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Realizing potential since 1999

What we do

Cornerstone OnDemand® (NASDAQ: CSOD) helps organizations to recruit, train, and manage their people. We work with hundreds of the world’s largest companies—from Walgreens and Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Deutsche Post DHL and Western Union—and thousands of smaller ones to help them engage their workforces and empower their people. Our computer software impacts every aspect of the employee experience, helping people to make their best work even better – which ultimately translates into greater business results.


Our computer software solutions are in use by over 42+ million people in 192 countries, and in 43 languages

Who we serve

Along with corporations we work with government agencies, hospitals, non-profits and schools to more effectively manage the entire employee lifecycle. Our software and services are in use by over 42+ million people in 192 countries and in 43 languages. Since 1999, Cornerstone's computer software has reduced IT and maintenance costs and easily integrates with any other technology platforms. And, users can conveniently access our software anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

Empowering employees to build their own success story

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Cornerstone enables us to manage our organization's learning initiatives in an effective manner.

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Promoting more data-driven behaviors

Reducing recruiting from 4 hours to 2 minutes

How Ventura County firefighters put learning first

Optimizing learning through collaborative technology

How we got there

Cornerstone started with a simple (but bold) idea – to improve access to education on a global basis through online learning. We were a tiny company back in 1999, with a different name, a single shared cordless phone, and a jarringly bright orange logo. But the seed was planted: we were off and running with the belief that ongoing learning and development are at the heart of how to be both a better individual and a better organization. In the past twenty years, Cornerstone has come a long way. We’ve got more than one phone now, for instance. But our heritage of focusing on the importance of learning has remained a constant. The Cornerstone Unified Talent Management suite addresses critical talent needs. It helps businesses find and attract the right people for the right roles and then makes sure they are onboarded in the most efficient and effective way possible. It helps organizations keep a better pulse on employee performance and ensure readiness for new roles. It helps to connect employees and locate expertise so that people can do their jobs better in any given moment.

Our mission has always been to improve access to education on a global basis through online learning.


Smart for business, great for people

The thread that connects these central HR processes continues to be learning and development. It is the glue that holds talent management together, and it’s the step that makes so many other HR processes actionable in the real world. Learning makes onboarding more impactful. Training makes performance management actionable. Development drives people to the right roles in the organization. And social learning occurs every day in every workplace around the world.

We’ve built our business the old fashioned way: deliberately and with an eye to forging lasting relationships with our clients, employees and partners. Today, we are especially proud of a few things:

Our Culture

Cornerstone built a team that is smart, cool, dependable, and visionary, and totally committed to client success, check out our career site.

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Our Solution

Learn more about how our unified talent management suite helps organizations manage the entire employee lifecycle.


Our Commitment to our Clients

Find out more about how we put client “service” squarely at the center of Software-as-a-Service and why we are only successful when our clients are successful.


Our Foundation

Learn more about the work being done by the Cornerstone's Foundation, where our mission is to transform the way people help people.


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