When the HR department makes employee training policies, they must take into consideration the purpose of the training. In other words, training should be set in place to improve the performance and advancement of the trainee. In addition, any training policies and procedures should assist all management heads with ensuring employees are knowledgeable and have the skill to perform their job duties adequately. Without proper employee training, companies could see poor productivity, high rates of accidents, and even high position turnover.
Training and Productivity
The HR department is responsible for ensuring each and every employee is up to date on all new and/or updated procedures. When employees are trained in how to perform their duties proficiently, they will be able to turn out higher quality work at faster rates. On the other hand, untrained or poorly trained employees will have to stop to ask for instructions and/or have to re-due their work because of mistakes. This leads to poor productivity.
Training and Accident Rates
Just as with productivity, comprehensive training for employees will help to reduce the accident rates for a company, especially those in the industrial and manufacturing industries. The HR management needs to be sure every safety aspect is covered during employee training. Otherwise, the results could be disastrous for the employee and the company. There isn’t one business, which is successful by paying out workers comp claims.
Training and Position Turnover
If a company’s HR department is getting reports of a position with a high turnover rate, one of the likely cases is the lack of proper training. Many times when an employee feels the position is too overwhelming, they will quit. If this is the case, they should reevaluate the current training for that position to see how it can be improved.
Training can impact the company in a positive way, and if HR managers keep up on the outcome of the company, training will be successful.