In today's competitive job market, many employers find themselves asking the question "How do I keep my employee's satisfied?"
What's the Secret to Retaining Top Talent?
We've all heard that the job market is changing. With millennial's making up a third of the workforce and growing, according to Forbes Magazine, it's becoming increasingly common for individuals to jump from job to job and even switch industries. In the midst of this change, many employers may wonder if training employees is a waste of time. Why would you want to spend valuable resources training someone who is just going to leave in a couple of years?
What if I were to tell you that the secret to keeping talent is fueling it, enabling your employees to learn and grow by providing them with training opportunities.
We're Biologically Wired to Learn
As humans, we crave learning. It's an innate survival instinct that despite our modern way of life still prevails. Whether you know it or not, your employees are already learning in the workplace every day. They're learning about job skills, company policies and procedures, company values and colleagues, just to name a few. Why not extend this learning culture to promote employee growth through training?
Benefits of Training Your Employees
By regularly training your employees, you create a company culture that promotes growth, which comes with all sorts of great benefits:
- Increased productivity, staff retention, and customer satisfaction.
- Creates a growth mindset among employees, meaning they are more motivated to actively seek out new challenges and learn from their mistakes.
- Increased creativity and innovation. Employees are less afraid to take risks with their ideas, which leads to greater success for individuals, teams and your company as a whole.
Your employees want to learn. Take advantage of it!