CHICAGO, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Life and Casualty Company, a national life and health insurer, was named a finalist to Training magazine's Training Top 125 for excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs, for the second consecutive year.
The company was recognized for its Field and home office training programs. Bankers provides multi-faceted lifelong learning tools and events for all levels of its Field force consisting of over 5,000 agents and managers located at more than 250 sales sites across the United States. Learning and development opportunities include workshops, live best practice forums, as well as web-based and on-demand training.
"It's an honor to have our training initiatives recognized as being among the best in the world," said Scott Perry, president of Bankers Life. "This award reflects the importance of training in our organization and the critical role that it plays in helping us to meet our goals, navigate challenges and serve our customers."
Training magazine is the leading business publication for learning and development professionals. Its Training Top 125 has been the premier learning industry awards program for more than 10 years. The elite ranking is based on a variety of benchmarking statistics such as total training budget and a qualitative and quantitative assessment of factors including financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs, and how closely such development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives.About Bankers Life and Casualty Company Established in 1879 in Chicago, Bankers Life and Casualty Company focuses on the insurance needs of the retirement market. The nationwide company, a subsidiary of CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO), offers a broad portfolio of health and life insurance and annuities designed especially for retirees. To learn more, visit Bankers online at www.bankers.com. SOURCE Bankers Life and Casualty Company