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Employee training in a high-tech world
By Andrew Drummond
Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/17/2000

In today’s workplace, changes are an everyday occurrence. Some changes are large such as the rollout of a new software suite or the implementation of new marketing and sales strategies, and some are as small as a new photocopier. All of these changes result in the need to teach people how to complete a task in a different manner.

Educational professionals in the high-tech sector are responsible for implementing training programs that work and effectively transfer the appropriate knowledge to a wide variety of audiences. By determining the barriers to employee training, how to effectively train individuals on new technology and how to use the latest trends in training, educational professionals can successfully implement training programs within their organizations.