THE IMPORTANCE OF TRAINING EMPLOYEES FOR YOUR BUSINESS

The Importance of Training Employees for your Business

The vast majority of businesses wouldn’t even consider having unskilled and unqualified workers on their staff. However, it is pretty common that their workers aren’t really on par with industry standards; and there may be multiple reasons for that, and many of them have nothing to do with the employees themselves.

A very common cause of a worker’s under-qualification is the constantly changing technology, which keeps becoming increasingly demanding. Whether it is the employees’ fault or not, it is the employer’s responsibility to improve their personnel’s knowledge base continually, so that their output continues to satisfy industry standards.

In this article, we’ve compiled a list of reasons why all business owners should care about investing in training their employees.

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The three most common mistakes in online learning

The three most common mistakes in online learning

At Recruitment Juice, we’ve seen what recruiter training looks like on the frontlines. We’ve been instrumental in helping thousands of people around the world learn, develop, grow and achieve in their careers.

But for every one of our successes, we’ve seen how online learning can go wrong. We’ve seen what makes a new initiative fail and, in the majority of cases, it comes down to the same few common mistakes.

Whether you’re trying to help your people get more from online learning or embarking on a new training programme, pay special attention to these three key areas.

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An update from our partnership with United World Schools

At Recruitment Juice, we’ve always put people at the centre of everything we do. This is why we launched the Juice Reward Centre – a place where your completed courses become ‘coins’ that go towards real-life rewards. Teaming up with a charity called United World Schools on a project called Teach the Unreached, every 200 coins becomes a day of school for a child in Cambodia.

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How Humour Makes Learning Stick

How Humour Makes Learning Stick

“I used to work at the bank, but I lost interest.”

If we agree that, at least in theory, this is a joke, you can see it works using the element of surprise. The first half of the sentence sends your mind in one direction. The second half surprises you with something unexpected.

That’s what makes a joke work. But it’s also why jokes are often hard to remember and retell.

By definition, humour doesn’t always fit into your normal flow of logic. So as quickly as the brain takes a joke in, it quickly throws it aside once you’ve finished laughing.

And that raises a question when it comes to learning: why is humour so often forgettable, yet humour in training is proven to increase retention?

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How to Use Gamification in Recruitment

How to Use Gamification in Recruitment

For the results of the business and the job satisfaction of your people, ongoing training and development is absolutely essential. People need training to perform, thrive and succeed. But that doesn’t mean people will see the value of training for themselves – or look forward to the prospect of yet another course.

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What’s to come in 2019 from Recruitment Juice?

We wanted to take the opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all at Recruitment Juice.

Recruitment Juice has had an amazing year and there’s even bigger better things to come in 2019.

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Turning Your Training into Social Good

Turning Your Training into Social Good

At Recruitment Juice, we’ve always put people at the centre of everything we do. We’ve seen how a fresh, interesting and enjoyable experience helps people learn. And now we’re taking that even further by making learning an opportunity to do real social good.

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Investing In Your Employees: How Modern Companies Do It

Investing In Your Employees: How Modern Companies Do It

Investing in your employees is a well-known technique for business development and growth. It will take time for all companies to realise and implement this in their routine, but some of them already have and guess what- it’s working!

If you are being skeptical about investing in your companies’ employees, or simply don’t know how, here is some useful advice for you.

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Recruiter Tips: Are You ‘Consciously Incompetent’ Or ‘Unconsciously Competent’?

Recruiter Tips: Are You ‘Consciously Incompetent’ Or ‘Unconsciously Competent’?

One thing I learned very early on in my career looking after teams of recruiters is that every single new consultant needs to know that, as their manager, you truly appreciate where they’re sitting in terms of their level of competency.

I also quickly learned that their perceived level of competency then had a direct impact on their actual level of confidence in or on the job.

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What’s so great about microlearning?

What’s so great about microlearning?

Microlearning is on everyone’s radar as the latest training and development craze. But is it just a load of hype that’s become temporarily embedded into the corporate psyche? Or is it a genuine ‘here to stay’ phenomenon that you need to get up to speed with, and fast?

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