Dollar General Earns Top Spot on Training Magazine’s Top 125 List for Second Consecutive Year
February 25, 2020
Recognition marks the major retailer’s ninth year on the magazine’s Top 125 list
“For Dollar General, investing in our employees as a competitive advantage is one of our key operating priorities. To be recognized by Training magazine as the top company for training and development two years in a row is a great honor that exemplifies this commitment,” said Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s senior vice president and chief people officer. “It is my honor to congratulate and thank our training and development team for their ongoing hard work and dedication to support their colleagues’ career growth and best prepare them to serve our customers.”
Dollar General’s training and development programs are guided by the Company’s mission of Serving Others. In that spirit, Dollar General continues to support approximately 143,000 employees reach new career heights through its best-in-class training, career guidance and additional resources to support employees’ career development.
Training magazine’s Training Top 125 list of corporate training departments worldwide aims to recognize organizations that champion training and employee development tied to corporate strategic goals and business impact. According to Training magazine, the Top 125 rankings are determined by assessing a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee training and development, the scope of training programs, how closely training and development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives and their effectiveness in terms of business impact.
In addition to Training, Dollar General was recognized on Fortune magazine’s 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies list and named as Mass Market Retailer’s 2020 Retailer of the Year.
Learn more about Dollar General’s training and development program and the Training magazine Top 125, by visiting www.trainingmag.com/top-125/.
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 18,130 stores in 46 states as of January 28, 2022. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.