February 28, 2020
Chris HavensStaff Writer
Best Buycustomers expect our employees to ask the right questions and recommend theright solutions. It takes training — lots of it — to be able to provide thatkind of knowledgeable service.
That’s why Best Buy offers extensive learning and development programs, in a variety of formats, for employees at all levels. Last year, our people completed nearly 20 million online learning sessions, and our classroom trainings reached more than 100,000 employees. It’s simple: Learning is part of our culture.
In light of our investment in learning and development, we’re proud to hold the No. 3 ranking for the second straight year on Training magazine’s Training Top 125, a list of the world’s most successful programs.
Our offeringsrange from new-hire orientation to product knowledge to leadership development.Best Buy also supports employees furthering their education outside of workthrough our tuition-assistance program.
This is the fourth year in a row that we ranked in the Top 10. We were No. 57 on the list in 2014.
The Training Top125 ranking looks at a range of factors, including financial investment inemployee development, the scope of development programs, how closely suchdevelopment efforts are linked to business goals and objectives, and theireffectiveness in terms of business impact.
To learn more about working at Best Buy, check out our careers page.