Continuous Learning: The Definitive Guide of 2021

What Is Continuous Learning?

What Are the Goals of Continuous Learning in Business?

  • Learning and developing new skills
  • Increasing professional competence
  • Professional development
  • Adapting to changes in the world and the work environment
  • Developing employees’ talents

Importance of Continuous Learning

  1. Enhanced performance and productivity. Training gives employees a better understanding of their responsibilities within their role, and how to achieve positive outcomes. This helps them work more productively on a day-to-day basis, respond more quickly to customer needs, and meet future demands in the marketplace more effectively.
  2. A competitive edge in the market. By constantly gaining new knowledge and developing skills, staff members stay current with industry changes. Employees who are competent and on top of changing industry standards will help your company stay ahead of the competition.
  3. Higher return on investment. Employee training requires some investment, but if it is aimed at the company’s business goals, there can be a fast payback. The initial investment can be recouped through improved employee performance and an increase in revenue.
  4. Reduced employee turnover. Corporate training can boost employee retention. People who see the company investing in their learning are 30–50% more likely to keep on working at the same organization. Training is a great way to retain valuable staff members, especially for companies that are constantly searching for new talent. Many millennials won’t work for companies that don’t offer learning and career development options.
  5. Greater customer loyalty. Well-trained and engaged employees interacting with customers can create your biggest brand advocates. They know how to present a product and are enthusiastic in dealing with the audience. This improves customer experience and increases customer loyalty.

3 Main Areas of Corporate Continuous Learning

1. Onboarding

2. Job-specific training

3. Managerial training

Continuous Learning or Continuous eLearning?

Continuous Learning in Business: Examples

Pixar

IBM

PayPal

MOXA

To Sum Up

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Digital Marketing Specialist at iSpring Solutions www.ispringsolutions.com

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