Leaving no employee behind by using P.D - EmployeeConnect HRIS
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Leaving no employee behind by using P.D

The benefit being on the lowest rung of the career ladder is that the only way you can travel is up. Many employees are not at the bottom necessarily by choice, but most are looking for a way to climb up.

Being ambitious in a company is a sure way of being noticed, but if the employer is failing to provide opportunities for workers to grow, there isn’t much reason for employees to be striving for further honours. Most likely, workers will become disillusioned with the lack of progress and move onto another job.

This isn’t how businesses should handle professional development as key skills, which could have been useful, have been lost.

When development processes are successfully integrated into a company, they can act as a real motivator and incentive for employees to be productive and loyal to a business.

Installing HR management software (HRMS) into your company is a way of providing opportunities to employees while making real gains strengthening your workforce.

A concern of businesses that are thinking of offering development to employees is the loss of work hours and manpower. The HRMS acts as a record of training courses and who has done what. As well as improving administration, the HRMS optimises training investment so the business is never at a loss during training days.

By creating a highly sophisticated skills database, the human resource software can analyse the skills gaps that development sessions needs to cover and align this with the corporate objectives. This means employees are not only training hard, but also training smart for their own progress and the company’s.

After the professional development sessions have been completed, feedback can be recorded from participants and employers can evaluate the success of the program.

While the initial costs of investing in training can add up, employers are buoyed by the knowledge that once complete, employees are more useful to a company and workers themselves can see real potential for growth internally in the business.

Ari Kopoulos

CEO at EmployeeConnect