December 1, 2017 | Justin Rogina
A dedicated and well-trained workforce is crucial for every organization’s success. Employee productivity and performance directly impacts profitability for businesses. Proper employee training certainly has an important impact on a company’s bottom line, but many organizations still fail to include it as a key strategy.
Virtual Training Enhances Productivity
With virtual training, businesses can address specific challenges, and boost employee productivity. According to a report by IBM, companies can improve productivity up to 50 percent by leveraging virtual learning tools and strategies. The increased availability of virtual devices has further improved the scope for technology-based training.
Limited knowledge of technology is often attributed to a lack of training personnel, time constraints, or a lack of proper resources and educational materials. However, in today’s dynamic business environment, there are plenty of resources available. Advances in technology have made it easier to build a valuable team of well-trained employees, and harder to accept excuses for neglecting to properly onboard new employees.
Recorded Videos Facilitate On-Demand Training
Recorded videos are a popular choice used for employee training. They allow you to catalog required material that directly meets an employee's’ needs. Employees can access videos at their convenience, anytime and anywhere. Unlike traditional education programs, e-learning or virtual training is faster and more accessible. Making training available on-demand gives employees a chance to revisit training materials if they have questions, or need to refresh their skills.
Free Up Meeting Space with Virtual Learning
The ability to access content on-demand is changing the need to book large meeting spaces for training sessions. Livecasting and on-demand content for smarter training and better communication allows employees and management to attend live meetings by video conferencing from anywhere. It is no longer necessary to spend time scheduling and organizing large-scale training sessions which can be time consuming, and inefficient. Virtual training is a movement that is giving new levels of accessibility to employees.
Virtual Learning is the Future of Employee Training
Virtual learning provides more focused and user-friendly delivery models that motivate people to learn. When combined with proper training material, it creates a consistent learning environment for employees. Offering on-demand content keeps employees interested, as they are able to find the right information at the just the right time. Virtual training is not eliminating the need for presentation and high-tech spaces, but it is making the process of training employees a more convenient, efficient and accessible experience.