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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)
    7.3
    73%
  • 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

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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 highest, with a score of 9.3.

The most common users of Cornerstone OnDemand are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Reviews and Ratings

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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
  • Creating curricula
  • Storing materials, trainings, and courses in one space
  • Customer Service
  • Success Center with more detailed niche trainings
  • a little more user friendly to those who are technologically challenged
  • the ability to customize it more to the customer's preferences
Fred Apfel, PMP, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Keeping training records
  • Keeping audit trails
  • Maintaining quality validation documentation about the system
  • Back end functions are complex and unforgiving; takes us 1 month to train a new administrator properly due to the complexity of the system.
  • The navigation and user experience are not modern or easy to use out of the box. It requires a significant investment with partner firms to configure the UX.
Tina Pegar | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • 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.
  • Their Product Support can take a long time to respond and/or give incomplete responses so you have to go back and forth to get the correct response.
  • Certifications exist but are in bad need of an update to make them more user friendly as they are the only way to set an expiration date.
  • Reporting 2.0 can have more latency issues then other parts of the system and it is always when you really need to grab that report.
September 26, 2023

Cornerstone OnDemand Review

Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Training transcript tracking
  • Training Collection and individual training management
  • Performance review completion as an end user
  • Performance analytics is lacking
  • API Extensibility
Sam Hilliard | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Reporting: completely customized reporting modules allows us to have targeted and specific analytics
  • Automated learning: The learning assignment tool enabled automatic and varied learning assignments to a variety of audiences.
  • Performance reviews: Enable us to have very complicated and automated performance review assignments.
  • The forms functionality is old and very "windows-95" looking, would love to see this improved.
  • Building performance reviews can be very "steppy," we would love to see you be able to do this in the flow of work.
  • I would also love to see the ability to customize the look and feel of the custom page widgets more.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Ability to provide multiple customizable access roles from general end user to full system admin and anything in between
  • Powerful reporting system to track a plethora of data points within the platform (user data, training information, transcript information)
  • Great options to customize the look and feel of your "home page" to best meet your company's needs and goals.
  • Ability to customize the transcript view for learners (i.e. when Completed training will move to their Archived transcript, what to do with Inactive training on transcripts)
  • Creating a new version of a course can be cumbersome when it is a part of multiple curricula and even inactive curricula. We are finding situations where learners are getting a new version of a course assigned on an old curriculum that was deactivated a couple of years ago, causing confusion on reporting.
  • Manually adding members to Communities is a little confusing, as there is no clear indication of what to do to ensure access to all folders & documents within the Community.
  • Certifications can be confusing at first, especially if not utilizing them consistently. We only did one or two and found them to be a little confusing both on the administrative side and the learning side.
Score 5 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Easy to change configuration
  • Complete Performance module
  • User experience in the Learning module
  • Core Core Core...not ready por employee management
  • Lack of configured processes
  • Reporting with "silos" although all the modules are in the same tool
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Platform's stability.
  • Product Academy and Certification program.
  • Prestige and culture - CSOD is known in the LMS industry and when deploying the system, the client has already a background about the provider.
  • The variety of functions CSOD offers and product portfolio.
  • 'Suggestion City' section offers clients a way to promote tool or process improvements.
  • GPS and support
  • Prioritizing on some features to be released
  • Security roles structure
Angie Gubbels (She/her) | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Integrations with other software programs to save time.
  • Options to add on quality courses created by CornerStone directly to blend the training with your own.
  • Great reporting resources and the ability to send reports and pull dashboards to be on top of course relevance and completion.
  • Overall the system takes time to become an expert in.
  • Employees need training on how to use the platform as there are a lot of "clicks" to accomplish what they want in the interface (for example, withdrawing from a training).
  • When the platform is not working properly, it requires a lot of time to have support from CSOD.
Ruben Fernandez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Easy Learning
  • Good recruiting processes
  • Internal evaluations easier
  • Maybe recruiting module has many parts not integrated between them
  • I would like to delete some processes or objects now I can't
  • Maybe more look and feel possibilities
Jamie Drahos | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Single admin console with granular control over user access and reporting. They continue to keep the admin in mind when rolling out new features. Giving us additional tools and improvements to more easily manage a large organization of learners.
  • A complete solution. Cornerstone OnDemand is a human performance management solution. This includes: compensation, on-boarding, performance reviews, succession, training, and social interaction. All of the areas of the product are cohesively tied to one another for convenience and powerful cross-feature functionality. It has been developed organically from the ground up, so everything works together for a competent experience.
  • Increasing support for mobile learning. Our field is relying on mobile devices to stay connected. Cornerstone OnDemand continues to improve their support for mobile through web browser support and mobile apps.
  • Global Product Support. Their support team can be slow to respond and resolve issues. They are constantly blaming it on growing pains. However, that cannot be an excuse. Every company wants to grow bigger and they need to adjust their support model to accommodate it.
  • Multimedia support. Cornerstone OnDemand does support video learning and embedding videos on custom pages, however, they just rolled this out to everyone and it has some catching up to do. Competitors have supported this feature for quite some time and are ahead of the curve on it.
  • Responsive design support for Welcome and Custom pages. Cornerstone OnDemand is making much of their system responsive for mobile use. However, the page builder that is used to make your Welcome and Custom pages has not been updated for some time. It doesn't always support some HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript functions. The work-arounds to get some designs to work correctly is troublesome.
Samantha Mendez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Reporting
  • User experience is easy to navigate
  • the continued support from CSOD and the helpful articles for me to do my troubleshooting is phenomenal
  • Learning the system is not as difficult as everyone makes it out to be
  • Empowerment for calculated fields
  • workshops for custom pages
  • User groups for San Antonio, Texas
Patrick Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Spectacular array of content.
  • Easy interface.
  • Easy to upload our own courses.
  • Sometimes finding the right answer to your support question can be a bit more difficult than it should be.
  • I would like to see more OSHA related courses.
  • At times, the administrative interface seems to need to be updated, but the tradeoff honestly might be the absolute rock-solid stability of the platform.
Brittney Bell | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Client Driven - Cornerstone values the opinions of the clients that have their hands in the system daily. Suggestions from clients often become new software/functionality for all clients to use.
  • Community - The accessibility to assistance in a time of needs is uncanny. There is always someone (CSOD employees, CSOD clients, etc) at your fingertips in my time of need.
  • Robust - The customization capability within the system is unlike any other. We have custom pages in order to drive our associates where they need to be and what will fit their needs the best. Integration with other items (Lynda.com for example) to allow maximum impact for our employees.
  • Support - The actual support structure (when a case is logged) is a bit slow.
  • Cost - everything can be done for a cost. There are some things that can only be done from CSOD side and they can provide that to us for an additional fee.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Great visibility of the history of trainings
  • Vast reporting tool
  • High security
  • More than one solution to a lot of queries
  • On the job training is rather a limited option
  • Emails should be much easier to setup and also be more flexible (e.g., vary depending on the provider or location)
  • Social Learning aspect; hope it will change with EdCast
  • More advanced integrations with tools like Teams or Zoom
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