Young workers in the UK are prepared to accept training and career development because they know they will not get a pay rise due to the economic climate, a study has claimed
According to a People 1st Training Company survey in conjunction with ICM Research, 69% of workersfeel more valued by their company when they are offered training.
Increased training opportunities were highlighted by 33% as an acceptable alternative to a pay increase, while 31% would like an extra holiday day.
Sharon Glancy, from the People 1st Training Company, said: "Offering staff training and supporting their career development with your company is a win-win situation."
She added that training helps workers feel valued while employers are gaining a workforce with the tools, skills and knowledge to do their jobs better.
Leadership and Management Training was the most popular training workers would like to receive, named by 33% of respondents, followed by IT, social media skills, and finance and administrative training.
[Source: Institute of Leadership & Management; Website; Nov 2011]
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