The Higher Ed Workplace Blog

Renewed Emphasis on Training

trainingA new study by researchers at Bersin by Deloitte reports that training budgets have increased by an average of 12% and as much as 20% in technology and manufacturing companies this year. We in Human Resources place a high value on workforce training but know that when times are tough, training is often the first place we look to achieve mandated budget cuts.

Like the survey suggests, are you experiencing a renewed emphasis on training with attendant funding increases? Where are you putting your training dollars — on skills training, leadership/supervisory training, diversity training … ?