Who do you feel should pay for career development training courses?

Your workplace should pay and allow company time to train.44%

Your workplace should pay but you train on your own time.50%

Employee should pay and train on their own time.4%

Other (please share below)1%


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Director in Manufacturing, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
It is a combination of all of those things

For very task specific skills the company should pay and it should be on company’s time

If someone in Engineering want to get into Marketing the company should pay but it should be on the employees personal time

Before the tax law changed my company would pay 100% tuition fees and for books for any college degree as long as it could apply to work. They were pretty liberal with it and it really retained employees and also made them more valuable to the company

In later years it dropped to company paying 80%, and then it dropped to 20% or $5,000 which ever was less on an annual basis. Nobody uses it now, or if they do they leave as soon as the required retention is over

I was fortunate to get my masters from the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University. There was no way I could afford or justify it at $5k per year from the company
CFO Advisory Director in Finance (non-banking), 10,001+ employees
Both. workplace and individual
shows but in by both.
Director of HR in Software, 51 - 200 employees
Both, workplace may invest for very specific training skills and employee should invest in self-development
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VP Sales Development, Self-employed

I fully agree. And it's best to be done during working hours.

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