Author: Mary McCabe

Why should an employee undertake training?

  1. Career advancement: Up-skilling can open up new opportunities for career advancement, such as promotions or higher-paying positions. Having a diverse set of skills makes you more valuable to your employer, and can increase your chances of being selected for leadership roles or special projects.
  2. Increased job security: Keeping your skills current and relevant can help you stay competitive in the job market and make you more valuable to your employer. This can lead to increased job security and reduce the risk of being laid off or replaced.
  3. Improved job performance: Up-skilling can help you perform your job better by giving you the tools and knowledge you need to work more efficiently and effectively. This can lead to increased productivity and job satisfaction.
  4. Better earning potential: With new skills comes the ability to command a higher salary. Up-skilling can lead to a higher earning potential, which can help you achieve your financial goals and improve your standard of living.
  5. Increased job satisfaction: Continuing to learn and grow in your job can be incredibly fulfilling. It can give you a sense of accomplishment and help you stay engaged in your work.
  6. Keep up with new technology: The world is constantly changing, and with it the technology and tools used in the job market. Upskilling will help you stay current and familiar with new technology, which can give you an edge in the job market.

In summary, upskilling in your job can be beneficial in many ways, including increased job security, earning potential, job satisfaction and career advancement. It can also help you stay current with the latest technologies and industry trends, making you a more valuable asset to your employer.

The Importance of Training

Continued training in the workplace is important for several reasons. It helps employees stay current with new technologies and industry developments, which can make them more valuable to the organization.

Additionally, training can help employees develop new skills and improve their performance, which can lead to increased productivity and job satisfaction.

Furthermore, providing ongoing training can also show employees that their employer is invested in their development, which can help with employee retention. Additionally, it’s important for organizations to stay compliant with regulations by training employees on the new laws, policies, and procedures that may arise.

Overall, investing in continued training can have a positive impact on both the employees and the organization.

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Building Bridges To Your Market – Free Course 

Tuesday 24th January, 2023

10am – 11.30am


How A Brand Works  – to bridge the gap between buyer and seller

Best Customer Assessment – a basis on which to identify the best customers in your market

Bullseye Customer Profile – a basis on which to profile the best prospects in your market and how to reach them

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Biophilic design is a concept used within the building industry to increase occupant connectivity to the natural environment through the use of direct nature, indirect nature, and space and place conditions.

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Sept 2022  Mornings: Tuesday from 9.30 am to 12.00 am. 20th, 27th, 4th Oct

Length of the Programme: 3 Week Course, Biophilic Design, 3 x 2 5 -hour sessions

Biophilic design is an essential addition to an Interior designer’s tool kit, transforming spaces to provide clients with opportunities to live and work in healthier environments.

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According to the Irish Times Opportunistic’ cybercriminals cost Irish economy €9.6bn in 2020. The report also notes a 100 per cent rise in computer viruses and a 20 per cent increase in phishing attacks, in which fraudulent communications purporting to be from reputable sources are sent to businesses and consumers. 

Cybercriminals are innovative and opportunistic. This means you also need to be innovative in how you mitigate against potential cyberattack risks.

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Course Time : 9.30am to 12.30pm
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