- Asking employees what frustrations, problems, or issues they have with accomplishing a task (one that the training is designed to address)
- Sharing a need to comply with new/changed legal requirements, internal corporate policies, or evolving customer demands, etc.
- Introduction of new systems, tools, resources, etc. that is unfamiliar to the employees.
The Importance of Pre-Training Event” Activities in Gaining Employee Engagement. How to Engage Employees within the Training Event On any given day, across numerous company conference rooms, hotel meeting spaces, and even virtual classrooms, there are training events occurring simultaneously. Some of them will do little to change behavior or performance. Others will be the fulcrum needed to drive additional efficiencies, profit, revenue, or effectiveness. The differences between them, in part, will often be the result of how well the training sought to engage the employees within the training. Dearly Beloved, We are Gathered Here… The initial step of engaging the employee once in a training session is to establish WHY there is a need for training. This can be accomplished through a variety of means:This is a guestpost by David Zahn is the President of ZAHN Consulting, LLC, the second in a 3-part series. For the previous article, please read