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8 ways online tech training pays back

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Learn 8 ways online tech training is an effective tool for keeping your staff up to date and making them more productive.

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8 ways online tech training pays back

  1. 1. 1. Online training actually makes more time for work WHY? • Courses available 24 hours per day and on any device • Workers learn new skills and hone old ones without wasting time searching Google or YouTube for answers from questionable sources • Workers self-report training throughout the day–mostly away from work hours Data source: “Pluralsight: a small investment that pays big dividends.” 2015.
  2. 2. 2. Online training provides a jump on the future WHY? • Online training get topics out quickly to keep up with the fast pace of change in the industry • Courses are taught by pros who use the tech and understand what skills workers need PLURALSIGHT USERS REPORT: • 90% learned a new skill needed for their existing work • 85% say they have more confidence to learn new technology • 36% learned a skill so they could take on a new project Data source: “Pluralsight: a small investment that pays big dividends.” 2015.
  3. 3. 3. Workers actually use the courses WHY? • Flexibility to take classes whenever, wherever • Wide variety of courses let people skill up across disciplines • Classes updated/added in real time to reflect changing tech industry Data source: “Pluralsight: a small investment that pays big dividends.” 2015.
  4. 4. 4. Online is more effective than a classroom WHY? • Content is accessible at the moment of need, when workers are stuck on a project or problem • Binge-learning! (No need to wait to move to next course) Data source: “Pluralsight: a small investment that pays big dividends.” 2015.
  5. 5. 5. Online classes address needs – lots of needs WHY? • Demand drives course offerings • Courses can fit niche audiences because of lack of brick and mortar overhead Data source: “Pluralsight: a small investment that pays big dividends.” 2015.
  6. 6. 6. Learning improves employee retention WHY? • Opens up opportunities to use new skills and take on more responsibility • Affirms employer’s value of existing workforce Data source: “Pluralsight: a small investment that pays big dividends.” 2015.
  7. 7. 7. Training is more affordable than hiring new WHY? • Overall cost of training is lower than hiring new • Downtime associated with hiring also extends to teams • involved in the hiring process and teams dependent upon vacant position Data source: "Retaining Talent: A Guide to Analyzing and Managing Employee Turnover," Society of Human Resource Management, 2008
  8. 8. 8. ROI of training is high and measurable Data source: “Pluralsight: a small investment that pays big dividends.” 2015. WHY? • Training saves time because it makes employees more productive • Online training is custom-designed to meet the needs of each individual
  9. 9. Sources Data source: “Pluralsight: a small investment that pays big dividends.” 2015. • Survey of 1,978 participants conducted by independent research firm CEB, Inc. for Pluralsight. • Information in slides refers to Pluralsight’s online training only. Results of training with other online providers may be different. • For more information about Pluralsight, visit Pluralsight.com or request a free pilot for you and your team: sales@pluralsight.com.

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