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The COVID-19 pandemic was life changing in so many ways quickly and drastically transforming the way we all worked, learned, and socialized. As 2021 continues to march forward and states relax their COVID guidelines and closures, employers today are increasingly wanting to keep virtual options open for workplace training, even as their business doors reopen, and their offices fill back up.

This is true for education both training-centered for the company or to help employees stay competitive in their field by rounding out their skills.

Why is virtual training such a great investment for any company? Below are some compelling and persuasive reasons why education and training online should continue to be the new normal as we move forward post pandemic.

1.) Outstanding Training that is Not Location Limited: 

Training programs are now more accessible because Small Business Owners are not limited to any specific location. Not only can your employees learn wherever they are based, but they are also able to learn from qualified instructors anywhere in the world.

Scheduling is more flexible, and your employees’ needs are more easily met.   Additionally, more can be learned from a broader range of subjects and teachers. Your employees can now gain valuable training with the best instructors regardless matter where anyone is located.

2.) Expands your Resources:

Learning online expands the scope of your company’s digital resources. Digital learning platforms make more information available, in multiple different formats, that are accessible whenever and wherever it is convenient for the learner. They also foster a better collaborative environment, and this promotes the overall welfare of both the company and their employees.

3.) Keeps Employees Competitive in Your Field:

Your employees will do a better job for your company if they are continually improving and refining their skills. They need to stay on top of the latest trends, practices, systems, and technologies being used in your company’s field. Providing learning opportunities for your employees boosts your own company, as well as enhances their career opportunities and makes them feel more connected to you for providing skill enhancing opportunities. Training is part of almost every professional career.  Another benefit to your Small Veteran Owned Business is that your happy, incentivized, employees that are allowed to grow and because of their continued training, education and growth, they tend to stay.

As a Small Veteran Owned Business, there are few investments that are better to make than investing in the education of your employees. Allowing them to enhance their skill set, at a time of their choosing, and in any location that is comfortable for them will not only boost the likelihood of them actually attending the courses, but their overall satisfaction as an employee of yours.  Their higher levels of skill and knowledge will directly benefit your business. Virtual learning has dramatically shifted what and how we all learn.  It is certainly a change for the better.

VAMBOA, the Veterans and Military Business Owners Association hopes that this article has not only been valuable but provided some unique perspective.  We work hard to bring you important, positive, helpful, and timely information and are the “go to” online venue for Veteran and Military Business Owners.  VAMBOA is a non-profit trade association.   We do not charge members any dues or fees and members can also use our seal on their collateral and website.   If you are not yet a member, you can register here:

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