National Geographic : 1957 Apr
TELEPHONE MEN AND WOMEN attend one of the training courses in day-to-day matters of telephone service, employee and public relations. These particular courses are for management people in the Bell Telephone Companies throughout the country. There are many other Bell System programs for the training and advance ment of telephone people at various stages of their careers. They include broad liberal arts courses at leading universities as well as schools within the business for executives. "From the building of people comes the progress of the business" Bell System's management training pro grams benefit telephone users and the com pany as well as telephone men and women There is nothing more important to good telephone service and to the future of the business than the finding and developing of capable people. The Bell System has long been among the leaders in this field and it has pioneered many new methods for the training of tele phone men and women at various stages of their careers. What we aim to do is to provide both the opportunity and the preparation for a better job. The long-standing policy of making promotions from the ranks also helps to as sure the continuing know-how and spirit of the organization. This in turn brings far-reaching benefits to all who use the telephone and to the progress of the company. It is an important reason for today's good service and the solid foundation for still better things to come. Working together to bring people together ... BELL TELEPHONE SYSTEM ''