For the fourth consecutive year, Van Meter Inc., Cedar Rapids, IA, was recently named to Training magazine’s “Training Top 125” list. The international ranking was announced at Training magazine’s 2019 Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL. The ranking is conducted annually to assess and recognize excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs.
Van Meter claimed the 65th spot for 2019 (up from 96 in 2018), joining companies like Nationwide, Edward Jones, Best Buy, Aetna, Inc., MasterCard, Walmart, CenturyLink and more. In addition to its improved ranking, Van Meter received one of five special recognitions in the Outstanding Training Initiative category for its new employee “in-boarding” program.
“We help our people be their personal best,” said Alicia Murphy, chief organizational effectiveness officer at Van Meter. “Through our comprehensive learning and development programming our employee-owners are well-trained and skilled so that they can achieve personal and professional success.”
“As a 100% employee-owned company, we believe our greatest asset is our people. Our success in training is due to our investment in our people.” said Jenn Bleil, manager of learning and development at Van Meter, in the release. “Employee-owners who are learning and growing are much more satisfied and engaged personally and professionally.”