Western & Southern Financial Group’s Talent Development team was named one of the top 125 learning and development programs in the world by Training Magazine. The official Training Top 125 rankings were announced as part of an awards program on Monday, Feb. 24. Western & Southern moved up 16 spots to 97 among the 125 recognized.
The Training Top 125 recognizes the best of the best in corporate training programs. Applicants are judged qualitatively and quantitatively and scored using a point system in five key areas – training program/scope, tuition reimbursement, training infrastructure and delivery, evaluation/metrics and human resources.
Western & Southern supports an environment of continuous learning to develop talent and engage associates to meet the needs of customers. Associates have access to on-site training programs, industry education and a tuition reimbursement program. Internal training programs at The Guilford Institute, the company’s on-site educational center, are carefully tailored by Talent Development to help associates upgrade the skills they need now and develop new ones for advancement. Financial products, project management, leadership and decision-making are a few of the courses offered to continue associates’ learning and growth.