Training program

Essay by sandys6969University, Bachelor'sA-, May 2007

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This paper will develop a training program for a new employee at Liberty Tax service. This training will entail usage of interactive user driven menus to learn the income tax program. The training program will also consist of the monitoring training needs, objectives, implementation, evaluation, and reinforces that are required to prepare the employee for the position at my organization. The paper will describe the employees' requirements for the position in the organization.

In small businesses with one or two employees the responsibility for human resources usually lies with the owner. Other small businesses with a slightly larger workforce may have a designated person whose job is to look after issues relating to staff. Customer satisfaction is no doubt dependent on a large number of variables. At times it may be difficult to measure the actual benefits of training in terms of customer satisfaction, it appears essential to provide some type of training for employees to improve job performance.

At the writers franchisee the employees needs training is determined by what they are bringing to the table at the time of hiring. As the owner of the business, I cannot simply rely on the employees coming in with all the necessary skills to be successful in their position. Some may require more computer skills, while others need receptionist or time management skills. The employee is responsible for income tax preparation, customer service, outgoing mail, and receptionist.

Individual needs should drive the training program and this is not always an easy task to accomplish. A one-size-fits-all approach to management training will most likely not be highly successful. Once training needs have been identified, then training objectives and priorities must be established by identifying a gap analysis, which indicates the distance between where an employee is, with his or her capabilities...