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Cornerstone OnDemand

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What is Cornerstone OnDemand?

Cornerstone OnDemand is a cloud-based application for talent management. Cornerstone offers suites for recruiting, training, performance monitoring and planning, learning, and HR data management. It is scaled for enterprises.

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Popular Features

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  • Course catalog or library (185)
    8.3
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  • Assignments (181)
    7.7
    77%
  • Learning reporting & analytics (183)
    7.4
    74%
  • Learning administration (184)
    7.3
    73%

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What is Cornerstone OnDemand?

Cornerstone OnDemand is a cloud-based application for talent management. Cornerstone offers suites for recruiting, training, performance monitoring and planning, learning, and HR data management. It is scaled for enterprises.

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Features

Onboarding

Employee onboarding is the process of orienting new hires to the social and performance aspects of their jobs so that they are able to function in their new roles as quickly as possible.

8.1
Avg 7.3

Performance and Goals

Goal alignment is the practice of ensuring that all employees have clearly defined goals in support of the overall corporate strategy.

8.2
Avg 7.3

Performance Management

Performance management is the process of ensuring employees meet pre-determined objectives and goals through regular check-ins and appraisals.

7.7
Avg 6.8

Succession Planning

Succession planning is the identification and development of internal employees with the potential to fill key business leadership positions in the company.

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Avg 7.2

Recruiting / ATS

Recruiting or Applicant Tracking Software is software used to manage the recruitment process electronically by handling job postings, applicant status, resume management, etc.

8.5
Avg 7.3

Learning Management

Features of LMS and LCMS systems, related to designing, administering, and consuming learning content in an educational, corporate, or on-the-job context.

7.4
Avg 7.1
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Product Details

What is Cornerstone OnDemand?

Cornerstone powers the future ready workforce, with HR software and solutions designed to unite people, teams, technology and business, and inspire a work environment of growth, agility and success for all. With an AI-powered and skills-forward system designed for the contemporary workforce, Cornerstone helps organizations modernize the learning and development experience, deliver the most relevant content from anywhere, accelerate talent and career mobility, and establish skills as the universal language of growth and success across the business. Cornerstone serves over 7,000 customers and 90M users and is available in 180 countries and 50 languages.

  • Learning & Development: Support learners' skills with learning management software.
  • Recruiting & Onboarding: Fill job reqs faster with an engaging candidate experience and a streamlined recruiting and onboarding process.

  • Performance Management: Build a high-performing culture that motivates people to meet their potential.

  • Engagement Surveys: Measure the business impact of talent programs and gain a clear picture of employee engagement and satisfaction.

  • Extended Enterprise: Expand learning to audiences that are critical to the organization, like partners or customers.

  • Core HR: Consolidate and uncomplicate HR processes into one place to better support, reward, and engage people.

  • Workforce Planning: Maximize workforce efficiency through thoughtful planning and a collaborative, data-driven approach.

  • Analytics & Reporting: Make better, more informed talent decisions with predictive analytics and visualizations.

  • Integration & APIs: Connect to a broader ecosystem to move data where it has its greatest impact.

Cornerstone OnDemand Features

Onboarding Features

  • Supported: New hire portal
  • Supported: Manager tracking tools
  • Supported: Compliance tracking and reporting

Performance and Goals Features

  • Supported: Corporate goal setting
  • Supported: Subordinate goal setting
  • Supported: Individual goal setting
  • Supported: Non-hierarchical goal setting
  • Supported: Line-of sight-visibility
  • Supported: Performance tracking

Performance Management Features

  • Supported: Performance plans
  • Supported: Plan weighting
  • Supported: Manager note taking
  • Supported: Performance improvement plans
  • Supported: Review status tracking
  • Supported: Rater nominations
  • Supported: Rater nomination workflow
  • Supported: Review reminders
  • Supported: Workflow restrictions
  • Supported: Review transfer
  • Supported: Multiple review frequency
  • Supported: Reporting

Succession Planning Features

  • Supported: Create succession plans/pools
  • Supported: Candidate ranking
  • Supported: Employee profiles
  • Supported: Candidate search
  • Supported: Candidate add
  • Supported: Candidate development

Recruiting / ATS Features

  • Supported: Job Requisition Management
  • Supported: Company Website Posting
  • Supported: Publish to Social Media
  • Supported: Job Search Site Posting
  • Supported: Customized Application Form
  • Supported: Resume Management
  • Supported: Duplicate Candidate Prevention
  • Supported: Candidate Search
  • Supported: Applicant Tracking
  • Supported: Collaboration
  • Supported: Task Creation and Delegation
  • Supported: Email Templates
  • Supported: User Permissions
  • Supported: Notifications and Alerts
  • Supported: Reporting

Learning Management Features

  • Supported: Course authoring
  • Supported: Course catalog or library
  • Supported: Player/Portal
  • Supported: Learning content
  • Supported: Mobile friendly
  • Supported: Progress tracking & certifications
  • Supported: Assignments
  • Supported: Compliance management
  • Supported: Learning administration
  • Supported: Learning reporting & analytics
  • Supported: eLearning
  • Supported: Assessments
  • Supported: Live online learning
  • Supported: In-person learning
  • Supported: Micro-learning
  • Supported: Video learning
  • Supported: eCommerce
  • Supported: AICC-compliant
  • Supported: SCORM-compliant
  • Supported: Tin Can (xAPI) compliant
  • Supported: Social learning

Additional Features

  • Supported: Airtight integration across modules - from recruiting to learning to performance
  • Supported: Machine learning and predictive analytics to get actionable information from your talent data

Cornerstone OnDemand Screenshots

Screenshot of A personalized, modern user experience and self-service capabilities to engage employees, ensure productivity, and centralize employee dataScreenshot of With Cornerstone Learning, go beyond compliance and training - truly develop an engaged and collaborative workforce.Screenshot of Cornerstone Recruiting takes care of all talent acquisition needs and provides candidates with an amazing experience.Screenshot of With Cornerstone Performance, benchmark your people's performance, align them with your strategy, and provide feedback that matters.Screenshot of Cornerstone HR offers a personalized, modern user experience and self-service capabilities to engage employees, ensure productivity, and centralize employee data.Screenshot of With Content Anytime, quickly deliver hundreds of eLearning courses covering key soft-skills such as communication, time management, leadership, teamwork, and emotional intelligence.Screenshot of With Cornerstone Careers, provide continuous career development and expert coaching​.Screenshot of Actionable insights

Cornerstone OnDemand Videos

Cornerstone Products Overview Unified Talent Management Video
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Cornerstone Content Anytime Video

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Cornerstone OnDemand Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Mobile Web
Supported CountriesAll
Supported Languages50 languages

Frequently Asked Questions

Cornerstone OnDemand is a cloud-based application for talent management. Cornerstone offers suites for recruiting, training, performance monitoring and planning, learning, and HR data management. It is scaled for enterprises.

Brassring, SilkRoad Life Suite, and Workday Human Capital Management are common alternatives for Cornerstone OnDemand.

Reviewers rate Candidate ranking and Candidate search highest, with a score of 9.3.

The most common users of Cornerstone OnDemand are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Community Insights

TrustRadius Insights are summaries of user sentiment data from TrustRadius reviews and, when necessary, 3rd-party data sources. Have feedback on this content? Let us know!

Cornerstone OnDemand is a versatile platform that has been widely used across various industries for different purposes. Users have found the software to be helpful in streamlining employee development and engagement, compliance training, and performance management. The platform allows organizations to track and assign training, host both in-house and virtual sessions, and automate processes for annual performance reviews and long-term succession planning. Additionally, Cornerstone OnDemand is effective for large-scale compliance training, offering general training, and serving as an API for internal and external candidates.

One of the key benefits of Cornerstone OnDemand is its ability to centralize all employee-related information in one place, making it a convenient solution for learning, performance management, recruiting, onboarding, talent management, and compensation modules. Organizations have used the software to consolidate processes and HR systems on a single platform, which has proved to be highly efficient. The platform's user-friendliness has garnered positive feedback from users, particularly in managing change management and assigning specific e-learning to multiple departments worldwide.

Moreover, during the Covid pandemic, Cornerstone OnDemand has enabled uninterrupted learning by allowing organizations to continue training remotely. It serves as a global Learning Management System solution that can be utilized to manage corporate training records for both online and classroom instruction. The software also offers social learning platforms for cohorts and tools for completing observation checklists.

Furthermore, Cornerstone OnDemand caters to the individualized needs of organizations with complex setups by allowing unique settings across multiple divisions. It can be used to document training for quality management systems, health and safety protocols, product knowledge for field personnel, and more. The software also helps non-profit organizations move their training programs online while reaching a broader audience.

In summary, Cornerstone OnDemand has proven to be a valuable tool for developing employees' skills and engaging them effectively in various industries. It facilitates compliance training, automates performance management processes, centralizes employee-related information, supports remote learning, and caters to the individualized needs of organizations. Users have praised its user-friendliness and its ability to streamline processes, making it a versatile and indispensable solution for many businesses.

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Sam Hilliard | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
For End-users it is exceptionally easy to use. There is admittedly a steep curve for admins, but simply because there is so much that is truly possible with the system. Cornerstone has been updating many features in recent years, though, which have been moving overall usability in a favorable direction.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
as we use it mainly for the Regulatory training consumption it does satisfy this business need for our corporation.
The Learning assignment tool is easy to use to push the trainings, setting up a due date and with the reports the progress and be checked and follow-up if needed.
Ruben Fernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
for uses in general is easy to use, its not too much necessary to give support continuosly. But at the configuration and administration there is a little difficult to manage some things, there are lots of options and its important to have a global admin vision when you make any change or implement a new process.
Jamie Drahos | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I believe for the most part, Cornerstone OnDemand is a very good system for human performance management. With that said, they do have areas they need to improve. Support, mobile, and simplified/updated design, all need more attention.
Jennifer Clouser | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
While robust, the system is fairly easy to use from the administrator side. From the learner side, it is really easy to use. It is easy to search for training, find your transcript, and register for training. It is slightly more difficult for managers in regards to creating reports for tracking their employees' learning.
December 07, 2021

I'm a fan!

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
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).
Mark Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
There are probably easier platforms, but you will trade configurability. Its like the difference between Iphone and Android. iphone is easy ........as long as you want to do what it allows you to. and thats all you get.
Taline Goorjian | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Cornerstone is a highly customizable solution, and while it is necessary for client admins to upskill with their knowledge of the system to be in a position to more easily optimize its functionality - the user experience is incredibly frictionless. The manager experience is intuitive, and the performance module is designed for a modern interface with check-ins and goals.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
It took me a while to teach myself but with the combination of the on-line training, on-line help and global support I have mastered what I need. I am constantly learning and attending the webinars and discussions offered.
For our users - especially those not very computer literate, and for whom using a PC is a small part of their work, I create very detailed training guides which include screenshots with arrows pointing where to click. The training you provide to users must be at their level of understanding, and this will set you up for successful implementation of Cornerstone in your organisation. This applies especially in the Performance module which can be a bit trickier than the Learning module.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I find Cornerstone OnDemand to be very easy to use; however, I dislike the 'back' functionality. When you want to go back to the previous page, the system doesn't remember the criteria you previously put in and you have to re-enter your criteria and redo your search. That tends to slow things down when you're pressed for time. I am sure they are working on it though.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
The system is huge so, even after using it as an administrator for a few years, I still find there are lots of pieces and things I do not know. Some of the more everyday tasks have cumbersome user interfaces that you become accustomed to but would be greatly helped by a redesign. The availability of assistance articles and the new knowledge bank help greatly with usability as you have a quick place you can go to for help with figuring out how to do various tasks.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Cornerstone has a lot of useful features. I recommend new admins go to the two-day class in Santa Monica to learn about the basics of Cornerstone. The users groups (when in-person) are also useful for networking and getting tips about how others are utilizing Cornerstone. Some items could use improvement - for example why does a training description only appear on a transcript when it the learning object is in a curriculum? If it is assigned as an individual learning object, the training description does not show on the transcript. I like the new updates of Reporting 2.0 but it seems to crash a lot.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
For an LMS, it’s not horrible. They are making improvements with their customers support team, but it still has a long way to go. Also, because it is a cloud solution, there is little flexibility with getting changes made in the system. Even items that are logical and would be a great improvement, it takes a long time, if ever to get these changes put in.
Mark McConnell, APTD | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
The user interface is clean, polished, and responsive on variety of devices (browser, tablet, phone). It also offers a fair degree of configurability so that both the look and feel of the system and some of the navigation elements can be changed to make adoption easier for end users. The new Learning Landing Page is a terrific step in UX, but some additional configuration around the elements on this screen would make us more apt to enable it in our portal.
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