|| The current work force is being overwhelmed with distracting objects, and sometimes themselves, in the work environment. The invention of the cell phone meshed with the new craze – social media. Instead of working, workers are more distracted with their personal life, being interrupted by a notification or fellow co-workers distracting them. This is what work has become.
- 1% of a typical work week is all that employees have to focus on training and development.
- Workers spend 41% of their time on things that offer little personal satisfaction and do not help them get the work done.
- Many professional skills have a half-life of 2.5 to 5 years. In other words, the skills one possess today may be of no value in five years.
“1% of a typical workweek is all that employees have to focus on training and development.”