We are committed to securing a highly specialized work force through multiple recruitment channels. This commitment also applies to our current employees, who receive continual support through internal programs designed to enhance personal and professional development.
We welcome staff from a wide range of backgrounds and skill levels, and provide them with the opportunity to team with world-class colleagues in an environment that fosters excellence and best practices in all of its endeavors. Individuals who exhibit integrity, a strong work ethic and a desire to contribute to the growth and success of our firm are recruited through a wide range of methods. Once they join ClearBridge, we continue to support their professional development with a comprehensive series of internal programs.
At ClearBridge Investments, diversity is more than a catchphrase. It is an absolute necessity to ensure we thrive in today's global economy. We are committed to promoting our organization's diversity to achieve continued growth and success for our clients and employees. ClearBridge fosters an environment that promotes respect, integrity, teamwork, achievement and acceptance, while embracing those characteristics that make each of us unique. We promote a diverse culture through recruitment and retention programs, as well as ongoing training and mentoring. We also encourage diversity in our client relationships, in our industry and in our communities.
ClearBridge is a nimble organization that encourages open communication across all aspects of our business. We believe the free exchange of ideas and open dialogue among portfolio managers, analysts, traders and support personnel results in a genuine information advantage for ClearBridge.
ClearBridge has been recognized by Pensions & Investments Magazine as a "Best Place to Work in Money Management" in all seven years of the survey. These awards reflect the Firm's spirit of collaboration, work/life balance and ongoing investment in our employees.