GQR Recognized By ATD Excellence Awards For Its Onboarding L&D Foundation Program

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GQR Recognized By ATD Excellence Awards For Its Onboarding L&D Foundation Program

December 21, 2019

LOS ANGELES, DEC. 18, 2019   The Association for Talent Development (ATD) has selected GQR as its 2019 Excellence in Practice Award winner for its Onboarding: Learning & Development Foundation Program. ATD’s Excellence in Practice Awards program recognizes exemplary practices in workplace learning and talent development. This year ATD received 200 blind entries in 13 categories. GQR shares the spotlight with global brands such as Accenture, Coca-Cola, FedEx, John Hopkins Medical and many other notable names.



Matt Bennett, Associate Director, said, “We’re thrilled to have won this prestigious ATD award for our Foundation onboarding program. For a firm of our size to be recognized alongside global brands shows just how ambitious we are. We’re proud of the training we offer at every stage of our employees’ careers but are already working on improving our Foundation program even further for our new colleagues joining us in 2020.”

ATD is committed to shared learning and recognition of excellence in practice. Awards are presented to practices that have demonstrated clear and measurable results of achieving organizational goals, meet a demonstrated need, have appropriate design values and clearly aligned with other performance improvement initiatives. These practices have long-term, sustained results.

A complete list of Excellence in Practice award winners can be found on the ATD website.

Staffing Industry Analyst recognized GQR for Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms and CEO Steven Talbot recognized on SIA’s 40 under 40 list, taking the number two spot. Likewise, Forbes recognized GQR on its 2018 list of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms, ranking it #201 out of the 14,500 nominations received.


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(ATD) The Association For Talent Development 

The Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. These professionals help others achieve their full potential by improving their knowledge, skills, and abilities. ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector. ATD supports the work of professionals locally across 100 chapters, international strategic partners, and global member networks.

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