February 17, 2010 10:24 ET

ADP Ranks Second on 2010 "Training Top 125"

ADP Recognized for Boosting Employee Knowledge and Skill Sets Through Innovative and Cost-Effective Training Solutions

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwire - February 17, 2010) -  ADP ®, a leading provider of HR, payroll and benefits administration services, announced today that Training magazine ranked ADP second on its prestigious "Training Top 125" for 2010. The 2010 Training Top 125 is an annual ranking that honors organizations that offer outstanding employer-sponsored workforce training and development. This is the third consecutive year that ADP was named to the Training Top 125, moving up significantly from last year's 12th place ranking.

ADP's high ranking is a result of the company's innovative training solutions geared towards supporting career growth among managers and associates and includes programs that focus on accelerating productivity among ADP's entry level associates and new managers, enhancing customer service, promoting strategic thinking, and bolstering leadership skills.

"By delivering creative learning programs utilizing industry-wide best practices, ADP continues to successfully encourage the development of our associates and managers," said Benito Cachinero, Corporate Vice President of Human Resources, ADP. "ADP ranking second on the 2010 Training Top 125 recognizes our dedication to enriching our associates' careers while also ensuring our clients receive the best service."

In 2009, ADP successfully combined cost-effective training strategies and innovative programming to deliver effective and efficient training programs that align with the company's strategic business goals. Examples of the training programs include:

  • Blended initiatives that leverage online classroom management systems, varied media content and social networking. Currently, ADP has more than 2,000 online courses that give associates 24/7 access to self-paced learning modules.
  • Simulations for associates to apply their new skills that allow ADP supervisors to successfully provide real-time feedback and coaching.
  • Continuous engagement and training to prepare 40,000-plus associates for their next position. The average tenure for an ADP associate is more than nine years, with each associate typically holding several positions during their career.

ADP plans to continue its innovative spirit in 2010 with newly developed training opportunities. These initiatives comprise of a four phase blended learning experience to develop our certified sales professionals, additional social networking, technologies such as wikis, communities of interest, blogs, team huddles, and roundtable discussions.

For the 10th year in a row, an outside research and statistical data company, under the guidance of Training magazine, developed the Top 125 list. The companies are scored based on quantitative and qualitative data supplied by applicants, including best training practices, evaluation methods, and outstanding training initiatives. For more information about Training magazine's Top 125 visit

About ADP
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADP), with nearly $9 billion in revenue and about 570,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging 60 years of experience, ADP offers the widest range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at

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