the employee who receives the necessary training is more able to perform in their job. The training will give the employee a greater understanding of their responsibilities within their role, and in turn build their confidence. This confidence will enhance their overall performance and this can only benefit the company. Employees who are competent and on top of changing industry standards help your company hold a position as a leader and strong competitor within the industry.
Training presents a prime opportunity to expand the knowledge base of all employees, but many employers in the current climate find development opportunities expensive. Employees attending training sessions also miss out on work time which may delay the completion of projects. However despite these potential drawbacks, training and development provides both the individual and organisations as a whole with benefits that make the cost and time a worthwhile investment. The return on investment from training and development of employees is really a no brainer.
The way employees work is evolving, and the traditional office space just doesn’t cut it anymore. In fact, employee engagement experts at Dynamic Signal aggregated worldwide productivity reports in the workplace and found that 57% of stressed employees felt less productive and indifferent.
The term "virtual office" might have sounded strange a few years ago, but today the concept is fairly standard. A company may not have a fixed address but still function as a provider of goods and services. Because of the rise of telecommuting and remote working, there's less need for a business to operate from a traditional brick-and-mortar location.
Video conferencing is increasingly penetrating our daily workflow, moving beyond meeting rooms and invading workplaces and mobile devices. The shift has become possible thanks to ever-increasing transition from pure hardware room systems (e.g. Polycom, Cisco, LifeSize) to software and hardware-software solutions.