Chances are your employees have their futures on their minds, especially when it comes to maintaining relevant skills. In fact, many employees list skill atrophy as one of their primary concerns:
- 38% of workers worry about falling behind in acquiring necessary new skills.
- 37% worry their current job skills are inadequate for a promotion.
- 36% struggle to keep their skills up-to-date.
- 36% believe their current job skills fall short of where they should be.
So, before launching a training, take the time to articulate how it ties to the bigger picture. One great way to do this is to tie learning objectives to the specific business goals, team challenges, or professional development.
Learning objective: Administrative coordinator will demonstrate skilled use of Group Broadcast text messages.
Improved learning objective, tied to business goals: Administrative coordinator will demonstrate skilled use of Group Broadcast text messages to increase quarterly appointments scheduled.
Learning objective: Sales team members will demonstrate familiarity with all the essential features of karmaCRM.
Improved learning objective tied to solutions: Sales team members will demonstrate familiarity with all the essential features of karmaCRM to reduce lost prospects and make outreach process more efficient.
Learning objective: Team leads will successfully complete two of the five technology eLearning modules.
Improved learning objective, tied to long-term growth: Team leads will successfully complete the two technology eLearning modules they believe will be most valuable in supporting their future career goals.