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Training magazine is a 50-year-old professional development magazine that advocates training and workforce development as a business tool. The magazine delves into management issues such as leadership and succession planning, HR issues such as recruitment and retention, and training issues such as learning theory, on-the-job skills assessments and aligning core workforce competencies to enhance the bottom line impact of training and development programs. Written for training, human resources and business management professionals in all industries, Training combines a paid circulation with qualified, controlled recipients to deliver the strongest circulation in the market.

Training magazine is published by Lakewood Media Group, LLC, led by managing partners Mike Murrell, Bryan Powell and Philip Jones, which is based in Minneapolis, MN.

Lakewood Media Group publishes six print and digital issues of Training magazine annually as well as a weekly e-newsletter, Training Weekly.  Training produces the training industry's premier program for excellence, the Training Top 125 Awards.   The Top 125 awards are presented at a black-tie gala at the annual Training Conference & Expo.   Lakewood also produces the Online Learning Conference, Training Live + Online certificate programs and ongoing webinars via the Training magazine Network.

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Training Top 125

Minneapolis, MN (November 18, 2014)—Training magazine, the leading business publication for learning and development professionals, today announced the finalists for the annual Training Top 125, which ranks companies’ excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

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