Aflac Named to Top 125 by Training Magazine
Georgia Insurance Giant Appears on List for 10th Consecutive Year
COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb 03, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Aflac, the company that pays you cash when you are sick or hurt, has been named to Training Magazine's Training Top 125 list for 2010. It is the 10th consecutive year that Aflac has appeared on the magazine's esteemed list.
To compile their annual list Training Magazine editors look for demonstrable results, progress of programs, innovation, success factors, training strategically linked to business goals, corporate commitment to training, the potential applicability of best practices companywide and to other organizations and industries, and the ingenuity of outstanding initiatives.
"Appearing on Training Magazine's list of Training Top 125 illustrates our commitment to building and maintaining a highly skilled workforce," Aflac Executive Vice President of Corporate Services Audrey Boone Tillman said. "We are proud to have earned this distinction for a 10th consecutive year."
An example of Aflac's training initiatives for busy employees; the company's Corporate Learning unit offers online self-study courses for employees who can't spare the time to attend formal classes. We also offer 15 mini-series courses, called How to in a Hurry, for employees who can't be away from work long, but need specific training. These courses range from Excel pivot tables to mastering interview skills. Each year, Corporate Learning adds new courses to the curriculum to keep current with new trends and technologies.
When a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For 55 years, Aflac products have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the number one provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance. In Japan, Aflac is the number one insurance company in terms of individual insurance policies in force. Aflac insurance products provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere magazine as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for three consecutive years and was also named by the Reputation Institute as the Most Reputable Company in the Global Insurance Industry for two consecutive years. In 2010, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the twelfth consecutive year. Fortune magazine also ranked Aflac No. 1 on its global list of the Most Admired Companies in the Life and Health Insurance category. Aflac was also named by Forbes magazine as America's Best-Managed Company in the Insurance category. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac, visit aflac.com.
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