One thing worse than training employees and losing them is not training them and keeping them.- Zig Ziglar
In a dynamically changing world where one has to be alert & learning all the time, a skill set gap can mean stagnation in terms of career path, monetary gains & opportunities too. While it is critical for the employers to invest in employee training to maintain efficiency, competence & competitive edge , It is equally of even more important for an employee to keep training themselvs.
Most often, an employer can find a better skilled replacement ( this has a cost, of course) instead of training existing employees.
Actually who pays the price if an employee is not trained enough for the job ?
Is the onus for training always on the employer only ?
And who should pay for training ?
who loses if an employee is not trained ?
can we look at an employee initiated training scenario ?
How can we build a culture of continuous learning ?