ATLANTA – December 2016 – U.S. Security Associates (USA) was named for the 11th consecutive year to Training magazine's 2017 Training Top 125 for their industry leading training methods that engage their associates and link their achievements to corporate goals. This prestigious, annual award recognizes USA as among the global elite in employer-sponsored training and development programs.
"The 2017 Training Top 125 winners don't just set the bar for employee training and development, they vault over it," said Training magazine Editor-in-Chief Lorri Freifeld. "They are champions of learning and ensure their employees have the skills to succeed in this competitive, ever-changing world. They insist on training tied to corporate strategic goals, and they have the results to show for it. We applaud these organizations for their world-class training and development efforts."
USA has led the industry year after year in raising the bar on their training programs and the enrichment paths they provide their associates. Richard L. Wyckoff, President and CEO of USA commented, "At the core of our business strategy is our investment in the continuing education and skill enhancement of all our Associates. Being recognized amongst the Training magazine Top 125 for an unprecedented 11 years in a row is evidence of our market leading capability to provide our clients with the best security professionals in the industry."
Not only has USA developed an extensive training academy of proprietary courses, but additionally invested in interactive technology to distribute, implement and support its training and development objectives. Thomas Gasque, Vice President of Training and Leadership Development at USA, explained, "In 2016, we rolled out our exclusive SecuritySTARS® initiative that emphasizes the training, development and recognition of our employees and encourages them to excel at their careers. The initiative is precisely aligned with our mission to be an industry leader in client satisfaction and an employer of choice in the communities we serve."
Training magazine's Training Top 125 is based on a myriad of benchmarking statistics regarding training protocols, methodologies and investment in employer-sponsored training and development and how closely it aligns to their business goals and objectives. USA's SecuritySTARS® strategic initiative is but one of the differentiators that sets the company apart from its competition and allows them to consistently rank among the world's best known companies for employer led development. The final ranking for the Training Top 125 list will be revealed January 30, 2017 at the Training 2017 Conference & Expo in San Diego, CA.
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