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Training Top 125 Best Practice: Leadership Development at Birmingham Water Works Board

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BWWB University named #19 in Top 125 World Wide Training Program Rankings by Training Magazine

The Birmingham Water Works Board enhanced its New Employee Orientation program to fuel new employees’ enthusiasm by making sure they are informed, comfortable, supported, and prepared to handle the responsibilities of their new positions. Employees watch a video that takes them on a journey with the general manager and employees across the company as they describe Birmingham Water Works Board’s rich history and corporate culture. A classroom session presents information about health and wellness benefits, along with compliance and safety requirements. Additionally, new employees get a glimpse of perks the company offers, such as tuition reimbursement opportunities and career development. Between 90 and 120 days, employees take a new hire survey. The utility scored 79% in the “Onboarding” category, which is 10% higher than the global benchmark of 69%.

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BWWB University is committed to creating and fostering an environment that facilitates and enhances the skills, training, and career development of employees. We provide developmental opportunities so that employees may maintain and develop their skills, adapt to changing workplace needs and fulfill their employment potential within their Organization.


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