Pearson Named to the Top 20 Workforce Development Companies List by Training

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Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014

Pearson announced today that for the third consecutive year the company has been named to the annual Training Top Workforce Development Providers List. Training Industry annually ranks the best providers of training services and technologies, as part of its mission to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies.

Selection to this list was based on industry visibility, innovation and impact, capability to develop and deliver customized corporate training services, company size and growth potential, and more. Pearson’s workforce education business creates quality, online workforce training programs aimed at helping learners prepare for and discover greater employment opportunities. Pearson provides more than 70 self-paced or instructor-led online courses, many of which lead to nationally recognized certifications and help improve outcomes for students, local communities, and institutions.

Pearson’s Managing Director of Workforce Readiness, Leah Jewell, said, “We are honored to be recognized by Training Industry, which underscores our commitment to empowering corporations to achieve their business goals by providing quality solutions designed to improve learner outcomes and achieve measurable results.”

“Workforce development continues to be a key focus for corporations in many markets globally,” said Ken Taylor, Training Industry’s Chief Operating Officer. “We saw growth in companies providing services in geographies outside of their HQ locations.”

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About Pearson
Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. For more information about Pearson, visit

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