Budget cuts are a necessity for any successful business; however, when making these cuts, don't be penny wise and pound foolish by cutting too much of your training budget. As technologies and best practices change, employees need to be trained and sometimes refreshed on key topics. Sometimes tenured employees are promoted to management but they fail miserably because they lack the management experience and training. There are several key benefits of training employees:
While we wish we had a nickel for every time someone asked that question, we're always happy to oblige because we get excited telling our story. Much to everyone's surprise, Center Point Business Solutions is a professional employer organization (PEO) specializing in permanent, full-time employment for our client employers. Client employers are our customers who utilize our services either in a "full-service" capacity or ala carte in which case they may only rely on us for recruiting employees to fill their full-time permanent positions. We accept resumes and applications from individuals so that we have a database of qualified applicants to choose from when positions become available.
"That's not my job." Have you ever heard someone say that? The reality though, is if employers provide a thorough job description to each of their employees then it eliminates the surprise or frustration created by unclear expectations between the employee and their supervisor. Job descriptions are essential tools in hiring, evaluating, and even terminating employees. A well-written job description will provide a clearly communicated understanding to all parties of the job duties and skills needed to be successful.