Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation


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Cindi is the newly appointed head of the accounting department. She is receiving training from a mentor and meets with her trainer every day to discuss how the day went and any unusual problems she is facing. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of using this training method?

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1. Juan is a newly hired assembler at Speedy Cellular. He will spend his first week with Juanita, a veteran assembler, who will work side by side with Juan, showing him each step of the assembly process as he assembles the phones. Why is this an example of on-the-job training?

2. In which of the following cases would a company MOST benefit from a job rotation program?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Each employee training method has its advantages and disadvantage and this quiz/worksheet duo will help you test your knowledge of them. Two of the methods include on-the-job training and job rotation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Definition of unstructured on-the-job training
  • Benefits of job rotation
  • Place trainer should be when using on-the-job training
  • Things involved in structured on-the-job training
  • Type of people in which job mentoring works well

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related job training methods lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of using the appropriate employee training method in connection with the type of employee
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main employee training methods, such as job mentoring and job rotation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of each employee training method

Additional Learning

To learn more about employee training methods along with their advantages and disadvantages, review the corresponding lesson Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Identifies the 3 job training methods
  • Explains the advantages and disadvantages of each job training method
  • Provides examples of each job training method
  • Discuses the right types of employees for each job training method