Magazine article Training & Development

Survey Says

Magazine article Training & Development

Survey Says

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Where employees train

* in their cubicle or office, 39%

* at home on own time, 35%

* don't have time, 13%

* at offsite workshops, 9%

* at their company's learning center, 4%

Source Frontline Website

Employee growth

* Major U.S. companies have grown their workforces by 5.9 percent in the past 12 months, ending June 2000.

* Job turnover rates rose to 19 percent.

* And 76 percent of HR managers report that skilled workers are scarce, according to the American Management Association.

HR's struggle

* More than half-55.6 percent-of HR professionals say that the biggest technology issue they face is choosing the right technology to meet the ever-increasing scope of their responsibilities.

* Only 24 percent say the cost of such technology is their biggest concern.

Source RewardsPlus, www.rewardsplus.com

Who's online?

* Roughly half of all large U.S. companies use instant messaging.

* About 90 percent will be using instant messaging by 2003, according to Gartner.

Source USA Today

Who's interacting?

* Only 11 percent of corporate training programs are conducted through computer interaction, video streaming, or other online means. …

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