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Discussion on: Should employers provide time for learning/training?

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Yes,Should provide. Would like to share one example For many years, one of the most celebrated innovation tools was the idea of “20% time.” The simple concept explicitly gave employees permission to work outside of the business-as-usual stuff that makes up most of their day jobs. It began at 3M and then attracted a number of high tech disciples. Perhaps the most noteworthy was Google, whose founders' IPO letter back in 2004 made explicit reference to the policy.

“We encourage our employees, in addition to their regular projects, to spend 20% of their time working on what they think will most benefit Google,” Sergey Brin and Larry Page wrote. “This empowers them to be more creative and innovative. Many of our significant advances have happened in this manner.”

Fraction Tech also encourage employees to spend 20% of their time working for learning