These days, technology changes so quickly it’s almost a full-time job trying to stay on top of all the latest updates. This can be a real challenge when you’re trying to run a business as well as manage staff.
Although it can be difficult to juggle everything at once, regular software training could be an invaluable tool to your business. Below we share why this is.
Ensures you’re getting the most out of your software
Software providers update their systems regularly. While this can be frustrating, it’s usually because they’ve made improvements and fixed any glitches. If you haven’t done any updates or training for a while, it’s almost certain that you’re not getting the most out of your software.
If you don’t have the time to keep on top of this yourself, why not book regular training or account reviews with your software provider? It may be an added expense but if you’re using your software to its full potential, the investment will improve your systems and staff productivity which will save you far more than you spend in the long-run.
There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to navigate a piece of software that isn’t particularly intuitive. If your employees are spending half their day trying to figure out how something works, it’s going to be hugely detrimental to their productivity.
Even if they do know how everything works, they may be unaware of new, more efficient ways of working the system. Continued software training ensures you and your employees know all the latest tricks which can significantly improve productivity.
Leaves you free to focus on other aspects of your business
If you outsource your software training, you will be free to focus on other aspects of your business which are going to add value – such as taking on new clients.
Another benefit of passing this task on to someone else is that they’re already aware of any new updates and changes. This saves a huge amount of time because you don’t have to learn it yourself before teaching it to your employees.
If you would like to see what software Hughes Consultancy Services can provide continued software training on, please get in touch and we’ll be more than happy to help.