ST. LOUIS, Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The financial services firm Edward Jones once again has been named a top company for training, ranking No. 32 on Training magazine's 2016 Training Top 125 list. It has been honored as one of the best companies for training for 16 consecutive years, dating back to the debut of the Training Top 50 in 2001.
Edward Jones also was the top-ranked financial services firm on the prestigious 2016 Training Top 125 list. Rankings were announced at a Feb. 15 awards gala during the magazine's Training Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL.
"Our financial advisors and branch office administrators access industry-leading training to help them do a very important job – assist clients with their most important financial goals," said Jim Weddle, managing partner of Edward Jones. "We offer exceptional training because we consider it an investment vital to serving our clients well. But it is great to be recognized as one of the very best companies for training."
Edward Jones consistently earns high marks as an employer of choice in national rankings. For the 16th year, Edward Jones was named one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2015." The firm took the No. 6 overall spot on the exclusive ranking. For the seventh consecutive year, Edward Jones financial advisors ranked the firm Highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms in the 2015 study by J.D. Power and Associates.
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 13,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients. Edward Jones, which ranked No. 6 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2015," 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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