Today’s world moves at an astonishing pace. Workers and their employers increasingly find that skill sets are left in the dust, as old skills become obsolete and new demands arise.
Keeping your team’s skills current is an ongoing job, but it doesn’t have to be a struggle. Outsourcing employee training can ensure your team has the learning opportunities they need without overburdening team leaders or team budgets.
Here’s Why It Pays to Outsource Employee Training
1. Outsourcing employee training keeps training organised.
Keeping track of training requirements for an entire team or workforce can be a daunting task for managers who are also trying to track performance, guide careers, and meet essential business goals.
When training is outsourced to a staffing professional who specialises in training, however, organisation is simpler. Leaders can send staff to training with confidence that the trainer will pinpoint and address learning gaps. The trainer can also provide needed documentation that training has been completed.
2. Outsourcing employee training helps control costs.
The costs of training employees aren’t limited to training materials or instructional time. Time workers spend in training is also time they spend away from their day-to-day work. When managers must lead and track the results of training, they also lose productive time they could spend on other essential leadership tasks.
A third-party trainer can help control these costs. When workers can focus on training with their outside instructor, they can finish training in less time, allowing them to put their new knowledge to work quickly. Meanwhile, managers can focus on essential tasks.
3. Outsourcing employee training expands professional networks.
In-house training can help build team bonds. So can outside training. But outside training builds another kind of relationship, too: Professional networks with experts outside the workplace, including professional trainers and fellow students. Staff who get their training from a third-party source also have the chance to meet fellow workers in the same field, build connections, and bring a new perspective back to the team.
Contact Employment Professionals Canada For Your Training Needs
At Employment Professionals Canada, our recruiters help our clients find the talent they need. We also help our clients ensure their workforce is trained, skilled, and ready to face the challenges of today’s world. To learn more, contact us today.