Cornerstone OnDemand Blog
Training is an investment, not an expense
The world of organisational development is constantly evolving. We spend hours reading (and writing) about how to get the best results from our people, and just when we think we’ve got the best approach nailed down, some bright spark tells us we’ve got it all wrong.
I’m not here to tell...
Moving from talent management to people management
When we think of talent, we think of bright young stars who can do anything they put their minds to. When it comes to work, we might not ask them to sing or dance, but we do want to find “talented” people who can drive our organisations forward.
This has been the mission of talent...
The building blocks of a learning culture
In a super-competitive economy that’s global, it’s almost impossible for any organisation, even the giants like the ones mentioned above, to remain relevant in their...
20/20 vision: seeing the world clearer through the lens of learning
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with being pleased with your lot in life. In fact, many experts argue that it’s the key to happiness.
Being pleased, however, doesn’t mean you should give up on learning anything new. In my experience, gaining new knowledge and skills only...
Aligning Performance Reviews with Succession Planning
Employees live in fear of the annual review. But employers, too, dread the extra work, stress and wasted time it brings.
Fortunately, the annual review is being overturned by companies embracing the power of succession planning software.
It’s a relief to know there are...
Overcoming the 3 Key Challenges of Succession Planning
A succession strategy is critical for any contemporary business serious about not only surviving but thriving well into the future.
HR departments are facing unprecedented levels of uncertainty in succession planning. The baby boomer workforce is ageing and retiring, while...
How Compliance Management Systems Help Keep Companies Safe
Mention ‘compliance’, and what comes to mind? ‘Read and agree’, perhaps. A quick scan and tick the boxes.
Yet compliance is an incendiary issue for businesses worldwide.
Why? Because the costs of getting it wrong can rock the very foundations of your organisation....
Why The Best Candidates May Already Work for You
Promoting from within the ranks of existing employees sounds like a great idea, doesn’t it?
Your staff already understand company culture, and you’ve discovered a lot about their strengths and limitations.
Why then, are companies either not doing it, or not doing it...
How Smart Engagement Builds a Dynamic Workforce
Real engagement in the workplace is part of a dynamic process of feedback and exchange.
The more information you have about your employees, the easier it is to build programs and processes which actively involve them in learning and development.
The more engaging your learning...
Employee Experience: Preparing for the Workplace of the Future
Employee engagement has been an HR buzzword for many years, but employee experience is a relatively new field. ‘Experience’ refers to the totality of employee experiences within the organisation; how staff feel about colleagues, management, KPIs and company culture.
The evaluation of...