JUPITER, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G4S, the nation's leading security company, has been named a top organization for learning and development by Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine's 2014 LearningElite program. The peer-based benchmarking program recognized G4S for employing exemplary workforce learning and development strategies to deliver significant business and human resources results.
"Workforce learning and development has always been a top priority for G4S, because it directly relates to customer satisfaction," said Drew Levine, President, G4S North America. "Providing world-class training is an investment in our officers and our customers. It means that we provide customers with the best officers, while encouraging those officers to build careers with G4S through additional management development programs. "
Client surveys show that training is a primary factor for selecting and continuing long-term relationships with G4S.
G4S security officers are trained at the G4S North America Training Institute Corporate University (NATICU). G4S classroom-based training is ISO 9001-2008 certified. Employees have educational opportunities online via the G4S Learning Management System (LMS) that features advanced security, safety and management skills training.
The LearningElite Award recognizes excellence in five key areas: learning strategy, learning execution, learning impact, business performance results and leadership commitment.
"Learning and development is a significant part of our success at G4S," said Geoff Gerks, Senior Vice President, Corporate Human Resources, G4S Secure Solutions. "We value our employees as much as our clients. Our high-quality training and development programs set us apart from our competition."
G4S is the only security company with programs certified by the American Council on Education (ACE). G4S has been named a 'Training Top 125' for seven years in a row.
About G4S Secure Solutions
G4S Secure Solutions is the nation's leading security company providing a wide range of security services and technology solutions. The G4S expertise in analyzing security needs and developing specialized programs enables customers to reduce the total cost of ownership for security and related services, and focus on quality improvement and risk reduction. For more information visit: www.g4s.us
G4S is the leading global integrated security company specializing in the provision of security products, services and solutions. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 120 countries and over 620,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com