You’d think that for every job you acquire, you’d obtain the necessary training so you could get started as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, the assumption is false. Many employees receive little to no training; 59% reported receiving no workplace training and being totally self-taught. When they do receive training, it is frequently for only 24 minutes each week.
From the standpoint of a manager, it’s apparent why they speed up the training process and emphasize selecting people with more of the skill sets that they seek. Training requires time and money to implement, and depending on the employee’s learning abilities, it may take some time for them to be the perfect worker for the position.
Fortunately, there is a new kind of employee training that may benefit both employees and supervisors. This technology, aptly named microlearning, reduces the stress and uncertainty of traditional training methods by breaking information down into smaller parts via an app. This enables a more efficient learning environment in which to gain abilities at any pace in order to boost retention and get into the rhythm of the work faster. The material also includes videos with motion graphics, animations, and interactive text to keep engagement from the viewer to better communicate the material.