May 30, 2012 16:50 ET

TriNet Counted Among Finalists for the 2012 IES&BD Sales & Business Development Awards in the Sales Training Category

SAN LEANDRO, CA--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - TriNet, a trusted on demand HR partner to small businesses and entrepreneurs, announced today the company was selected as a finalist for the Institute for Excellence in Sales & Business Development (IES&BD) Awards in the Sales Training Team Building category. The award winners were announced at the IES&BD Award gala on May 17 at the USA Today Headquarters Building in Tyson's Corner, VA.

Awards were presented in four categories recognizing sales & business development operational excellence. Winners and finalists were either nominated by partners, customers, or clients. The four categories are for Excellence in: Sales Innovation; Sales Training Team Building, Management and Development; and Customer Partnering.

"TriNet has made a commitment to build a world-class sales training program that will empower our teams to meet and surpass the company's growth goals," said John Turner, TriNet's Senior Vice President of Sales. "We're pleased to have our work recognized in this area by the IES&BD as we continue to invest in our business development training curriculum to drive our rapid growth."

"Congratulations to the 2012 IES&BD finalists for delivering such superior sales and business development operational excellence," said Fred Diamond, Co-Founder of the Institute for Excellence in Sales & Business Development. "It's incredible to see the level of accomplishment that our finalists and winners continue to exhibit as they create and deliver innovative customer-centric approaches to grow their businesses, meet customer needs, and bring valuable solutions to the market."

About the Institute for Excellence in Sales & Business Development
The IES&BD was co-founded by marketing guru Fred Diamond of DIAMOND Marketing to recognize corporate and organizational sales and business development operational excellence, and promote best practices and thought leadership. The IES&BD promotes best practices across all operational areas in Sales & Business Development. IES&BD provides education, recognition, research, thought leadership, insights, and strategies for enabling Sales & Business Development leadership, development, and excellence. The keystone program is the annual IES&BD awards, which recognizes achievement in corporate and organization sales initiatives, such as training, team building, sales/marketing integration, and customer relationship development. Learn more about the IES&BD at or by calling 888.443.9943.

About TriNet
TriNet is a trusted partner to small businesses, providing critical HR-related services on an outsourced basis. TriNet's solutions help contain costs, minimize employer-related risks and relieve administrative burden to keep an entrepreneur's focus on core business functions. From employee benefits service and payroll processing to high-level human capital consulting, TriNet's PEO expertise is integrated with every facet of a client's business. TriNet specializes in serving fast-moving companies in fields such as technology and financial services, who recognize that top-quality employees are the most critical competitive asset. For more information, please visit

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