Employers need a lesson in trainingThe T&D challenge: How to get management to pay and employees to show up.By Sandra Mingail02/11/2002|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/23/2002 Your product development pros are working long hours to meet their deadlines. Customer service staff are coping with a major downsizing and senior managers are putting the finishing touches on a new global partnership deal. Just how and when are you going to get staff up to speed on those new training programs?Making time for training is often a tough task. Yet the relationship between training, corporate growth and profitability is well-documented.“It has been substantiated by studies in both Canada and the United States that companies in the top half of the group for spending on training had a shareholder return that was 45 per cent higher than the market average,” says Jason Orr, president of the Ontario Society for Training and Development. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.