For many people, a college education doesn’t equate to career preparedness. Many employees find ways to learn on their own or from their coworkers. But, companies that invest in employee development not only cultivate a well-trained workforce whose knowledge and skills are better aligned with company goals, they can also help their employees feel more prepared to succeed in the future. As workplace cultures transform to emphasize continual learning, companies must address employees’ need to learn—as well as generational differences in this need.
Remember that scene in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off where the insanely dull teacher (Ben Stein) lectures the kids into a coma? Yeah, don’t be that teacher if you want to train, retain, and gain the respect and admiration of your best new ...Read more