Tips from October 23, 2009
The Small Business tips today discuss hands-on training and its benefits.
- Role Play: employees mimic real decision making in business situations. Very effective: try upper management & employee roles.
- Internship: get a feel for employment before becoming an employee. Get on-the-job and classroom training to learn about the business.
- Apprenticeships: over a long period of time, employees develop many skills while supervised by a senior employee. Usually for a trade.
- Job Rotation: employees learn a little about every department to learn different tasks and skills associated with each job.
Daily Overview: Hands-on training allows for a different learning process to take place and can even be most memorable.