For the average IT employee, exposure to “cool tools” and a resume that boasts a diverse set of cutting-edge skills and outputs is the ultimate trophy. A formal professional development program not only makes this happen, but is also a leading tool for increasing employee performance, morale, and retention when things are lean. Take the time to develop a program that delivers.
The Need to Formalize
A CompTIA survey found that 85% of respondents decide on the professional development they need based on their own plans, not on their employer’s recommendations or requirements.