Deloitte LLP is the newest inductee into the Training Top 10 Hall of Fame, and the only firm to join in 2009 the ranks of the six companies inaugurally named to the hall last year. These seven companies held Top 10 spots in the Training Top 50, Top 100, and now Top 125 rankings for four consecutive years. Deloitte was formally inducted into the Top 10 Hall of Fame at this year's Training Top 125 Gala, held February 9 during the Training 2009 Conference & Expo in Atlanta. Members will remain in the Top 10 Hall of Fame for no less than three years to a maximum of five years. They then may reapply for Top 125 awards consideration. This move creates an opportunity for other Top 125 companies to move into top 10 positions.
Deloitte LLP, whose subsidiaries rank among the nation's leading professional services firms in audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services in more than 20 industries, employs 40,000-plus professionals. Deloitte LLP is the U.S. member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
In 2008 Deloitte unveiled a new talent development strategy to invigorate already successful learning programs. Key to the organization's strategic vision is development that is customized to each individual's needs; seamlessly integrated into professionals' jobs; and utilizes leading-edge methods, tools, and practices. Development focuses on the competencies demanded by the external marketplace and is rigorously measured against outcomes achieved for Deloitte's people, businesses, and clients. Driving this three-year strategy is an executive steering committee comprising leaders across Deloitte's businesses, geographies, and industries.
One proof of Deloitte's commitment to talent development is its investment in building a new state-of-the-art learning and leadership development center, set to open near Dallas in 2011. The facility will help deliver world-class technical, industry, professional, and leadership development to the people of Deloitte.
"Extraordinary client service begins and ends with extraordinary professionals," says Deloitte Director of Talent Development Susan Burnett. "Our mission is to help each of Deloitte's businesses develop its people with the competencies, skills, and knowledge they need to help our clients solve complex business issues. By all accounts, efforts have been successful, and we're positioned to differentiate Deloitte with our new strategy."
No. 6 in 2004 and 2005, No. 8
in 2003, No. 9 in 2002.
Representative: Susan Burnett, National Talent Development Director, Deloitte Services LP
BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON:
No. 9 in 2007, No. 1 in 2006,
No. 2 in 2005, No. 4 in 2004,
No. 6 in 2003. Representative: Vincente Gonzalez, Learning and Development
ERNST & YOUNG:
No. 6 in 2007, No. 3 in 2006,
No. 7 in 2005, No. 8 in 2004,
No. 7 in 2003. Representative:
Michael S. Hamilton, Chief Learning & Development Officer — Americas
No. 2 in 2006, No. 1 in 2005,
No. 1 in 2004, No. 2 in 2003.
Representative: Ted Hoff, VP, Learning
No. 9 in 2006, No. 5 in 2005,
2004, and 2003. Representative:
Brent Bloom, Senior Director of Global Talent & Development
No. 8 in 2006, No. 3 in 2005,
No. 2 in 2004, No. 1 in 2003.
Representative: Ross Tartell, Ph.D.,
Director, Team Leader, Sales Operations
THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL COMPANY:
No. 1 in 2007, No. 4 in 2006,
No. 9 in 2005, No. 10 in 2004,
No. 9 in 2003. Representative:
Diana Oreck, VP, Global Learning & Leadership Center