The demand for information security analysts is exploding. In the next 10 years, demand for IT security skills is expected to increase by 28 percent. You have two options: Hire security experts or train your existing staff in security. There are benefits to either option and either way they’ll want to develop professionally.
Believe it or not, Glassdoor recently found that many people prefer education and growth opportunities over a raise. Here’s the reason why benefits, like company-sponsored online training, produce higher retention rates, lower attrition, and happier employees.
Students are enrolling in online degree programs at a faster pace than ever before. With the uptick in online degrees, we wanted to examine their perception among employers. Here are a few things to consider before incurring the time and monetary cost of taking courses online.
Even smaller companies are realizing the effects that training has on recruiting, retention, and strengthening their workforce — and that’s a good thing. However, a culture of learning needs to be tended and curated.
There’s a ton to consider when you start down this path. People learn in different ways with different levels of self-discipline, different time and financial constraints, and bring different experiences with them.
Internal training is crucial to any organization’s success. Having a prepared workforce can help with customer success, which helps the bottom line. This week we explored how to build a training program, from assessing training needs to providing gentle nudges to train.
While it’s important to individualize every employee’s training plan, it’s not a bad idea to require employees to be up-to-speed on the technologies or programs they may use on daily business. We identified seven areas that should be a part of every training plan.
Even if you pay for their training and provide time during the workday to train, some employees still might need an occasional nudge to train. Here’s how to encourage your team nicely, and even sternly, to pick up their training — so they can become training superstars.
Okay, so the training solution has been purchased and implemented. Now what? If you really want your training program to succeed, you need to make it worthwhile for your workforce to train. Here’s how you can make sure your organization’s training culture rocks.
Before you run out and buy your team licenses for a training solution, you need to do some prep work. Consider your organization’s business goals, what each team member needs to be successful, and establish a training framework. These are just some of the things to assess when building a training program.