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Cornerstone OnDemand

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Score 8.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Onboarding

    7.8

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    78%

    Culture Amp

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 3/3 features

    New hire portal

    7.5
    75%
    64 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Manager tracking tools

    7.4
    74%
    105 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Compliance tracking and reporting

    8.5
    85%
    115 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance and Goals

    8.4

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    84%

    Culture Amp

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Corporate goal setting

    8.0
    80%
    87 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Subordinate goal setting

    8.2
    82%
    91 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Individual goal setting

    8.5
    85%
    99 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Line-of sight-visibility

    8.3
    83%
    87 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance tracking

    8.8
    88%
    104 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance Management

    8.2

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    82%

    Culture Amp

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 10/10 features

    Performance plans

    8.0
    80%
    88 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Plan weighting

    8.2
    82%
    74 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Manager note taking

    8.4
    84%
    63 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance improvement plans

    8.3
    83%
    75 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Review status tracking

    8.1
    81%
    89 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Rater nomination workflow

    8.1
    81%
    58 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Review reminders

    8.1
    81%
    87 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow restrictions

    8.6
    86%
    79 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multiple review frequency

    8.7
    87%
    77 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting

    7.8
    78%
    106 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Succession Planning

    7.9

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    79%

    Culture Amp

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Create succession plans/pools

    8.3
    83%
    46 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate ranking

    7.9
    79%
    46 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate search

    7.6
    76%
    49 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate development

    7.7
    77%
    45 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Recruiting / ATS

    6.5

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    65%

    Culture Amp

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 15/15 features

    Job Requisition Management

    6.0
    60%
    44 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Company Website Posting

    6.4
    64%
    40 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Publish to Social Media

    6.9
    69%
    37 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Job Search Site Posting

    6.3
    63%
    37 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Customized Application Form

    6.1
    61%
    39 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Resume Management

    6.4
    64%
    42 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Duplicate Candidate Prevention

    6.4
    64%
    39 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate Search

    6.0
    60%
    40 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Applicant Tracking

    6.1
    61%
    40 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Collaboration

    6.1
    61%
    35 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Task Creation and Delegation

    6.1
    61%
    37 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email Templates

    7.2
    72%
    56 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    User Permissions

    7.2
    72%
    57 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Notifications and Alerts

    7.6
    76%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting

    7.0
    70%
    60 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning Management

    8.0

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    80%

    Culture Amp

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cornerstone OnDemand ranks higher in 11/11 features

    Course authoring

    7.4
    74%
    122 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Course catalog or library

    8.6
    86%
    166 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Player/Portal

    8.2
    82%
    153 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning content

    8.2
    82%
    133 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile friendly

    7.3
    73%
    125 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Progress tracking & certifications

    8.0
    80%
    150 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Assignments

    8.5
    85%
    162 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Compliance management

    8.1
    81%
    143 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning administration

    8.5
    85%
    165 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning reporting & analytics

    8.4
    84%
    164 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Social learning

    6.8
    68%
    102 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Culture Amp is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.3

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    83%
    242 Ratings
    9.4

    Culture Amp

    94%
    11 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.7

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    97%
    35 Ratings

    Culture Amp

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    8.6

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    86%
    35 Ratings

    Culture Amp

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Availability

    7.3

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    73%
    5 Ratings

    Culture Amp

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    6.4

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    64%
    5 Ratings

    Culture Amp

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    6.6

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    66%
    49 Ratings

    Culture Amp

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    8.6

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    86%
    4 Ratings

    Culture Amp

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Online Training

    9.0

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    90%
    8 Ratings

    Culture Amp

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    9.0

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    90%
    18 Ratings

    Culture Amp

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.2

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    82%
    2 Ratings

    Culture Amp

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    This is a great tool for middle to a large company that wants to have virtual learning access, manager rosters, and robust reporting on multiple data points. You want to make sure you have someone fully committed in time and energy to launching and managing [Cornerstone OnDemand]. It does lift a lot of the communication burden when automating email communication and helps to track required training far better than any excel sheet.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    Culture Amp is a great tool for employee surveys, and has been able to scale with us for 5+ years. It's customizable and helps provide rich data on how employees are feeling so that we can continue to use that feedback to improving our company culture quarter over quarter.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    • Automatic recurring assignments are easy to get that refresher training out without needing to assign it fresh each time.
    • Reporting 2.0 makes it easy to write and share your reports with just selected filters. Making it easy for people receiving it to just change what they need to see.
    • Learning Admin Console makes it easy to peek at what is going on in your portal and open up connected reporting when needed.
    • Success Center is a great resource for getting peer answers to questions and learning about the releases and suggesting changes that should be added to the roadmap.
    Tina Pegar | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    • The Culture Amp support team is unparalleled. They offer live chat support as well as office hours that you can attend for help on anything from technical issues to the best way to phrase a survey question. They are always willing to help and are experts in their field.
    • The report pages are very detailed and it's easy to view the data in a lot of different ways. This helps with more insightful analysis.
    • I love that you can benchmark your survey results to your industry/region; it helps a lot to give context to your results.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    • User-submitted external training is editable by users even after it has been approved and completed on their transcript, UNLESS a transcript lock is put into place--which also renders all submitted certificates un-openable once approved. Thus they can never be referenced after approval.
    • The system is designed for annual compliance training to be re-versioned annually. I [believe it] is a very un-user friendly for training that we don't want to re-version because users take it on a rolling, as-needed basis.
    • Some very key components are not configurable and cause our users a great deal of confusion. For example, there is no way to turn off the search bar on a user transcript or even to edit the prompt text within it. Our users are constantly searching for training here, and end up re-opening/re-launching completed courses rather than registering for a new occurrence of a course.
    • In general, we find Cornerstone [onDemand] clunky and that it does not really meet our needs.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    • They recently launched a text analytics feature but I think it still needs some work. I don't find the attributes of sentiment to comments to make complete sense. Text analytics are also not yet available for export so it makes it very difficult to share with others in presentations and reports outside of the system.
    • Currently they don't have the ability to set an automated file with and connect with an HRIS (at least not with Ultimate) so every time you want to refresh your users you have to upload a new file feed manually (which is pretty simple, it is just impossible to set the refresh on autopilot).
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Required

    Starting Price

    Culture Amp

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    Likelihood to Renew

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Cornerstone OnDemand 9.7
    Based on 35 answers
    As long as pricing stays reasonable, we will likely stay with Cornerstone for at least one more contract renewal. It would be a large task to migrate all of our content to a new system. However, the LMS landscape is diversifying with new startups that are showing some real innovation.
    Jamie Drahos | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Cornerstone OnDemand 8.6
    Based on 35 answers
    Easy to use, easy to learn, lots of support during the learning process. There are a few parts of the system we don't use and I'm hesitant to begin using because other clients have said they're difficult and cumbersome (certifications) or outdated (libraries)
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Reliability and Availability

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Cornerstone OnDemand 7.3
    Based on 5 answers
    It was down for a couple of hours in our first month. Occasionally, in the evening we have trouble logging in even though it is not a maintenance window.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Performance

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Cornerstone OnDemand 6.4
    Based on 5 answers
    Pages do not load quickly. Often times any action or selection of a box, drop down, check, pretty much ANY Javascript interaction causes the whole entire page to load/reload/start doing something in the background. This makes a nightmare for having to mass edit courses or upload ILT sessions. It's the one of the archaic web designs they use that really bugs me as an admin and makes working in the portal at times intolerable and insufferable
    Joseph Madere | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Cornerstone OnDemand 6.6
    Based on 49 answers
    Its always important to have support when you are facing problems and when you are the main admin of the organization. Cornerstone Support is very supporting when you have not found the answer in the help guide. its very useful to have a team support to guide you.
    Jennifer LONGINE | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    In-Person Training

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Cornerstone OnDemand 8.6
    Based on 4 answers
    we use also to admin all our training in person events and sessions. Its easy to admin this kind of trainings and automatize some processes we have. Also de user experience and the integration with other systems helps to the employees to use more. All modules integrated oriented to develop people is the principal reason to have CSOD. The training administration is very complete and allows to automate many processes.
    Ruben Fernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Online Training

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Cornerstone OnDemand 9.0
    Based on 8 answers
    The online modules are pretty good. You can access them at any time, which we have done. You learn a lot in the beginning, but having the ability to retake short lessons when you are working on those items was very helpful.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Implementation Rating

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Cornerstone OnDemand 9.0
    Based on 18 answers
    Dig deep on what your current processes are and how they match up to Cornerstone OnDemand functionality. It's not that the Cornerstone OnDemand is bad, it just the amount of work it requires you to do to get your current data to fit into their system.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    The Sales Pitch for Cornerstone while being great, left us a bit disappointed when the tool got implemented. Although it is a game-changer and radically improved the learning experience the after-sales service has left us a bit disappointed. Since the overall package makes up for the situation, we can safely recommend it but while exercising caution.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    Culture Amp is the first such tool I have used. I find it to be very well rounded and useful, especially since culture is one of the trickiest parts of a business to get a hold of as related to the bottom line. The fact that followup on goals and feedback can be done thanks to the platform is a very strong point.
    Andrew Nicolás Barajas Mc. Whinney | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Scalability

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Cornerstone OnDemand 8.2
    Based on 2 answers
    I have had no problem scaling the platform across various areas of the business
    Mark Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Return on Investment

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    • We strive to educate our customers and Cornerstone [onDemand] is key to this process. Cornerstone [onDemand] has the ability to deliver content to thousands of users in a reliable environment
    • We need the flexibility to load SCORM courses and videos and Cornerstone [onDemand] nails both of these needs!
    • We have over 100,000 users on our Cornerstone [onDemand] platform! They all have access to our own created material in a reliable and consistent environment!
    Donna Conzett | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Culture Amp

    • We use culture amp to measure engagement levels surrounding certain "standard" questions we ask on a recurring basis. this gives us a viable way to measure how we are doing overall in certain areas that are important to us.
    • The Diversity survey helped us pinpoint some areas were we could work on improving. This came out in comments from several users.
    • We have to keep in mind that comments are important, but sometimes it is just one person who is upset about one thing that does not affect anyone else. We must keep that in mind and set those aside. It is easy to get caught up in some of those comments.
    Lisa Shapiro | TrustRadius Reviewer

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