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Why you should invest in training your workforce

The business world is continuously changing and the same can be said for the software used to propel this innovation and growth. However, how can a business make sure they are on the cutting edge of all these developments and not falling behind? With such a wide variety of Microsoft Solutions, options and software’s it can be extremely difficult to pick the right choice or even use your chosen product effectively.

This is where proper and efficient training becomes an invaluable tool for those looking to upskill their workforce or get the best from their product. Advantage offer multiple training courses across the full spectrum of the Microsoft Solutions. Below we look at a few of the more crucial reasons training and upskilling your workforce is so important.

More efficiency 

Getting to grips with your new Microsoft solution can be tricky at first. With any new system change there is always an initial phase of adapting to the different processes needed to get the most out of your application. This adjustment period can be mitigated by effective training to ensure that your workforce are fully onboard and understand the benefits of the solution.

Another benefit of training is not purely just the fact that your workforce become aware of the best ways to use this software but also aware of the increase of efficiency this software brings to your team. Training your team to use their solution to the best of their ability will increase the positive impact and acceptance of your new solution.

Enhances your company reputation 

Another distinct benefit that comes from specialised training is the positive impact it will have on your business. Companies that train their employees can expect to see an improvement in their company reputation. This can be both from an internal and external viewpoint as your company reaps the benefits of showing they are committed to improving the way they do things for the good of their clients and customers.

This can come from various training sessions or certificates to show your company is continually committed to its success in every area.

Lower risk for your company 

Training also lowers potential risks for your company in different areas depending on the solution you have chosen. Organisations can be at risk due to issues like improper management of data which can cause big losses or lead to missing out on lucrative opportunities with clients. For example, is your company utilising the most of CRM or are you leaving out critical prospect information due to improper use of your system?

Lower the risk to your company and your clients by training your workforce and instilling more confidence across your workforce.

Higher morale and lower turnover 

One critical benefit of training is the effect it has on the morale of your staff. Employees want to know that are being given the tools to do their job effectively and that their company is committed to their development and growth on a personal level. Giving your workforce training shows that your company is committed to your employees overall betterment.

Training your workforce can result in higher team morale and a lower turnover of staff as they feel valued and invested in. Increasing the skillset and knowledge of your current team can result in compounding long term benefits in the future for your company as the workforce reaps the benefits of being more knowledgeable in their roles. This higher morale and a deeper commitment to the company often results in lower overall turnover. 

Have you had training for your staff to upskill them in any of the Microsoft Solutions? Find the upcoming Advantage training days here. Are you interested in keeping up to date with the latest Microsoft and tech news? Join our mailing list and contact us to find out more about what Advantage can do for you.