Training & Development
About This Report
In December 2007, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and WSJ.com/Careers, the free career channel from WSJ.com, jointly conducted the SHRM/WSJ.com/Careers Employee Skills Poll to gauge the effectiveness of various retention strategies from the perspectives of both human resource (HR) professionals and employees. HR professionals' responses regarding skills training and professional development offered through their organizations are compared with employee responses regarding effectiveness of and preference for various skills training and education formats to show the extent to which organizations are providing training and education opportunities that meet employees' needs.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest professional association devoted to human resource management. Our mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most current and comprehensive resources and to advance the profession by promoting HR's essential, strategic role. Founded in 1948, SHRM represents more than 225,000 individual members in over 125 countries and has a network of more than 575 affiliated chapters in the United States, as well as offices in China and India. Visit SHRM at www.shrm.org.