ON24 Redefines Talent Development Experiences with Virtual Environments
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — June 17, 2013 — ON24, Inc., the global leader in webcasting and virtual communication solutions, announced today the Virtual Talent Development Suite, a solution for businesses which provides an enhanced user experience for every stage of the employee development lifecycle, from talent acquisition and new-hire onboarding to employee learning and leadership development. This new offering from ON24 delivers an engaging and interactive “front end” user experience that complements key talent development components such as learning management and applicant tracking systems.
“Ongoing employee development is critical if you want to have a smarter, more productive workforce,” said Sharat Sharan, ON24 President and CEO. “With the Virtual Talent Development Suite, ON24 is using its virtual solutions to redefine talent development experiences. This is an approach that meets the needs of both enterprises and their employees, providing a professional development experience that is ideal for global workforces.”
Customer and Workforce Benefits
Addressing Customer Challenges
More specifically, according to ON24 market data, ON24 virtual environments address three key challenges:
− Global workforces: Over 36% of HR and learning professionals say that reaching a geographically-dispersed or global workforce is their biggest challenge.
− Usability: 26% of learners say learning management system “usability” is their biggest challenge.
− Engagement: Over 82% of HR and learning professionals say “offering more engaging training” is a near-term priority.
New Talent Development Research Results
Nearly two-thirds (64%) indicated that they are either already using virtual talent development tools or are open to future use.
Fastest Growing Application: Virtual Talent Onboarding
“A business can customize its virtual environments so that a new hire learns not just the specifics of a particular job but also is introduced to the actual corporate culture. Because of today’s global workforces, only a virtual solution can accomplish this,” said Jim Lundy, CEO and lead analyst, Aragon Research Inc. “ON24’s approach to virtual employee onboarding, with its blend of content and learning, is unique in the industry.”
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