Tag Archives: Training

Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for

For the sixth consecutive year, Google heads Fortune’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”.  Software developer SAS and strategy consultants the Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively. More than 252,000 employees at the participating companies were surveyed by the institute. The annual survey is the national benchmark that rates employers who consistently raise the …
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La Formación Profesional dual como reto nacional. Una perspectiva desde la empresa

Coordinated by Prof. José Ramón Pin, the director of IESE’s International Research Center on Organizations (IRCO), this study provides a broad overview of the professional training landscape in Spain, comparing it with the reality in Germany, in the EU and across OECD nations. The cases featured in the study lend the content a strongly practical vision. …
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The World’s Most Respected Companies

Apple picks up top honors in Barron’s annual ranking of the world’s most respected companies. Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett’s investment conglomerate, is next up, followed in third place by Boeing (BA), which made a dramatic leap from 26th in 2013. The aircraft maker and defense contractor picked up points for its prodigious cash flow and …
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Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for

For the fifth consecutive year, Google heads Fortune’s annual list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”.  Software developer SAS and strategy consultants the Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively. More than 252,000 employees at the participating companies were surveyed by the institute. Organizations named on this annual list see many benefits that include better financial …
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100 Best Companies to Work for in Britain 2013

Commercial radio company UKRD Group has been named the best business to work for in the Sunday Times‘ Best 100 Companies to Work For 2013 list. Save Britain Money Group and TGI Fridays follow up in second and third place, respectively. The lists are based on surveys of employees in 1,000 organizations that agreed to …
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Top US Global Training Organizations for 2012

Telecommunications giant Verizon has grabbed the top spot in the Training Top 125 for 2012. Farmers Insurance claimed second place, with Miami Children’s Hospital, Mohawk Industries, and McDonald’s trailing in third, fourth and fifth, respectively. The ranking is based on benchmarking statistics such as total training budget; percentage of payroll; number of training hours per employee program; goals, evaluation, measurement, and workplace …
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Future Outlook for Educational and Training Services

Eurofound has just published the report, “Educational and Training Services: Anticipating the Challenges.” The study provides an analysis of the quantitative and qualitative mismatches between the demand and supply of labor and skills in the education sector. It also assesses performance of the education and training sector and its capacity for providing adequate skills across …
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Links Between Quality of Work and Performance

Eurofound has just published the report, “Links Between Quality of Work and Performance,” based on 21 case studies in four sectors (electromechanical engineering, food manufacturing, financial services and insurance activities, and wholesale and retail) across six countries: Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, France, Spain and Sweden. The study investigates whether and how improvement of the …
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Top US Global Training Organizations for 2011

Farmers Insurance tops Training Magazine’s list of the 125 best global training organizations for employee training programs. The Economical Insurance Group and Verizon place occupy second and third place, respectively. The list ranks companies that have demonstrated best practices of employee-sponsored training programs for its staff. Companies are evaluated in several benchmark categories including training …
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2010 Training Top 125 list

(CC) Rob Lee/Flickr PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has once again come out on top of Training magazine’s “Training Top 125,” the publication’s annual report that ranks companies based on their employer-sponsored training and development programs. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. and Vanguard occupy second and third place, respectively. The selection of the Training Top 125 is based on …
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