Training

What is employee experience and why is it important?

Every company invests in the customer experience. And as organizations increasingly recognize people as their greatest assets, they’re investing in the employee experience as well. Employee experience encapsulates what people encounter and observe over the course of their tenure at an organization. Why is employee experience important? Employee experience is a worker’s perceptions about his …

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How to use work instructions to improve productivity in manufacturing

If you’re looking for a way to improve production quality and efficiency, then you may want to consider implementing a work instruction system. Work instructions are documents that describe the steps of a process and are used as guidelines for workers. Work instructions improve manufacturing productivity by reducing defects and errors, training new employees, and …

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Different Types of Training

Training of employees and managers is absolutely essential in this changing environment. It is an important activity that helps in improving the competency of employees. Training gives a lot of benefits to the employees such as improvement in efficiency and effectiveness, development of self-confidence and assists everyone in self-management. There are different types of training …

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Industry 4.0 Investments In Worker Training Increase

Many manufacturers have previously only focused on integrating Industry 4.0 technologies that had a direct impact on efficiency, cutting costs, and maximizing profit – upgrading and connecting equipment. However, those who are thriving in this era are taking a more holistic approach. They understand that digital transformation applied to all areas of business, most notably, …

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Cross-training In Manufacturing – What Is It And Why It Is Important?

Cross-training in business operations, also known as multiskilling, involves training employees for a flexible response to changing production schedules. Cross-training simply aims to build the skills of everyone in the company. This way everyone better understands exactly what it takes to run the business. The idea is to empower employees to provide support from within …

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Onboarding Millennials

If your company wishes to welcome Millennials in your workforce, you must consider two very important things: they have extremely high expectations and they are impatient. Although Millennials can easily adapt to changes and deal with pressure, they are very selective and aware of their options. This means that your traditional employee training will no …

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Tips On How To Write Good Work Instructions

The importance of work instructions shows in guiding employees in the quality areas of training, reference, problem-solving and continuous improvement. However, work instructions are not just another »thing your company needs«. The content should be carefully generated, following specific guidelines on how to write work instructions. Writing clear and concise work instructions is crucial in …

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On-the-job training for modern manufacturing companies

Manufacturing executives have been losing sleep over the worker shortage for a few years. Why aren’t there enough workers?  The most common response to this question from companies and advocacy groups is that there is a fundamental skills gap.  Workers just don’t have the skillset it takes to operate in today’s high technology manufacturing workplace. …

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