ATLANTA – February 20, 2014 – U.S. Security Associates (USA) claims a coveted spot on Training magazine's Top 125 for the eighth consecutive year. Coming in at #40 for 2014, U.S. Security Associates, a national security company with over 50,000 employees, ranks first among security companies on this year's list and in the top third of corporate training leaders worldwide.
Training magazine selects the annual Top 125 training companies based on evaluations of training programs of organizations around the globe. Top marks go to the programs that best exemplify relevance to business objectives, trainer experience and availability, quantifiable results, employee retention, ongoing leadership development, and use of technology, among other criteria.
U.S. Security Associates trains thousands of security officers annually through programs developed by USA Security Academy, the company's in-house training institution. Every year, USA Security Academy rolls out innovative new training products to meet security officer training needs across 160 USA offices nationwide.
Last year, USA Security Academy expanded its Loss Prevention training program with professional video simulations to help viewers identify shoplifting behaviors. Realistic, interactive simulation modules engage participants, and quizzes confirm understanding and improve learning retention.
In 2013, USA also introduced a new short segment security officer training series, delivering high-impact training in convenient 20-minute installments. The series currently includes 20 titles ranging from security industry hot topics like Active Shooter Response to fundamental concepts like Customer Service.
Cyrille Cardona, Senior Human Resources Manager and manager of USA's ISO Quality Assurance program, sees the company's unique approach to training as part of a bigger quality management picture. "Employee development is integral to our overarching infrastructure supporting excellence in security service. Meticulous screening, responsive management, and technology-based quality controls are all key elements that – together with advanced training – sustain exceptional security service."
The complete Training Top 125 ranking is available in the January/February edition of Training magazine and online at www.trainingmag.com.
U.S. Security Associates (USA) is the market-leading, wholly-owned American, full-service safety and security solutions provider. With over 160 locally-responsive offices, international locations and over 50,000 dedicated professionals, they offer the most complete array of physical security, remote surveillance, and global consulting and investigations to ensure better outcomes for thousands of 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, sustain the highest standards of quality, and underscore world-class customer service with unparalleled accountability. USA's rise as one of the largest innovative security solutions leaders is a natural byproduct of these differentiators and enables the company to provide the most Safe. Secure. Friendly.® environments for people, assets, and brands. For more information, visit www.ussecurityassociates.com.
Natalie Fischer, Marketing Manager