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Choice Hotels International Learning Culture Drives Performance

Choice Hotels International Learning Culture Drives Performance

Choice Hotel International’s Choice University focuses on learning as a way to drive performance and increase franchisee profitability. We serve a wide variety of learners, comprised of 60,000+ external staff employed by more than 6,500 franchised locations and 14 brands worldwide. We build a culture of learning internally, within the…
VA Acquisition Academy Takes Training to Its Students

VA Acquisition Academy Takes Training to Its Students

The Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy earns the 2020 Learning! 100 Award for Performance. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Acquisition Academy trains the VA acquisition workforce to include contracting professionals, program and project managers, facilities managers, supply chain managers, and logisticians located at VA facilities across the nation.…
Design Thinking at Shaw Industries

Design Thinking at Shaw Industries

Shaw Industries wins its 9th Learning! 100 Award for Innovation by tapping Design Thinking. Shaw Industries Group, Inc. creates an environment where every associate belongs and brings their unique background & experience to spark solutions that enable our people & business to grow.   Shaw has identified Catalyze Innovation and Change…
How Apple Federal Credit Union Drives Business Decisions with Analytics

How Apple Federal Credit Union Drives Business Decisions with Analytics

Apple Federal Credit Union (AFCU) is awarded the 2020 Learning! 100 Award for Performance Excellence. The organization believes a talented, engaged workforce is a competitive differentiator. This advantage promotes member loyalty through extraordinary service, provides bench strength for career progression, and creates a competitive knowledge base for innovation and ongoing…
Driving Learner Engagement at Choice Hotels

Driving Learner Engagement at Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels International earns the 2020 Learning! 100 Award for performance. Choice Hotel International’s Choice University focuses on learning as a way to drive performance and increase franchisee profitability. We serve a wide variety of learners, comprised of 60,000+ external staff employed by more than 6,500 franchised locations and 14…
The 10th Annual Learning! 100 Are Revealed

The 10th Annual Learning! 100 Are Revealed

The 10th Annual Learning! 100 Awards honors these top 25 organizations for excellence in learning development for 2020. This year has been a challenge for all organizations. Yet, learning and development has responded. Over these ten years, the Learning! 100 has recognized organizations from Amazon to ZoomInfo; Teams of 3…
NFL Conducts the First Virtual Draft

NFL Conducts the First Virtual Draft

The NFL earns their first Learning! 100 Award for Innovation. On April 25th, 2020, the National Football League pulled off the largest virtual recruitment and hiring event ever conducted due to COVID-19. The NFL connected 32 teams, the General Manager and Head Coach from home offices, raved fans from all…
Digital Transformation at Agilent

Digital Transformation at Agilent

Agilent Technologies wins the 2020 Learning! 100 Award for learning culture. At Agilent Technologies, we create instruments that power some of the world’s most cutting-edge research. Governments use our tools to keep food and water supplies safe, while medical scientists use our instruments to fight cancer with more precise diagnoses…
FedEx Offers Career for LiFe

FedEx Offers Career for LiFe

FedEx is bestowed the 2020 Learning! 100 Award for learning culture. Federal Express is the largest business unit of FedEx Enterprises with over 240,000 employees globally. The Memphis Hub was experiencing massive turnover which cost FedEx $3500 per team member lost according to Robin Page, Vice President of Human Resources.…
'Watco Way' is Mantra at Watco University

'Watco Way' is Mantra at Watco University

The 2020 Learning! 100 Award for Excellence in Collaboration is awarded to Watco Companies. Watco Companies, LLC has been a learning company since the first day of operation and has continued to learn and grow over the last 36.5 years. The founder had little experience in operating locomotives and providing…