The importance of continuous training for your profession (and your health)

Continuous study through reading can reduce stress levels.


Continuing education requires a commitment to expand knowledge and learn new skills on a regular basis. And this is a crucial concept in our rapidly and constantly evolving world – especially in terms of the modern workplace. According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, 54% of employees believe that it is important for them to receive training and acquire new skills during their careers in order to be aware of the progress of the workplace.

Continuing education requires you to be self-confident and consciously and voluntarily choose to acquire new skills or expand your knowledge in a particular field. This is why it is great and how it can affect not only your post but also your health.

Keep your importance

Given the rapid introduction of new technologies, its professional backwardness will not last long. To maintain your value in any job, you just need to adapt to current skills, adapt, and hone new skills.

Moreover, it’s not just about sustaining change. By mastering modern skills, you can become a leader in your field. Employers are looking for qualified candidates for management positions who are able to adapt quickly to new changes and understand them. You may even be the first to introduce new technology to your company if you are “aware” of upcoming innovations.

Become multifunctional

You can make an even more valuable addition to your organization with a few interdisciplinary trainings. You will understand the business better and be able to collaborate with employees in related roles more effectively. You will also gain more insight into the entire business as well as the industry. Finally, the expansion of your knowledge also contributes to the expansion of your imagination so that you can contribute to solving complex work problems.

Discover new perspectives and ideas

If you continue to study throughout your life, you will constantly face different perspectives. It can help you to think more rationally and accept different perspectives. The more you learn, the better you will understand different perspectives on a problem and allow you to understand the issues more accurately.

New ideas come together with new perspectives. Eventually you can connect multiple ideas or tools and develop your own innovative solutions that are inspired by everything you learn. It will also allow you to find creative answers to the problems you are presented with. And with all those creative problem-solving experiments, who knows – you might even come up with a fantastic new idea.

Update your CV

You can add more things to your CV as you expand your skills through continuous study. Even if you don’t add another “formal” level, you can add a “skill” section to your resume and emphasize the skills and abilities you have learned independently. You can also help your professional development by learning a new language at the business level. This will be great on your resume and it will be incredibly helpful when working with foreign clients.

Have more self-confidence

Continuous learning gives you a sense of accomplishment, helps you to develop independent thinking and build self-confidence. It prepares you for new tasks and enters an unfamiliar territory. By improving your critical thinking and problem-solving skills, you will have more confidence in different scenarios.

If you don’t have continuous learning experience, you can often feel intimidated. With it, you’ll be prepared for the unexpected and you’ll find it easier to get around the different twists and turns that make your career as well as your personal life easier.

Cognitive function

Simply put, learning new things is good for the human brain. According to research, the study keeps brain cells in the best condition, which can prevent cognitive deterioration with age. Your brain, like your body, needs exercise and activity to maintain its strength. The best part is that teaching can take many forms. We keep our brains healthy as long as we learn new things.

Stay longer

Walking in nature with an older couple; image by PICNIC-Foto-Soest, via Pixabay.com.

Continuous study through reading can reduce stress levels. This includes reading books, papers and blogs on a variety of topics that interest you. According to a study conducted by the University of Sussex, just six minutes of reading can reduce stress by 68%. In addition, it lowers heart rate and relieves muscle pressure.

Conclusion

There is no doubt that regular training will help you to develop both personally and professionally. We hope you understand the importance and how it can have a significant impact on your career and health.

“Anyone who refuses to study is an old man, whether he is twenty or eighty years old. Anyone who continues their education remains young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. ” Henry Ford

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