U.S. Security Associates Ranks on Training Top 125 Again

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Training magazine ranks U.S. Security Associates among “the global elite” in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

Training magazine ranks U.S. Security Associates among “the global elite” in employer-sponsored training and development programs. On November 18, Training magazine announced the finalists for the annual Training Top 125. This is the ninth consecutive year the security company has been selected as one of the 125 leading training organizations, and according to Lorrie Freifeld, editor-in-chief of Training magazine, "The competition was impressive this year as 27 newcomers earned a place on the list."

"Congratulations to the 2015 Training Top 125 winners!" says Freifeld. "These organizations proved their commitment to effective training and employee development tied to corporate strategic goals and Kirkpatrick Level 3 and 4 results."

As one of the Training Top 125, U.S. Security Associates is among a select group of companies Freifeld describes as "unsurpassed in harnessing human capital." Top 125 finalists are selected based on benchmarking statistics ranging from total training budget and annual training hours per employee to detailed formal training programs and goals, evaluation, and measurement. Ranking on the list is determined according to quantitative and qualitative factors. Considerations include financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs, and how closely training and development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives.

Jill Weitz, Vice President of Human Resources at U.S. Security Associates, congratulates Robert Lowrey, Training Manager for the security company. “This is a testament to your dedication and focus on making our security officer training program top notch.”

Freifeld points out, “It's not very often that training and workforce development professionals are appropriately honored for the remarkable dedication and energy they give to countless others every day of the year. The celebratory night in Atlanta is your night.” Freifeld is referring to the Top 125 Gala to be held on February 9, 2015 at the Georgia World Congress Center. At the Gala, the ranking of award winners within the Top 125 will be revealed with an official countdown to No. 1.

In-depth profiles of the five top-ranked companies, along with achievements and best practices of all 125 winners, will be featured in the January/February 2015 issue of Training magazine and online at http://www.trainingmag.com.

Training magazine is the leading business publication for learning and development and HR professionals. It has been the ultimate resource for innovative learning and development—in print, in person, and online—over the last 50 years. Training magazine and Training magazine Events are produced by Lakewood Media Group.

U.S. Security Associates (USA) is North America’s security solutions leader, with 160 locally-responsive offices providing premier national security services and global consulting and investigations. The company provides career paths for over 46,000 security professionals serving several thousand clients and a range of industries. Innovative applications of leading-edge, proprietary technology enable USA to rank annually among the world’s best training companies, meet the globally recognized ISO standard for quality management, and underscore world-class customer service with unparalleled accountability. USA’s rise as one of today’s largest security companies is a natural byproduct of these differentiators together with a commitment to investing in employee reward and development, giving back to local communities and relentlessly striving to be the best security company delivering Solutions for a Safer WorldTM. For more information, visit http://www.ussecurityassociates.com.

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