CHG Healthcare Services Ranks No. 3 on Training Magazine's Top 125 List

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CHG Healthcare Services, the nation's largest privately held healthcare staffing company, ranks No. 3 on Training magazine's 2016 Training Top 125 list. This is the eighth consecutive year CHG has been recognized as a leader in workforce development and is now eligible for Training magazine's Hall of Fame.

Now in its 16th year, the Training Top 125 is the only report that ranks companies based on their employer-sponsored training and development programs.

"We're honored to be recognized as one of the top three companies on this prestigious list," says Kevin Ricklefs, CHG's senior vice president of talent management. "Our focus on the continuous development of our people has led to increased employee engagement, better business results, and a stronger company culture."

From new employees to company veterans, CHG offers a variety of learning and development opportunities to help employees remain competitive in their roles and enhance their personal growth, including:

  • New employee training — A four-day training course at CHG's Salt Lake City headquarters where every new hire is introduced to the company culture and taught skills to help them succeed at CHG.
  • Leadership training — Leadership development courses customized for potential, new, and veteran leaders.
  • Employee development training — Courses devoted to employees' personal growth, including training in emotional intelligence, crucial conversations, and professional skill-building.

"We believe our people should play an active role in their growth and development and want to provide them with every opportunity to succeed," Ricklefs says. "Our world-class training program makes that possible."

About CHG Healthcare Services
Founded in 1979, CHG Healthcare Services is a leader in healthcare staffing and the nation's largest provider of locum tenens services. Through its trusted brands — CompHealth, Weatherby Healthcare, RNnetwork and Foundation Medical Staffing — the company provides temporary and permanent placement of physicians, allied health professionals and nurses to healthcare facilities across America. CHG prides itself on having a values-driven culture that focuses on Putting People First. The company is known for its award-winning culture and benefits and has been named one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" each of the past six years. To learn more about CHG's workplace culture, visit

About Training magazine
Training is a 52-year-old professional development magazine written for training, human resources, and business management professionals in all industries that advocate training and workforce development as a business tool. Training also produces world-class conferences, expositions, and digital products that focus on job-related, employer-sponsored training and education in the working world. Training is published by Lakewood Media Group.

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CONTACT: Spencer Sutherland CHG Healthcare Services 801.930.3876

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