Employee training is a hot topic and with the size of the learning and development market at a whopping $164.2 billion, it is big business too.
There are entire fields dedicated to employee training, and specialities within training — training in public speaking, management, hiring, and of course, training in training.
And it only makes sense. Most things can be learned by doing, but that means making some messy mistakes along the way and no one wants it to look like they, or their organization, is failing. So instead, we train.
But is training really all it's cracked up to be?