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SumTotal Talent Expansion® Suite Empowers Onboarding and Career Mobility

Latest release delivers an innovative approach to onboarding and engaging new employees, while equipping managers to achieve team success

Boston – November 14, 2016SumTotal, a leading provider of unified HCM solutions proven to drive organizational performance, announced new features and enhancements now available in the award winning SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite. This includes the new SumTotal Onboarding module, as well as new features to arm managers with team visibility and empower employees to pursue and prepare for career mobility.

“Our research indicates that organizations that have a dedicated onboarding solutions are more likely than their counterparts without an onboarding solution to see measurable improvements in business metrics, like revenue, customer retention and satisfaction, and employee engagement. Only 25% of organizations leverage a dedicated solution to support and speed new employees’ road to performance during onboarding,” said Michael Rochelle, Chief Strategy Officer at Brandon Hall Group. “SumTotal is recognizing the opportunity this gap presents for innovative technology to be the driving force behind the shift from onboarding being an administrative function to strategic endeavor.”

SumTotal is re-imagining the onboarding experience to eliminate barriers to performance for new employees by unifying critical learning, talent, and HR processes to drive engagement and speed time to capability. As a new module within the SumTotal suite, SumTotal Onboarding creates a personalized roadmap to success by connecting people to activities like learning recommendations, performance and development tasks, peers and mentors.  In addition to delivering visibility into progress and priorities for both individuals and managers.

“Onboarding comes on the back of our hugely successful and innovative Talent Expansion Suite earlier this year, which leads the market in terms of user experience and individualized development. Our consumer led approach is focused on driving higher levels of engagement and addresses the transformation challenges which are uppermost in the minds of our customers and the industry,” said Bill Donoghue, Chairman and CEO of Skillsoft. “Onboarding and Career Mobility have become the watch words for helping to drive retention and attraction. This release is part of our ongoing development to address the pillars which resonate most with our clients – Compliance, Engagement & Transformation.”

This comprehensive release of the SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite features capabilities that make it easier for every role in the organization to contribute to measurable business outcomes, such as:

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