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In 2014, 80% of U.S. university graduates expect to get skills training when they get a job. However, in the past two years, more than half of new employees say they haven’t been given training at a new job.

A story from Canadian Business looks at how offering skills training for new employees is worth the investment.

Training can actually increase your ROI; the Canadian hotel industry saw a 25% return when they trained employees. Some companies saw returns up to 300%.

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Not only is there a financial benefit, but employees who are trained can offer better customer service, increase productivity and communicate better.

Canadian Business adds 13% of employees are currently under-qualified for their jobs. Offering skills training may close the gap.

Read here.

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Originally published on Advisor.ca

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