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Relationship between employee training and employee development

1.What is the relationship between employee training and employee development? Are both necessary within an organization? Which is more important to an organization's development and why?

2. Should the Human Resources Department be responsible for career development? Why or why not? What are the advantages or disadvantages of promoting career development?

3.What is the goal of employee development? How does employee development affect organizational development? Do you think an organization should develop its own employee training program or should it be outsourced and why?

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1.What is the relationship between employee training and employee development? Are both necessary within an organization? Which is more important to an organization's development and why?

When we discuss employee training in HR, generally we are discussing a finite or specific event. For example there are specific training seminars or workshops that will actually have a beginning point (maybe a date) and an ending point. It could be one on one such as training videos or modules.

Employee development, however, is a much bigger, overall picture. It includes and usually requires a shared responsibility of the employee and the company as a whole. Examples could be taking an employee that is new and during their training stages, you pair them up with an experienced employee. We often call this coaching or overlooking. They develop a better understanding of the job A HR manager will often times rotate the employee into different areas of the job with other employees thus to create a more developed employee, by giving them more job responsibilities and allowing them to learn about the ...

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