Training becomes more focused

More training with fewer dollars, study shows
By Uyen Vu
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/28/2005

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he shine is coming off of e-learning. Companies continue to clamour for soft, essential or employability skills. And they’re parcelling off entire training functions to outside vendors. Depending on whom you ask, these are some of the trends seen in the training industry.

“Companies are doing more with less,” said Lynn Johnston, executive director of the Canadian Society for Training and Development. Canadian numbers from the latest American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)