According to the Bayt.com Career Development in the Middle East survey, career development is important to 85% of professionals in the Middle East region, and the great majority (82%) would leave their current company for better training opportunities. Fortunately, there are many ways you can ensure that you are providing your employees with satisfying and effective training, while keeping costs to a minimum. In this article, the experts at Bayt.com, the Middle East's leading job site, describe six ways to do that: Mentorship, which is the most basic and most used training method includes pairing up employees who can learn from each other and can hold one another accountable for success. Junior employees can gain knowledge by shadowing more senior employees in the company, while senior employees can get unbiased feedback and new perspectives from fresh graduates and other junior-level employees. By allowing employees to train each other, not only are you nurturing learning within the company, but are also promoting teamwork and camaraderie among employees, which will eventually reflect positively on your company. Six in 10 respondents in the Bayt.com Career Development in the Middle East survey believe that there are opportunities to cross-train and learn new skills in their company.