70 Percent of Employees Are Likely to Participate in Job Retraining If Offered
July 9, 2019
Nearly three-quarters of peoplethink it is very or somewhat important for employers to help them build the skills needed to find another job or transition to another role. Experts believe job development and retraining can yield significant returns
Seventy percent of employees (70 percent) say they are likely to participate in an employer-provided job retraining program, according to a new survey report by Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews firm.
Clutch surveyed 510 full-time employees in the U.S. to learn about their experiences with and attitudes about job development and retraining.
"[Companies] have not been able to say why people stay, why people go, what makes them succeed," said Joe Carella, Assistant Dean for Executive Education at the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona.
Carella says that a happy workforce is a motivated workforce. Retraining is an opportunity for companies to think about their larger strategy and bridge two priorities: the future of the company and the future of the people who work for it.
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