Training best on the job

2nd June 2006 at 01:00
Workers say that they prefer training on-the-job to attending courses, according to a survey of employees' attitudes. Skilling me Softly, a report from the National Institute for Adult Continuing Education, found that 77 per cent think their performance improves most when they train at work.

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