Work experience is not the same as learning. We often hear of Human Resource Managers using “on-the-job training” as a preferred training approach. But what does it really mean? Is it just experience of doing a job or task? Learning on-the-job definition On-the-job training (OJT) is a form of training taking place in a normal working situation Source Experience is not the same as learning We do learn from experiences, but is the “learning” that the individual gets and interprets what the … [Read more...] about Experience is not the same as on-the-job learning (or training) #HRBlog
"“If you think training is expensive, try ignorance”. Peter Drucker" Training can be in many forms, on-the-job, off-the-job etc. But not doing that training can have costs that as a manager and business we could be paying for many years. For example, if you have a small team, having one person trained to help and support people, may be all that is needed. But what happens when that person is sick or worse, they leave! How do you train your people then? If you do not train, then using systems … [Read more...] about If you think training is expensive
Where to Train - On-site or off-site? One of the most common questions asked by people new to training is "which is better... on or off site training?". Unfortunately there is no single right answer but the following may help you in your decision for a given course or programme. Generally speaking the more "training"/ direct job related the activity then being "on-site" has its advantages of associating the learning with the work place. For development activity in preparation for a future … [Read more...] about Training Courses – On or off site?