C&A Industries, Inc., a national leader in staffing and recruiting, has been recognized for its commitment to employee learning. The Omaha-based company has been named by “Training“ magazine to the Training Top 125, which ranks companies‘ excellence in employer sponsored training and development programs worldwide. Rankings of the 125 award winners will be announced on February 25 during the Training 2019 Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL.
C&A is the parent company to workforce solution firms Aureus Group®, Aureus Medical Group®, AurStaff®, Celebrity Staff, and FocusOne Solutions®, as well as AurTravel® and AurHomes®. The company employs nearly 700 in its corporate and regional offices.
“Training“ magazine is the leading business publication for learning & development and human resources professionals.
The Training Top 125 ranking is based on a combination of benchmarking statistics such as total training budget; percentage of payroll; number of training hours per employee program; hours of training per employee annually; detailed formal programs; learning goals; Kirkpatrick Level 3 and 4 evaluation; and business outcomes measurement. Rankings are determined by assessing statistics combined with such factors as the scope of programming and the correlation between training & development efforts and business goals, objectives, and results.
C&A offers a broad range of initial and continued education for employees at all levels within its organization, from entry level roles through management and executive level leadership. In addition to customized education developed by its training staff, including accredited new hire sales training; multi-tiered professional development curricula; and support staff, management preparation, and leadership training, the firm incorporates leading concepts, training modules, and industry experts into its offerings.
“As C&A‘s education offerings have evolved over time, we‘ve established a culture of learning within our workplace,” said Liz Hall, Executive Director of Training and Development with C&A. “It‘s reflected not only in the amount of training and professional development we offer but also in the enthusiasm and participation we see from our employees. Employee learning is an important part of who we are as a company.”
Scot Thompson, President & CEO noted the vital role that training and continued learning plays in the company‘s growth and performance strategies. “The investment we make in developing our employees is significant and is fully supported at the highest levels of our organization.” He added, “We believe the very best companies are comprised of the very best people. The more effective our training, not only initially but throughout an employee‘s career with us, the more competitive we are as an organization.”
C&A is currently the 27th largest staffing firm in the United States and the 84th largest globally. In 2018, C&A was named among the Best Places to Work in Omaha in the large company category for the eighth time in ten years. C&A was recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America in 2017.
“We are so fortunate to work for a company that invests so much in the development of our people and is committed to helping each and every employee perform at their very best,” added Hall. “To be recognized for our efforts by 'Training' magazine validates that we have created something unique and special. It‘s apparent to us that we‘re not only contributing to greater levels of employee and organizational success but we‘re also making a difference in the lives of those who are part of the C&A team.”