Dominion Enterprises Receives 2015 Training Top 125 Award

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Dominion Enterprises corporate training team partnered with Dominion Dealer Solutions training team to complete the extensive application and was awarded the 2015 Training Tops 125.

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Times are changing and corporate training environments are no exception. Companies seek to do more while spending less. The workforce is also changing, with Baby Boomers retiring at an average rate of 10,000 per day and Millennials now making up the majority of the workforce.

It is no secret that well-trained employees drive positive business results. Studies have shown that investing in employee training increases productivity and profits, improves retention, increases customer satisfaction, enhances morale, and builds loyalty. Dominion Enterprises (DE) recognizes the opportunities that come with change and understands its impact on its employees’ training and development needs.

Training magazine, the leading business publication for learning and development professionals, recently recognized Dominion Enterprises with a 2015 Training Top 125 award for outstanding training initiatives. Training magazine annually honors 125 organizations that are committed to leadership development, innovative training solutions, and demonstrable results of training programs.

Dominion Enterprises’ commitment to employee training and development extends from the executive management team throughout the organization. This commitment is evident in the investments, programs, and metrics DE focused on over the last 12 months and continues to pursue in 2015.

“Congratulations to the 2015 Training Top 125 winners! These organizations proved their commitment to effective training and employee development tied to corporate strategic goals. The competition was impressive this year as 27 newcomers earned a place on the list,” said Lorri Freifeld, editor-in-chief of Training magazine.

Dominion Enterprises was one of those newcomers. The corporate training team partnered with the Dominion Dealer Solutions training team to complete the extensive application. “I am so proud of the work these teams do to support the learning and development needs of our employees and we are excited to be recognized on the Training Top 125 list,” said Melodi Albert, vice president of management development, training, and recruiting for DE.

Now in its fifteenth year, the Training Top 125 ranking is based on myriad benchmarking statistics such as total training budget; percentage of payroll; number of training hours per employee program; goals, evaluation, measurement and workplace surveys; annual hours of training per employee; and detailed formal programs. The ranking is determined by assessing a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs, and how closely such development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives.

About Dominion Enterprises
Dominion Enterprises is a leading marketing services and publishing company serving the automotive, recreational and commercial vehicle, real estate, apartment rental, employment, parenting, and travel industries. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, with 3,300 employees in the United States, Canada, England, Spain and Italy, the company provides a comprehensive suite of technology-based marketing solutions, and more than 45 market leading websites. Millions of For Rent® and HotelCoupons.com® publications are distributed across the U.S. each year. For more information, visit DominionEnterprises.com.

About Dominion Dealer Solutions
Dominion Dealer Solutions helps car dealers attract, retain, and service customers for life. Dominion’s Progressive Retail Solutions include customer relationship (CRM) and dealer management systems (DMS) with actionable intelligence from the Microsoft Dynamics platform. Dominion’s Progressive Retail Solutions also contain lead management and equity mining technology, inventory management analytics, social media marketing and reputation management solutions. Dealers nationwide purchase custom lead generation and digital marketing tools from Dominion including: responsive design websites, SEO, SEM, digital advertising, multi-channel marketing, specialized data aggregation, mobile apps and market reports. OEMs and auto dealers nationwide utilize Dominion Dealer Solutions’ technologies to solve their marketing challenges. Dominion Dealer Solutions is redefining automotive retail by delivering first-class customer experiences for local car buyers. For more information, visit our website, like us on Facebook, Pinterest or YouTube, or follow us on Twitter.

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