Are you a manager or business leader wondering which corporate training goals you should prioritize this year?
It can be a tough call, given the sheer number of professional development courses and topics out there.
What new skills would most benefit your team and help your company grow?
Some organizations are prioritizing obvious and immediate needs. For example, video conferencing training to help employees conduct business or teach classes online during the pandemic.
But in most cases, companies are looking for ways to get a competitive edge over the long term. They are seeking professional training in less tangible areas—soft skills that directly impact teamwork, productivity, morale, talent retention, and company culture.
In fact, soft skills (versus finite technical skills) have become increasingly popular corporate training goals.
Which skills are companies investing in most right now? Here are the top 5 trends in corporate training and professional development.