You have spoken with your boss Sophia de Leon (the director) about sending you to an expensive
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You have convinced one of your co-workers, James Watson, to answer your phone when you're gone. You normally tally up all of the sales leads each day and write a brief report to your director, so you will offer to do this every day from the seminar. It would make things a lot easier for your director and co-workers.
The seminar will be held at an expensive hotel, and the rooms are quite costly. Your company's rate for hotel expenses is less than what this room will cost. You offer to pay the full cost of the room on your own even though you will only be partially reimbursed. You really want to attend this seminar!
Once the training has been approved by the executive director, it's easy to apply. You will fill out all of the necessary forms and submit them to someone in HR who will forward them to the company putting on the seminar.
To support your request, you searched the internet for "employees are happier when" and found the article "Why are Happy Employees More Productive in the Workplace?" by Dr. Steve Aldana at https://www.wellsteps.com/blog/2022/05/17/happy-employees-more-productive/. The following is a short excerpt from the article.
2) Provide Training and Education
Employees are happy when they feel confident and satisfied with their work. If you provide training and continuing education opportunities to your employees, they will be more motivated and capable of doing a good job.
Here are the reasons why training your employees will make them happier and more productive:
Enhances employee skills and knowledge
Gives employees more opportunities for promotions and greater responsibilities
Positive feedback on employee evaluations
Employees feel valued
Reduces wasted time and supervision
Better organizational structure
Better use of technology
Better customer feedback
All of these benefits of employee training add up to one thing: productivity. Happy and knowledgeable employees will boost productivity on so many different levels. It won't take you long to see a return on investment from your employee training programs.
Write a sample persuasive letter to executive director Oniwe Ugami (she/her, and Sophia's boss) to make a formal request to attend the training, as Oniwe must approve your application. CC Sophia at the bottom of your letter. Oniwe's address is the following: Oniwe Ugami, Allied Services, 420 Steele St. West, Vancouver, BC, V2P 4H5.