1. What is training and its purpose?
Training is the process of increasing the knowledge, skills , aptitude and
abilities of an employee for doing the specific job in an efficient manner. It
implies imparting technical knowledge, manipulative skills, problem solving
ability and positive attitude into the employee. The resources used up in human
resource training is an investment in human assets and the skills acquired in
the process is an advantage for both the enterprise and the employees. The
purpose of training is to enable the employees to get acquainted with their
present and prospective jobs. It makes new employees more productive and
efficient in the minimum of time and makes the employees
familiar with new machines and techniques by refreshing their knowledge. The need
for formal and systematic training has increased because of the rapid technological
changes which create new job opportunities. These new jobs demand certain special
skills that need to be developed in all employees through appropriate and best operating
2. What are the advantages of training?
The main advantages of training are:-
Performance:- training helps to improve the quantity and quality of work
output, increase knowledge, skills, productivity of both employees and an organisation
as a whole.
learning period:- it helps to reduce the learning time and cost required
to reach the acceptable level of performance. The employees need not waste time
in learning through trial or error or by observing others.
of procedures:- through it, the best available methods of performing
the work can be standardised and taught to all employees, which helps to improve
the quality of performance.
development:- it enables organisation to fill manpower needs and thus
face the difficulties and overcome defects involved in selection process. Under
it, promising employees can be spotted and trained for higher level jobs and thus
provides a reservoir of competent replacements and prevents managerial obsolescence.
of materials and equipment:- it helps trained employees to make better
and economical use of materials and equipment, thus wastage will be low. Also, the
rate of industrial accidents and damages to machinery and equipment will be minimum.
This in turn will lead to low cost of production per unit.
it reduces the need for detailed and constant supervision of workers by making them
self-reliant in their work as they know what to do and how to do it.
it helps to improve the employees' job satisfaction, morale, developing in them
positive attitude, making them more cooperative and loyal to the organisation. It
enables them to utilise and develop their full potential. With improvement in industrial
discipline and relations, rates of absenteeism and labour turnover are reduced.
Management:- it facilitates delegation and decentralisation of authority.
Training is an adjunct of the management process. Trained employees are willing
to accept new and challenging assignments. The stability and flexibility of the
organization is also improved.
But training is effective only when it is properly planned and effectively executed.
Training methods must be appropriate to the level of employees, the nature of tasks
and the purpose of training.
3. What are different types of Training?
Here, Some of the important methods of training are:-
training :- Under it the worker is trained by his/her immediate supervisor
at the workplace. This training is relatively cheap and less time consuming and
no separate equipment and accommodation is required for it. This is called as 'learning
by doing' process of training. It may take any one or more of the following forms,
namely- Coaching(procedure by which superior teaches job knowledge and skills to
a subordinate in a job routine); Under-study (under this, the trainee is designated
as the heir-apparent to his boss and his future depends on the fate of his boss);
or Job rotation (trainee is periodically rotated from job to job instead of sticking
to one, so as to broaden his general background in various job positions).
training :- Under this method, employees are trained in a special training
centre(vestibule), which is a replica of the actual work conditions of the workplace.
The training is provided by qualified instructors under a carefully controlled learning
conditions. It may be called as 'learning before doing' process. It is suitable
when a large number of people are to be trained at the same time and for the same
kind of work.Such a training method is less-time consuming and does not interfere
with regular process of production.Under it,trainees are not under any pressure
of the work situation and thus,can fully concentrate on learning process.
training :- Under it the trainees serve as apprentices and some stipend
is paid to them during the training period. They also acquire valuable skills which
carry a high price in the labour market. Under it, the trainee is placed under the
supervision of an experienced person who teaches him/her the necessary skills and observes
his/her performance. Such training is desirable in industries which require constant
flow of new and cheap employees expected to become all-round craftsmen.
training :- Under it theoretical instructions are provided to the trainees
through the joint efforts of the employers and the educational institutions. The
main purpose of the special courses is to provide advanced knowledge in specific
areas for the effective performance of the particular job. Employers send their
employees for training to the technical or vocational training institutes.Special
courses are designed to fill the needs of organisation and lecture method is used
for instruction.Such a training is suitable where depth knowledge, concept clarity, problem-solving
ability are required to be learned.
Since training is an on-going process,the effectiveness of a training programme
should be evaluated so that necessary improvements may be made in it from time to
time.This training process continues as long as the organisation remains in the
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8. How do I enter my contact details?
Your contact details are important and compulsory part of your registration . This
is where recruiter/employer will contact you for training. In this area, you will
see that there is drop-down list . Just you have to select your country, current
location, preferred location from the drop-down list of country, current
location respectively. And you have to type your mobile number and landline number.
Mobile number is compulsory because through the mobile number, the employer will
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You have to write/type your key skills in the given box. It is important to add your key
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job or training to short-list candidates.
In the area of interest , you can select your area of interest for which you want to apply , from the drop-down list.
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