We recently wrote an article on how to find the right real estate agency for you, and one of the biggest points we made in that article was the prioritize training when applying to agencies. Especially if you are a new agent, training is an important part of learning how to grow and adapt to changes in the market and the industry as a whole. On the flip side, if you are an employer or a manager, it is important to be armed with training strategies to help your employees reach their potential. Below is a sampling of some of the varieties of training you can take advantage of and offer to your employees.
- Instructor-Led Training – Even though there have been technological advances in the training industry, classes with instructors remain one of the most popular and effective techniques. This is because it feels like a learning environment, and it is fun and interactive.
- Hands-On Training – This is most comparable to one-on-one coaching, and is less formal than an instructor led training course. It functions as a quick way to get new employees up to date on company policies and practices, because they can see it live and get immediately corrected if they make a mistake or have a question.
- Online Training – This is quickly becoming one of the most popular training techniques, simply because people spend so much time online and they feel comfortable with it. It can also be more cost-effective than a class with an instructor, in fact many services offer training online free of charge. It can also be accessed immediately for specific problems, and can be accessed wherever the person happens to be.