Jonathan DeVore

By: Jonathan DeVore on May 1st, 2023

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Why Your Employees Need More Hands-On Experiences During Training

What if doctors only learned how to perform surgery in a classroom? They simply would attend lectures and after they covered all the materials they would be qualified to perform heart and brain surgeries.

Would you want that doctor performing your surgery? I'm guessing probably not.

Luckily, that isn't reality. Doctors and other medical professionals spend years practicing the procedures they will be performing before they earn a degree. 

In reality, many jobs don't require hands-on practice before employees are set out on their own. And, yet, employees would be better prepared for their jobs if you incorporated more hands-on activities in your training curriculum.

As the head consultant at ScreenSteps — a knowledge base software and training solution business — I've seen businesses onboard employees as much as 87% faster by focusing more on hands-on training than lectured-based training.

Watch the 2.5-minute video for an explanation of why hands-on training is beneficial to your new hires.

Incorporate more hands-on training in your employee training curriculum

Want to incorporate more hands-on training in your new hire training curriculum? 

Build a training curriculum takes intentional planning. Luckily, we have a free eBook to help guide you through the process. 

With ScreenSteps, we've developed an employee training curriculum — the Find & Follow Training Framework — that helps you train your employees in 30 days or less. Companies that have used the Framework have sped up training by as much as 87%. Another company decreased its training budget by 85% while training faster and switching to remote training.

Download our free new hire training guide. In it, you will learn how to create an employee training curriculum that incorporates more hands-on training while helping you complete training in 30 days or less.

How to Plan, Build, and Run a New Hire Training Program That Works Download

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