Weak training focus carries high price tag (Guest Commentary)

Conference Board finds only modest gains in spending levels since 2010
By Claudine Kapel
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/24/2014

New research tells a familiar story about organizations and their struggle to facilitate employee development while still containing costs.

The Conference Board of Canada’s Learning and Development Outlook reports Canadian organizations spent about 1.4 per cent of their annual payroll — or an average of $705 per employee — on learning and development initiatives in 2012, up from $688 in 2010.