According to ASTD, the overall spending on employee training in the US is $165 billion and the average employee receives 30.3 hours of learning per year. The average cost to train each employee is $1,195. What do these numbers tell us? Organizations care about training. Just recently the industry has demanded trainers prove the effectiveness of their trainings. This article discusses three ways they can do this: through Visual Confirmation, Social Ownership, and Skill Assessments.