happy overall in their life as well. Sure, some of these sound a bit corny, but they are all true. You will quickly find that by making the investment in your employees will translate into so much more for you and your business. Training Costs One of the best things about training your employees is that it doesn’t have to cost you much at all. You can offer in-office training on a multitude of topics that relate to the workplace (such as sexual harassment and safety), and those that relate to upgrading skills (such as computer training). No matter what you offer, make sure that it all pertains to either your business, your field or growing your employees. Offering online training can also be a huge help and you can even do this extremely cheap by creating your own training website for your employees. There are thousands of great articles on how to create a website for training your employees out there and you can even do it without much web design background at all. By offering everything online, employees can easily
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