The benefits of training your employees

The benefits of training your employees

In the chaos of the running of a business, training employees and continuing to train them throughout their tenure at your company can fall down the list of priorities. However, continuing to train your employees can have great advantages to both the personal development of your employees and the growth of your business.

Increasing Employee Skills

Investing in training for your employees can help to increase employee skills such as communication and time-keeping by a large amount, and this can help to affect the growth of your business. Employees will be able to reinvest their skills back into the business, and this will allow your business to begin to expand and develop with the new skills that they have developed. Not only this, but employees with basic skills such as time-keeping will begin to be more efficient, which is important for the day to day running of your business. If you are looking to provide training for your employees that can help to improve basic skills necessary for your business, you should look to invest in time management training course that can help to improve specific skills which may be affecting your business.

Ensuring Your Business Runs Efficiently

Training your employees on a regular basis can help your business to run efficiently by ensuring that your employees understand what is expected of them and know how to do this efficiently at all times. Without the correct knowledge, this can lead to slower processes which have more chance of going wrong or leading to faults and mistakes. Not only this, but ensuring that your employees have sufficient training can also help your business to grow at an extortionate rate as this will allow your business to be more productive and have more focus on extras beyond the basic tasks expected.

Improve Customer Experience

Training your employees can also help to improve the customer experience that your clients receive as this will lead to more efficient processes, reduced waiting times, and an all-around more inviting experience. This is especially true of training courses which focus on communication and customer service, which are especially important for those employees who have not worked within your industry before. This will lead to improved feedback and reviews, which can then help you to increase your businesses’ growth and the number of clients that approach and invest your business from recommendations.

Leads to Staff Motivation

Training your employees can also lead to an increased amount of staff motivation as staff will feel more comfortable with their tasks and feel more successful in their fulfillment of everyday tasks. If staff are struggling to complete basic tasks or are frustrated with their lack of knowledge, this can lead to allow staff morale, especially if this is affecting the customer’s attitudes towards staff members. Then, employee training can help to improve this by giving staff a more genuine sense of success and pride in their own work and the business which they are working for.  

Gordon Tredgold

Gordon Tredgold is a leadership transformation expert ranked #25 in Global Gurus Top 30 leadership gurus for 2019. Over his 25-year career Gordon has led teams of 1000+ staff in Fortune 100 companies, delivered operational cost savings of $350m and transformed delivery (from <35% to 95 %) and service levels (from 57% to 99.7%). A critically-acclaimed author, Gordon's latest book, FAST: 4 Principles Every Business Needs to Drive Success and Achieve Results, was a finalist for Management Book of the year 2017. He is a regular contributor for Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fortune and Business Insider and an international keynote speaker, recognised by Inc. Magazine as a top 100 leadership expert and speaker. Gordon works with organisations to transform culture, drive results-based leadership and rapidly accelerate organisational growth and performance.