Getting people to do their best at work, even in trying circumstances, is one of managers’ most enduring and slippery challenges. Further, to know that what motivates us as human beings is a centuries-old puzzle. Some of history’s most influential thinkers about human behavior like Aristotle, Adam Smith, Sigmund Freud, and Abraham Maslow have struggled to understand its nuances and have taught us a tremendous amount about why people do the things they do. One key factor in employee motivation is that the opportunity employees want to continue to grow, develop and enhance skills pertaining to the job and career. In fact, this opportunity for employees to continue to grow and develop through training is one of the most important factors in employee motivation. The job performance and behavior of employees are results of employee Knowledge, Skills and abilities. These factors are essential to identify and analyze employee performance at work. The performance model designed for an employee depends on the motivation, Knowledge, skills, abilities and environment. Motivation arises from the needs and beliefs and how best to satisfy that needs through proper utilization of motivation and KSAs (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities). The present paper is a review on most commonly used employee training options to motivate employees to learn at work place. Further, it also studies on the integration of motivation with attention, retention and behavioral reproduction.