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Why Employee Training Programs are Important for Startups & SMBs

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Ankkita Chauhan
October 15, 2012

Employee training programs are necessary to produce expert employees’ in order to attain better quality work from them. These programs are an investment that is guaranteed to give you returns and ease the work pressure for not only the employees but a major part of the organization itself.

Training programs for employees are necessary for startups and SMBs.

Avoid spoon-feeding

Without a training program for employees, you may have to explain every single detail of how you want the work done. Spoon-feed your employee, initially at least if not always. Spend time and focus on your employee rather than your own work instead. The pressure of crosschecking every single thing and your own assignments to complete will get to you causing inevitable stress and irritation.

From an employee’s perspective when one undergoes employee training and development work just simplifies itself if nothing else. When an employee is well trained and educated about his/her job and a certain level of understanding is grasped, input increases in lesser time. An employee need not worry about learning how to do little tasks every day and after the time wasted gets on to do what was actually asked of him/her.

How to train them

Training programs for generic matters like time management and how to tackle work load and deadlines go hand-in-hand with technical training and development about the job they are hired for. If one has hired a whole bunch of employees, make them undergo training and development together if possible. This will save you the extra time and resources and will also help the newbies socialize with each other and ease the “first day at work” nervousness.

Training programs for employees saves time and effort of the employees and upper management. Most importantly employee training and development will help decrease the amount of complains from clients and customers to a great extent. Therefore, training programs for employees automatically eases the tension of other departments such as customer service and helps keep clients content.

Did you know you could use sumHR for scheduling training programs for your employees?

Just sign up for the 7-day trial and use  Streams and built-in Calendar feature to coordinate with your employees for your training programs.

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Ankkita Chauhan
Ankita is a content writer at SocioSquares. She has 4+ years hands-on experience in copywriting, marketing and social media.
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