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How professional development helps companies and employees succeed

Available Online https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesnonprofitcou...
Publication Date April 12, 2017
Author Kevin Lynch
Source Forbes
Source Type Blog
Summary

This article focuses on the importance of employee development. The article suggests an organization’s workforce is the key to its success and posits that professional development facilitates optimal performance. The article advises organizations to invest in employee development by using surveys to identify valuable insight regarding organizational knowledge and the developmental opportunities employees are most interested in. The article also recommends fostering an environment that encourages employee growth by providing programs, resources, and training opportunities. Lastly, the article advises organizations to keep in mind that employee success is directly related to organizational success.

Keywords Development, invest, workforce, professional development, growth, training
Reference

Lynch, K. (2017, April 12). How professional development helps companies and employees succeed. Forbes [Online]. Retrieved April 21, 2017, from http://www.forbes.com

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