Your company is busy, and if your staff members are unavailable and out of the office for hours, let alone days, you’re sure to feel the effects. When deadlines are looming, the idea of staff training may seem like an impossible and expensive challenge, but giving your recruited team the training to improve their knowledge, performance and skill-set, can be a tremendous benefit to your company.
Here are our top five reasons to invest in your staff training.
- Employee Retention
Let’s start with the big one. You’ve hand-picked your team from numerous applicants. You’ve invested in a select group of people, and in return want them to give you their very best at work. By providing staff training opportunities, employees should gain a higher sense of job satisfaction and therefore increase their motivation in the workplace. A valued employee will work harder, have limited knowledge gaps, and combined this will help you reach your overall targets.
- Improve your company’s skillset.
Development and training for your business can help you identify gaps within your team’s skill-set. Instead of employing externally to fill these knowledge gaps, by growing your current team’s abilities you’ll build up a valued set of employees, and reduce costly recruitment bills. For instance, if one of your staff members is fantastic at their role, but needs guidance on report writing, a one-day course can give them the knowledge to excel in all aspects of their role.
- Invest in the safety of your team.
From Health, Safety and Risk Awareness, to Fire Marshalling, training courses can provide the necessary skills required by law in your workplace. Not only are some courses required by governmental law, but having dedicated team members who are well-versed in these topics will improve the overall perception of you as an employer, and help reduce staff turnover.
- Attract new talent.
We understand that people are the most important asset in your business. When your business grows, you’ll want to attract new, enthusiastic talent and having a history of providing staff training and investing in your staff will present your company in a far better light for prospective candidates.
- Get ahead of industry developments.
Whether you want to stay ahead of new clinical developments with a specialist course, or increase your customer service care to impress potential customers, training courses can help you stay ahead of the game, and step forward from your competitors.
Staff training is vital for the growth of your business, and to improve the effectiveness of your team. If you decide to provide dedicated training to your team, find out about our bespoke courses and reasonable pricing here.
Knights is a national provider of instructor-led, in-house staff training. We offer an extensive range of courses across all sectors, all of which can be tailored to your requirements.
We offer one off courses through to complete learning programmes, bespoke delivery methods, complete training needs analysis, outsourced learning and development management, coordination and administration. All delivered with exceptional customer service. For further information, call Knights Agency on 0207 112 8412, or fill in a contact form and their friendly team will be in touch with you.