Why Your Training Is Failing... And How To Fix It | Hire Top Talent | Scoop.it

It seems outlandish to consider that the amount spent by companies on training has risen steadily over the past decade, culminating in a whopping $70.65 billion spent on training expenditures by U.S. firms in 2016 alone. Yet with all that money spent training their workforce, very few companies actually take the time to look at the actual effectiveness of their training programs.

The Association for Talent Development reported 95 percent of training was enjoyed by participants, but only 37 percent of training resulted in participants learning the material, only 13 percent reached a level where participants applied what they learned, and a mere 3 percent of training reached a level where the organization felt an impact.