Products & Services – July/August 2014

The latest products and services launching in the training industry.

  • Duarte, Inc., launched its new Persuasive Presentations e-course. Based on Duarte CEO Nancy Duarte’s third book, the “HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations,” the new Duarte e-course is divided into three curricula: Storytelling, Visualizing, and Presenting.
  • Cornerstone OnDemand unveiled Cornerstone Marketplace, an online enterprise app center where users can discover, evaluate, and deploy 25 pre-packaged offerings ranging from video solutions to mobile learning and implementation consulting.
  • California Health & Longevity Institute (CHLI) located at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village just north of Los Angeles launched customized Leadership Training Programs. The institute offers two- to four-day science-based programming in stress management, communication, praise, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, nutrition, brain health, and fitness.
  • Sales Training And Results, Inc. (STAR) launched its Sales Meeting Kit product line, which helps sales managers lead a skills session at their regular sales meetings. The kits are subject specific and designed to be delivered in less than two hours, or can be split up into shorter sessions.
  • Crowdsourcing talent acquisition platform RecruitiFi is gamifying the recruiting industry. The recruiter who makes a successful placement receives the majority of the total commission. However, RecruitiFi also sets aside varying prizes of up to $250 for recruiters submitting qualified candidates who advance in the hiring process. Recruiters also accumulate points that can be redeemed for valueadded features.
  • SAVO Group expanded its Sales Accelerator Series with the launch of Sales Onboarding Pro, a new application that provides training, coaching, content, messaging, and internal expert connections to help recently hired sales reps contribute earlier.
Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training Top 100 and Emerging Training Leaders.