When it comes to training your workers—you have lots of choices. There are numerous methods and materials available to help you prepare and equip employees to better do their jobs. Indeed, with so many choices out there, it can be daunting to determine which methods to use and when to use them.
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The material in today’s Advisor is adapted from “Workplace Security for Employees,” which is one of dozens of courses in the HR Employment Library of BLR’s TrainingToday®.
Here’s an exercise you can use during training to test retention of your security information. The objective of the exercise is to review security policy and procedures.
Workplace security is a critical concern for employers nationwide. Crimes against businesses are increasing. Companies like yours must be concerned about theft of equipment, inventory, trade secrets, computer information, and money. You also must take steps to prevent other security risks such as arson, vandalism, and workplace violence.
In his 3-decade career with Bosch Rexroth, Mike Bryan has trained nearly 770 apprentices and continuously demonstrated his support for developing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills among the next generation of workers.
His efforts were recently recognized by the German American Chambers of Commerce (GACC), which presented Bryan with its Trainer of the Year award. The award is presented to “outstanding German subsidiaries that demonstrate excellence in workforce training by fostering advanced skills and competence development, especially in young people,” according to Bosch Rexroth (www.boschrexroth-us.com).
Here’s a useful training exercise you can use to get your ethics training off to an interactive start. The objective of the exercise is to examine key issues involved in business ethics.
Ask trainees to complete the worksheet below. Then use the answers provided in the “Guidance” section to discuss the results as a group and answer any questions.