From my past few blog posts you may see a pattern – learning. I finished my own college education a few years ago, but I firmly believe that learning should never stop. We can learn on the job, or from outside reading, but we should always try to be learning new things. It keeps the brain sharp! In fact, I often find myself learning new things from reviewing old material. This blog post is about becoming student again.
I have decided to do some interesting experiments every weekend and share it next week as a weekend project on the blog. Many times in our business lives and personal lives are very separate, however, this post will talk about one instance where my two lives connect.
We have now reached the end of our series about developer training. I hope you have come away thinking that training is the best way to advance in your company and that you are looking for training opportunities right now. If you’re still not convinced here are a few things to keep in mind:
Training benefits the employer and the employee.
A well trained employee is a happy employee, and a happy employee is more efficient and productive.
Training an employee might be expensive, but it is less expensive than hiring a new person.
If you have been reading this series, by now you are aware of all the pros and cons that can come along with training. We’ve asked and answered hard questions, and investigated them “whys” and “hows” of training. Now it is time to talk about all the different kinds of developer training that are out there!
Congratulations! You are now a fully trained developer! You spent hours in a classroom, watching webinars, and reading materials. You are now more educated and more prepared than ever before. Now what? Let us learn more about Developer Training – Difficult Questions and Alternative Perspective.
If you have been reading this series of posts about Developer Training, you can probably determine where my mind lies in the matter – firmly “pro.” There are many reasons to think that training is an excellent idea for the company. In the end, it may seem like the company gets all the benefits and the employee has just wasted a few hours in a dark, stuffy room. However, don’t let yourself be fooled, this is not the case!