Elizabeth Smythe

ELIZABETH SMYTHE

Elizabeth Smythe, Senior Brand Journalist, is a CIPD-qualified content specialist from the South Coast of England. When she’s not writing, she can usually be found baking enormous cakes.

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Should You Invest in Workplace Training?

‘Workplace training’: two words which are liable to send shivers down every manager’s spine. Not because they’re against their employees learning, of course not; but that it eats up hours upon hours of time and can cost a lot of money. Yet there’s no disputing the benefits of workplace training in terms of staff retention, filling skills gaps, improved productivity and competitive edge.