Training is a vital aspect of any company, and this remains true for internal staff as well. In fact, communicating the available training resources to internal staff is crucial for their professional development and growth within the organization. A recent survey conducted by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology revealed some interesting findings regarding the importance of communicating training resources to staff.

According to the survey, 92% of internal staff who were walked through the available training resources by their company reported using the training and finding it helpful. On the other hand, only 31% of staff who were not made aware of the training resources said they used it, with 61% not using it at all and 8% using it but not finding it helpful.

The survey also looked at the specific types of training that are in high demand among internal staff. The top four types of training identified were sourcing and/or recruiting tactics, management/leadership training, sales/marketing tactics, and operational processes of the firm. This shows that staff are looking for opportunities to enhance their skills and knowledge in these areas.

Interestingly, the survey also revealed that while internal staff believe technology is essential to their job, many feel they have not received sufficient training in this area. This was particularly evident among on-site managers based at