What companies are great at training people
August 18, 2009 3:35 PM Subscribe
What companies do a particularly good job of advancing the skills of their employees? What kinds of things do they do that facilitate that?
posted by willnot to work & money (9 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
A little while ago, I listed to an interview with John Hagel
. It it, he mentioned that if you ask any CEO what the most important thing in their business is, they'd say their people. However, many people don't really feel appreciated.
Hagel suggested that the problem is with the focus. Rather than focusing on finding or retaining great people, companies should focus on building great people and that if they get the reputation for that, then finding and retaining people takes care of itself.
I was really struck by this idea, so I'd like to know what companies do a particularly good job of this and what kinds of things they do to facilitate learning and growth.