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Cornerstone OnDemand

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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 7.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Onboarding

    8.1

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    81%

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

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

    New hire portal

    7.7
    77%
    63 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Manager tracking tools

    7.7
    77%
    105 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Compliance tracking and reporting

    8.8
    88%
    113 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance and Goals

    8.5

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    85%

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

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

    Corporate goal setting

    8.1
    81%
    86 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Subordinate goal setting

    8.3
    83%
    91 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Individual goal setting

    8.7
    87%
    99 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Line-of sight-visibility

    8.5
    85%
    87 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance tracking

    9.0
    90%
    103 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance Management

    8.3

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    83%

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

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

    Performance plans

    8.1
    81%
    88 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Plan weighting

    8.4
    84%
    74 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Manager note taking

    8.4
    84%
    63 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance improvement plans

    8.4
    84%
    75 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Review status tracking

    8.2
    82%
    89 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Rater nomination workflow

    8.4
    84%
    58 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Review reminders

    8.2
    82%
    87 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow restrictions

    8.6
    86%
    79 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multiple review frequency

    8.7
    87%
    76 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting

    8.0
    80%
    105 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Succession Planning

    8.3

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    83%

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

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

    Create succession plans/pools

    8.4
    84%
    45 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate ranking

    8.5
    85%
    46 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate search

    8.4
    84%
    49 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate development

    8.0
    80%
    45 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Recruiting / ATS

    6.7

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    67%

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

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

    Job Requisition Management

    6.3
    63%
    43 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Company Website Posting

    6.5
    65%
    39 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Publish to Social Media

    7.0
    70%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Job Search Site Posting

    6.4
    64%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Customized Application Form

    6.3
    63%
    38 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Resume Management

    6.7
    67%
    41 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Duplicate Candidate Prevention

    6.9
    69%
    38 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Candidate Search

    6.3
    63%
    39 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Applicant Tracking

    6.4
    64%
    39 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Collaboration

    6.3
    63%
    34 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Task Creation and Delegation

    6.1
    61%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email Templates

    7.4
    74%
    55 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    User Permissions

    7.2
    72%
    56 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Notifications and Alerts

    7.7
    77%
    51 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting

    7.0
    70%
    59 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning Management

    8.1

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    81%

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

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

    Course authoring

    7.4
    74%
    121 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Course catalog or library

    8.7
    87%
    165 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Player/Portal

    8.2
    82%
    152 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning content

    8.3
    83%
    132 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile friendly

    7.4
    74%
    124 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Progress tracking & certifications

    8.0
    80%
    149 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Assignments

    8.4
    84%
    161 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Compliance management

    8.1
    81%
    142 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning administration

    8.5
    85%
    164 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Learning reporting & analytics

    8.5
    85%
    163 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Social learning

    7.1
    71%
    101 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Cornerstone OnDemand is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.3

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    83%
    240 Ratings
    8.0

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    80%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.6

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    96%
    35 Ratings
    4.0

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    40%
    1 Rating

    Usability

    8.6

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    86%
    35 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Availability

    7.3

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    73%
    5 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    6.4

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    64%
    5 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    6.5

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    65%
    49 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    8.6

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    86%
    4 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Online Training

    9.0

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    90%
    8 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    9.0

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    90%
    18 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Configurability

    7.4

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    74%
    106 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    5.5

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    55%
    1 Rating

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.2

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    82%
    2 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor post-sale

    9.1

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    91%
    2 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor pre-sale

    5.7

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    57%
    2 Ratings

    Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

    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.
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    Zywave

    For clients looking for a communications portal this is a perfect fit. However, for clients looking to do online enrollment it is still lacking key features that other systems like Employee Navigator offers.
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    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.
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    Zywave

    • Benefit enrollment
    • Document management
    • Yearly benefit management and optional coverage
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    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.
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    Zywave

    • The onboarding of employees with benefits selection is not quite complete as it pertains to full integrations with carrier feeds and EDI solutions for HIPAA 834 Transactions
    • The ultimate solution would be to integrate with payroll systems such as ADP, PayChex or Paylocity. This would eliminate the need to input and update data in multiple systems
    • Integration to HR systems like Oracle or other HR platforms would be a bonus
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    Pricing Details

    Cornerstone OnDemand

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Cornerstone OnDemand editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      Required

      Additional Details

      Pricing Info

      Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      Zywave Client Cloud - Enrollment & Onboarding editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        Likelihood to Renew

        Cornerstone OnDemand

        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.
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        Zywave

        User adoption is low within the client base that we have implemented this at and unless it can offer full EDI capabilities we will not be able to move away from Employee Navigator or Plan Source solutions
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        Usability

        Cornerstone OnDemand

        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)
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        Zywave

        No answers on this topic

        Reliability and Availability

        Cornerstone OnDemand

        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.
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        Zywave

        No answers on this topic

        Performance

        Cornerstone OnDemand

        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
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        Zywave

        No answers on this topic

        Support Rating

        Cornerstone OnDemand

        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.
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        Zywave

        No answers on this topic

        In-Person Training

        Cornerstone OnDemand

        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.
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        Zywave

        No answers on this topic

        Online Training

        Cornerstone OnDemand

        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.
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        Zywave

        No answers on this topic

        Implementation Rating

        Cornerstone OnDemand

        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.
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        Zywave

        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.
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        Zywave

        We actually use HRconnection with a select few clients and use Employee Navigator, Plan Source, and ThinkHR because our clients or the carriers offered them to us as an online enrollment or training options
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        Scalability

        Cornerstone OnDemand

        I have had no problem scaling the platform across various areas of the business
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        Zywave

        No answers on this topic

        Return on Investment

        Cornerstone OnDemand

        • Delivering our Title IX training to staff, faculty, and students. We assign this yearly to our entire population. The reporting, notifications, [and] due date features have helped us reach our all-time completion rate this year!
        • We wanted one place to house nonacademic training that could help us reduce duplicate training across the Enterprise. With the functionality available, we have greatly reduced duplicate training efforts.
        • We are able to connect to other systems that allow us to transfer completion data to other parts of the university that control access to systems. It has proved invaluable in getting people in compliance.
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        Zywave

        • Less time spent asking HR to send me documents
        • Easily see my enrollments
        • Signing up for additional benefits I may have forgotten about like an HSA or FSA
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