HR Clinic: Learning and Development on a Shoe String

Posted in : HR Updates on 13 September 2010 Issues covered:

Just when we thought things couldn’t get worse, they just did. The news from around the world reinforces the fact that we are in a deepening economic crisis. We are told that our local economy faces a second recessionary dip. Employers are reacting by cutting or slashing budgets, amongst the first to go is the training or learning budget. What advice can you give to employers who are considering what learning and development to provide on a ‘shoe string’ budget?

1. Identify your business priorities, and focus your attention on those.

It is crucial that attentions are focused on what improvements are needed to secure your competitive advantage. Any expenditure from scarce funding or

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