ST. LOUIS, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Financial-services firm Edward Jones once again has been named a top company for training, ranking No. 21 on Training magazine’s 2018 Training Top 125 list. In its 18th consecutive appearance on the list, Edward Jones also won a coveted Best Practice award.
Edward Jones was the top-ranked financial services firm and moved up eight places from last year’s ranking on the prestigious list. Its Insurance Partnership program was honored as one of five Best Practices for its innovative approach to teaching insurance solutions that clients value. It was the third time in 18 years that Edward Jones won special recognition by winning one of only 10 annual awards for best practices and outstanding initiatives.
Training magazine announced the honored companies at Feb. 12 events during its Training 2018 Conference & Expo in Atlanta, GA. The magazine calls honored companies “game changers,” who look for innovative ways to deliver and measure employee training, and are rewarded with an engaged, passionate workforce and organizational success.
“We offer industry-leading training because it is essential to our branch teams successfully offering clients a unique experience to achieve their goals,” said Jim Weddle, managing partner of Edward Jones. “Great training leads to great service and satisfied clients. That’s our mission.”
Edward Jones consistently earns high marks as an employer of choice in national rankings. For the 18th year, Edward Jones was named one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For 2017.” The firm took the No. 5 overall spot on the exclusive ranking. Also in 2017, Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE named Edward Jones the No. 3 Best Workplace for Women, No. 4 in Financial Services and Insurance, No. 6 for Parents and No. 46 for Giving Back.
About Edward Jones
Edward Jones, a FORTUNE 500 firm, provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm’s 16,000-plus financial advisors work directly with more than 7 million clients and care for $1 trillion in assets under management. Edward Jones is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones Web site is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting Web site is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.
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