Organizations train employees for many reasons. Some training is mandatory and other training may be optional

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Organizations train employees for many reasons. Some training is mandatory and other training may be optional depending upon the employee’s interests and career goals.

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

  1. Discuss the differences between mandatory and optional training topics.
  2. What is the purpose of employer-provided training?
  3. Using examples, describe the types of training that employers provide.
  4. Are there some topics that are optional that should be considered mandatory for specific positions or industries? If so, which ones?

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Mandatory and optional training topics

Most employers will agree that training for employees is important for organizational
success. There are various training topics available to employers but the choice of any one of
them depends mostly on the type of industry or job. Some topics are mandatory while others are
optional. Mandatory training topics are those that touch on the safety of employees and clients
(Rodriguez & Walters, 2017). For example, the U.S. federal law requires that employees be
trained in health and safety topics. Other laws may require the employer, depending on the type
of industry, to provide training on ethics and sexual harassment.
Optional training usually focuses on improving the productivity of employees. Some are
also used for professional development especially if the employer pic...

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