Training Magazine Names AFLAC One Of The Top 100 Organizations For Providing Training To Employees
COLUMBUS, GA - March 3, 2004 - AFLAC has been named to the "Training Top 100" list by Training magazine. The list was announced during an awards dinner in Atlanta on February 28 and appears in a special edition of the monthly magazine.
This is the fourth consecutive year that AFLAC has been recognized by Training magazine for its workforce development programs. AFLAC offers a variety of training courses in computer education, industry education, and management. The company also offers Lunch and Learn courses to help employees balance their work and family lives. AFLAC also has a variety of tuition-assistance programs and scholarships to encourage higher education for employees and their children and grandchildren.
"We're honored to be recognized for our training and development programs that help to improve and bring out the best skills in our employees," said Gladys Williams-Tillmon, manager of Corporate Training and Development. "We support a lifetime of learning and it is an honor for the industry to recognize something that we value so much."
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) is an international holding company. A Fortune 500 company, AFLAC insures more than 40 million people worldwide. It is a leading writer of insurance products marketed at the worksite in the United States, offering policies to employees at more than 288,100 payroll accounts. The company insures one out of four Japanese households and is the largest life insurer in Japan in terms of individual policies in force. In March 2004, Fortune magazine included AFLAC in its annual listing of “America's Most Admired Companies.”"In July 2003, Fortune named AFLAC to its list of “America's 50 Best Companies for Minorities." In January 2004, AFLAC was included in Fortune magazine's list of "The 100 Best Companies to Work for" for the sixth consecutive year. Also in January 2004, AFLAC was named to Forbes magazine's "Platinum 400 List of Best Big Companies in America" for the fifth consecutive year. AFLAC's Internet address is aflac.com.
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