Repeat Performance

The Haskell Company topped the Training APEX Awards list for the second year in a row.

The Haskell Company reinforced its standing as the premier provider of employee training and development as the architecture, engineering and construction firm earned the #1 position on the Training APEX Awards for the second year in a row. Transworld Systems Incorporated; State Compensation Insurance Fund; and Paychex, Inc., likewise returned to the Top 5, achieving #2, #3, and #4, respectively. Applied Materials, Inc., rounded out the Top 5 (click here to see the full list).

Here are a few 2024 Training APEX Awards statistics: The mean revenue for winners was $10.4 billion U.S. and $8 billion worldwide. Representing 4.9 percent of payroll, the mean training budget was $12.9 million. The mean number of employees trained was 35,802. Winners had a mean of 89 full-time trainers and 85 part-time trainers. Organizations had a mean ratio of 210 employees per trainer. Nearly 87 percent offered a tuition reimbursement program. Technology infrastructure included: a learning management system (99 percent), talent management system (90 percent), and workforce management system (92 percent).

In terms of measuring training effectiveness, 92 percent of applicants utilized Return on Value; 93 percent used Return on Investment; 75 percent utilized Balanced Scorecard; and 71 percent used Six Sigma. Usage of the Kirkpatrick model was as follows: Level 1—98 percent; Level 2—97 percent; Level 3—98 percent; and Level 4—96 percent.

We also salute our 2023 Emerging Training Leader winners, who are profiled here. Congratulations to all of our award winners, including our newest Training Hall of Fame members, Medical Solutions and Rosendin.

Lorri Freifeld
Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.