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Do you spend enough on training to improve productivity?

Posted Monday September 10th, 2012, 11:05 am by

One hours training returns about five hour extra productivity.  Yet according to a recent survey from the UK Commission on Employment and Skills 40% of UK companies spent nothing on training last year.  This supports Mesmo Consultancy’s observations on how poor people’s level of skills is with their email software.  Here is the tool which is used most in day-to-day businesses and yet ask people which of the key time saving features they can use such as filters and colour to manage their inbox and on average only 50% know how to use these functions.

Training is the key to improving productivity and competitiveness as has been observed by many including ourselves.  Indeed attending a short ninety minute email best practice workshop can help you find up to an extra sixty minutes a day.  When was the last time you provided your employees with any email training?  Do they use their email software properly to improve productivity or so poorly that they are often the source of unnecessary demands on the IT Help Desk.

 

Click here to check your level of Outlook IT Fitness and see where you could be saving time.  If you need some help call us and we would be pleased to talk through how providing email best practice training (to use both the email and calendar functionality) can improve business productivity.

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