Running head: EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT
EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Employee Training and Career DevelopmentDevon KnowlesHRM 300December 12, 2012Dr. Tim LottaeIntroductionThis paper will discuss employee training and career development. It will show how important they are to the organization and the employees. It will show different employee development methods and their benefits. There will also be an analysis of the relationship between employee development and organizational development and the role of human resource management.Employee Training and Career DevelopmentKnowledgeable and well-trained employees are needed in every organization. It is important employees are able to perform all tasks in order to achieve this set goals. Employees may stay behind in skills or may even lack training when it comes to new systems, technology or other procedures that the company may need in order to perform better. This is when the importance of training is evident. An organization has a large responsibility for their employee success which is why training, development, and career development is imperative to an organization.Businesses can improve their success by training and developing their employees. The role of training is consistently being redefined and is one of the most important parts of a business overall strategic planning. The company must contribute by providing the tools necessary by the employees as new expectations and goals are set. Training is used to guide supervisors as well as employees to improve productivity, quality, morale, and profitability. It is important for the employer to increase the employees' productivity. Training also enables employees as well as managers to produce high-quality performance. Better training can provide in business competitive advantage over other businesses. Training also helps build employee management relationships.Different employee development methods and their benefitsWell-developed employees with the appropriate training and professional goals often perform better than those who received little to no development or training through their company. Employee development is very important because these programs benefit both the organization as well as employees. Some of these methods include personal development plans. These methods focus on the employee's professional career. The company and the employee set professional goals. These goals also keep employee on track with the organization.Mentor development program is a method of pairing a member of upper management with an employee to help the employee achieve more in his or her professional career. Using the mentor program helps the company develop stronger employees and helps the employee developed a better understanding of management.The leadership development method is used to help well performing employees rise to a leadership level. With this training, the best employees are placed and a specialized...