How Can Businesses Keep Their Staff? Let Them Learn
In time for Adult Learner’s Week 2015, a new survey has revealed how UK professionals are eager to learn and would be less likely to seek new employment if their current employer offered them training and development.
CV-Library, the UK’s leading job site, conducted the survey to establish how the country’s professionals feel about training and development opportunities available to them at work. Over 2,300 people responded and key findings revealed:
However, despite a clear eagerness to learn and develop, there was an overwhelming sense of dissatisfaction with what was currently available to employees:
The results send a clear message to businesses, suggesting that the implementation of a comprehensive training and development programme would not only increase staff morale and job satisfaction, but also staff loyalty and retention.
The news comes in time for Adult Learners’ Week 2015, which is a national celebration of lifelong learning and aims to inspire individuals and businesses alike to ‘have a go’.
Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library, explains: “Learning something new keeps people invigorated and engaged and this has never been truer than in the workplace. Providing staff with opportunities to develop and progress is massively beneficial to businesses of all sizes. Adult Learners’ Week is the perfect time to start considering changes.”
Full press release on www.cv-library.co.uk
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