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Old 27th May 2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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Default Why Training Employees Is Essential For Small Businesses

Employee training is not something that most small business owners give much thought to. They think of employee training as something that large corporations need to ensure their employees are equipped with the company policies and procedures required to perform their jobs. Most new employees in small business go through on-the-job training, if at all. After all, who has time to spend on training employees when there are so many tasks waiting to be completed, right? Besides, as a small business you donít want to spend extra money on employee training.

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Old 28th May 2013, 12:38 AM   #2
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I agree with your concept that training employees is essential for small business. If employees are already trained then you don't want to spend extra time and money.

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Old 28th May 2013, 08:48 AM   #3
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I agree with your concept that training employees is essential for small business. If employees are already trained then you don't want to spend extra time and money.
Scott - Thanks. I would say that there is always room for more employee training. New technologies, techniques, policies come up all the time. Training helps employees stay current with latest trends and helps employers improve business productivity and sales.

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Old 19th June 2013, 07:48 AM   #4
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Scott - Thanks. I would say that there is always room for more employee training. New technologies, techniques, policies come up all the time. Training helps employees stay current with latest trends and helps employers improve business productivity and sales.
Agree, wholeheartedly. But there is usually one major problem - time. The thing is if the employees were trained they could be more productive at their job and save more time in the long run. A kind of catch 22 situation in small business.

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Agree, wholeheartedly. But there is usually one major problem - time. The thing is if the employees were trained they could be more productive at their job and save more time in the long run. A kind of catch 22 situation in small business.

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Yep. That's why you have to take long-term strategic view of training.

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Old 2nd September 2013, 11:51 PM   #6
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I indeed agree that training is essential to employees, where employees can effective contribute on the business growth as soon as they get hired.

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I think it's worth it. Just get the employees with a proven track record. The training time won't be too long.

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