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Capital One Tops In IS Training

March 31, 1997 at 12:00 AM EST

(March 31, 1997) - According to David Weldon, careers editor for the magazine, "The top training programs allow all IS employees to develop their skills and career opportunities and they make training mandatory for advancement and bonuses."

Capital One's training program was ranked 11th in the nation. The listing of the top 25 companies:
1. Avon Products, Inc. New York, NY
2. Price Waterhouse New York, NY
3. Home Depot, Inc. Atlanta, GA
4. Computer Associates International, Inc. Islandia, NY
5. AMP, Inc. Harrisburg, PA
6. Caterpillar, Inc. Peoria, IL
7. Bay Networks, Inc. Santa Clara, CA
8. Honeywell, Inc. Minneapolis, MN
9. Caliber Technology, Inc. Akron, OH
10. Tech Data Corp. Clearwater, FL
11. Capital One Financial Corp. Falls Church, VA
12. Xerox Corp. Rochester, NY
13. Minnesota Mutual Life Insurance Co. St. Paul, MN
14. First of America Bank Corp. Kalamazoo, MI
15. Sears, Roebuck and Co. Hoffman Estates, IL
16. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Lowell, AK
17. Compaq Computer Company Houston, TX
18. International Paper Co. Memphis, TN
19. Reynolds Metals Co. Richmond, VA
20. McDonald's Corp. Oak Brook, IL
21. Unum Corp. Portland, ME
22. Computer Task Group, Inc. Buffalo, NY
23. Owens Corning
Toledo, OH 24. ITI Corp. New York, NY
25. Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. Milwaukee, WI

Source: Computerworld, 3/31/97.

Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, Capital One Financial Corporation ( is a holding company whose principal subsidiaries, Capital One Bank and Capital One, F.S.B., offer consumer lending products. Capital One's subsidiaries collectively had 14.9 million customers and $16.3 billion in managed loans outstanding as of September 30, 1998, and are among the largest providers of Master Card and Visa credit cards in the world. Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 500 Index.