As a result of the company’s stellar training and workforce development programs, Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has been recognized by Training Magazine as a "Training Top 125" company for 2017. This recognition marks Shaw’s 13th consecutive year on the list.
“We are extremely proud of our strong heritage of offering education and training to help associates and customers unleash greatness and reach their full potential,” said Danny Crutchfield, Shaw’s director of corporate training and organizational development. “We’re committed to continued innovation in the topics we address as well as how we offer our ongoing learning opportunities to meet the needs of today’s workforce. It’s a critical component of how Shaw is able to attract and retain the best talent and how we continue to propel our company forward in a rapidly changing industry.”
Training Top 125 ranks companies’ excellence and commitment to employer-sponsored training and development programs. The Top 125 ranking is determined by assessing a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs and how closely development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives.
Shaw’s education and training efforts extend beyond its more than 20,000 associates to customers, the community and the future workforce.
Additionally, Shaw recognizes that its retailers’ success are inextricably linked. The company has designed comprehensive and customized educational programs to help retailers meet their business objectives. More than 15,000 customers engage with the Shaw Learning Academy each year through regional training, online sessions, markets, the Shaw Flooring Network Convention and other offerings.
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