ST. LOUIS, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial services firm Edward Jones once again has been named a top company for training. The firm ranked No. 14 on Training magazine's 2019 Training Top 125 list, its highest ranking in the past seven years.
On the prestigious list for the 19th consecutive year, Edward Jones was the top-ranked financial services firm. It moved up seven places from last year's ranking.
Training magazine announced the honored companies Feb. 25 during its Training 2019 Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL. The magazine says it honors "leading edge" companies that effectively deliver employee training, meeting organizational goals while developing an engaged, creative, and committed workforce.
"This award honors our industry-leading training centered on excellent client service," Edward Jones Managing Partner Penny Pennington said. "Our branch teams are trained to understand what's most important to their clients, and then to use an established process to partner with them in reaching their goals. Our training, tools and systems all help them to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our clients."
Edward Jones consistently earns high marks as an employer of choice in national rankings. For the 20th year, Edward Jones was named one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2019." The firm took the No. 7 overall spot on the exclusive ranking. In 2018, Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE named Edward Jones No. 1 in Financial Services and Insurance, No. 3 for Millennials, No. 4 for Women, No. 7 for Parents and No. 42 for Giving Back.
About Edward Jones
Edward Jones, a FORTUNE 500 firm headquartered in St. Louis, provides financial services in the U.S. and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the investments its financial advisors offer to the location of its branch offices caters to individual investors. The firm's 17,000-plus financial advisors serve more than 7 million clients and care for $1 trillion in assets under management. The Edward Jones website is at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting Web site is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.
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