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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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  • Course catalog or library (185)
    8.4
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  • Assignments (181)
    7.8
    78%
  • Learning reporting & analytics (183)
    7.8
    78%
  • Learning administration (184)
    7.6
    76%

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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.

8.2
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.

8.3
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.

7.8
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.

9.1
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.

8.6
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.

7.5
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

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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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September 27, 2023

A good innovative service

Emily Rust | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Cornerstone OnDemand has helped consolidate our training into one platform for easy access and use for our users. It can be tough to get people to use Cornerstone OnDemand but once they start using it, it is easy for them to navigate the system. It is nice that the system does not change all that much with updates and makes it pretty user friendly. Overall, I am satisfied with Cornerstone OnDemand and hope to implement new features that they have to offer in the near future.
Fred Apfel, PMP, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
As a medical device company, we are highly regulated. We must keep training records for all employee training that relates to their performing their job duties and tasks. Historically our company used different learning management systems in different product areas as these likely came with an acquisition of that area in the past. In 2018 our company set on a mission to steamline our organization to a single LMS. After a thorough analysis of the leading LMS vendors, Cornerstone OnDemand came out on top due to its ability to meet the compliance needs of a regulated company such as ours, in a way no other vendor could. Implementation has been challenging as we are not only learning a new system but also changing the way we operate by bringing onboard areas long left on their own. So some unique ways of working have been challenging to solve with the system as customization is not possible as some ancient 'on premise' solutions used to offer. However, we still feel Cornerstone OnDemand is the best tool on the market for us.
Tina Pegar | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We utilize Cornerstone OnDemand to support all learning across the organization as well as offer training opportunities to an affiliated organization. It assigns training based on need of the staff as well as is used for optional training and registration into larger organization sessions when needed. It solves out need for compliance training assignments and tracking as well as support the administration side and professional development opportunities.
September 26, 2023

The Cornerstone of Learning

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I have used the learning performance of Cornerstone OnDemand for 6 years and find that it is a great support in managing compliance learning. The ability to create complex group and assignment criteria is really beneficial for the organizations I have worked in. Cornerstone consistently update their offering and has a space for clients to offer suggestions for improvements (these are sometimes acted on but sometimes a bit slow). I have recently started to use the performance module, which interlinks in many ways with the learning module. We have found it beneficial for a learners development journey to use these modules together. The ease of adding topics and skills in the user profile to customize learning on the home page has also worked well and means learners are shown learning opportunities that suit their needs.
Sam Hilliard | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
[Cornerstone OnDemand] is used organization wide. We have a complex, co-op type of setup with many subordinated divisions that function as isolated business entities. We get regularly audited and have highly individualized needs. Cornerstone [OnDemand] enables us to have unique settings across many areas for a variety of divisions. Unique performance reviews, welcome pages, and training needs across divisions enable us to operate each division uniquely.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
As a highly regulated company, we have a significant amount of compliance training that our employees must complete on an annual basis. We also need to have a robust reporting system to track completions and monitor compliance. We have used Cornerstone OnDemand to effectively organize all of our compliance training, including creating dynamic groups based on job roles, hire dates, and management roles. The level of organization the platform provides allows us to easily and effectively assign training to the right groups at the right time.

We also use the platform for onboarding newly hired employees or those who are transferring to a new role. Again, the way we are able to organize the training and the employee groups allows us to quickly and easily assign their onboarding training and have it ready for them on Day 1.

The reporting features give us many options to provide on-demand reporting to management teams to track their new employees' progress in their onboarding training or to monitor timely completion of their required compliance training.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Cornerstone OnDemand as our LMS. We load, configure, and assign our compliance training on the platform and perform the necessary reports. This allows us to meet the strict compliance regulations of the financial industry. We also implement our performance management process and succession process via Cornerstone OnDemand. This allows us to stay consistent.
Score 5 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Cornerstone OnDemand as CORE in 7 countries with the complete suite: Core, Recruiting/Onboarding, Learning and Performance. We need a unique database in the whole group, because every country uses different software to manage people data. The main purpose is to implement the same processess in all the countries with our business to improve our competitive advantage. We chose Cornerstone OnDemand because it was an organic software in one suite, but the last news of the new leathership team makes an unexpected turn to other goals through the inorganic acquisition of other products.
Pilar Moreno López | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Cornerstone OnDemand is our global training platform, currently available to 25,000 employees across over 350 international hotels. In order to provide a personalized experience, the platform is accessible in 16 languages, and the training content is available in 23 languages. With it, we have been able to offer a global training catalog for all our employees, and we are working on bonus management through Cornerstone OnDemand.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
CSOD OnDemand is deployed across 95% of the company, being used as our main LMS tool. The majority of us are using it to follow the mandatory trainings but there is also an important percentage of users employing the extended solution (meaning all LO types with the ILTss). It is mainly for compliance purposes to follow mandatory and regulatory trainings.
Angie Gubbels (She/her) | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) has been a part of our company's success over the last three years and has allowed us to deliver training programs for employees, track employee progress and development, and help to identify high-potential employees. Through CSOD we have been able to create learning pathways for our employees based on their role, starting with the compliancy courses for ann employees and then branching off by each role into our custom-made courses to support them further through their onboarding. CSOD allows us to create curriculums that unlock when an employee has completed the prerequisite and to auto-assign our courses based on the hiring timeline; which are both very useful aspects to help our learning paths be a success.
Ruben Fernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
It is being used by the whole organization in many workflows and internal procedures. From hr we try to launch all new projects within the cornerstone would be the employee portal.
Score 1 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We use Cornerstone OnDemand for all of our learning management. We house created courses and assign courses from the library (which has an additional fee for access). Our clients require that we have all of our employees take certain types of courses each year and this is all housed and maintained in Cornerstone OnDemand.
Jamie Drahos | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Cornerstone OnDemand is our global Learning Management System solution. It is centrally managed out of our Training and Education department, with second-level learning admins throughout the various global regions. The system allows us to manage the corporate training record for all employees, for both online and classroom instruction. It also provides us with a social learning platform for cohorts and a tool to complete observation checklists.
Samantha Mendez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use the LMS for onboarding and continuing education for our internal enterprise and we manage external enterprise training as well.. We can report on each of the division. We use the LMS to train external enterprise how to use our company software. The information we can report to the stakeholder and leadership using dashboards.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Cornerstone for all of our learning and development as well as performance initiatives. We have many employees out in the field so the mobility of the platform is so important to us. Help us keep up top to date on compliance training as well as employee engagement. We love it and would highly recommend it.
Patrick Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We utilize Cornerstone OnDemand as our in-house Learning Management System. We have it as a "University" of sorts that houses the training for our employees. During Covid, our company expanded dramatically. We went from approximately 30 employees to 130 in the span of a year to a year and a half through acquisition and partnerships with other similar companies. This has created a mix of cultures within the company and different ways to achieve the objectives from each of our locations. The creation of our "University" allows us to train both current and new employees in exactly how we want things done, how we want to treat our customers, and how we want to be perceived by our customer base. Using Cornerstone OnDemand allows us to standardize that training from top to bottom and establish the "JMA Way" for our team members.
Brittney Bell | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We purchased the learning management system piece of the Cornerstone. Currently we use it for the "required training" but are transitioning into a self driven professional development system as well. We use this system for our whole organization, globally, and the system addresses our need for proof of training during federal audits.
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Cornerstone is used by the whole organization, but several processes are mainly used in Germany. We´re using cornerstone for - Recruiting - Onboarding (Germany only) - Learning + Content, incl. mobile - Performance - Engage - Reporting - Forms (very few) With Cornerstone, we consolidated severy processes and HR systems on one central platform.
Eric Gibson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We transitioned to Cornerstone Learning 2 years ago to consolidate all of our Enterprise HR systems onto one platform. This consolidation allowed our business to decentralize some of the administrative functions, and streamline reporting to a single system.

We use Cornerstone to deliver compliance, leadership, role specific, and professional development courses.

We serve over 14 thousand coworkers globally, including the US. UK, Canada, and India.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We use Cornerstone to develop and engage our employees. We also use it for compliance training. Over users interact with the cornerstone platform from our team. All compliance training and our performance process are done through Cornerstone. It has really helped us have all employees complete compliance items and performance items.
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