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Our research, data, and insights fuel the best minds in Human Capital Management to help them create future-proof learning, talent, and HR strategy for the new era of work

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There’s no question of HCM becoming more data-driven and savvy with AI-enabled technologies. But true HCM Excellence brings order from chaos and clarity from confusion. This research charts a course for HR to unite workforces for a successful future." – Mike Cooke, Brandon Hall Group CEO

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When it comes to Human Capital Management, one size does not fit all. We produce three pieces of HCM content everyday, in a variety of formats, but how we apply those insights is up to you.

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Subscribe to Brandon Hall Group’s network of research, business cases, data, and insights. Specifically designed for Learning, Talent, and HR professionals who want to optimize their organizations processes and maximize their team’s impact on the business. Available for corporate organizations and individuals, or HCM technology companies.

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Certifications

Enhance your career with one of our six certifications that focuses on the learning journey where the exam taker feels they have acquired new competencies and skills that can be applied in their organization. Available for L&D, Leadership Development, Talent Management, DE&I, Human Resources, and Talent Acquisition.

Certifications we offer

CTAS designation

Certified Talent Acquisition Strategist

Three-phase program

CLDS designation

Certified Leadership Development Strategist

Three-phase program

CTMS designation

Certified Talent Management Strategist

Three-phase program

CHRS designation

Certified Human Resources Strategist

Three-phase program

CDEIL designation

Certified Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader

Three-phase program

CLS designation

Certified Learning Strategist

Three-phase program

Awards

The Excellence Awards feature two annual programs that recognize the best organizations that have successfully deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved measurable results. The awards attract entrants from leading corporations around the world, as well as mid-market and smaller firms.

The HCM Excellence

Spring Program

Opened 01.02.2024

Deadline: 04.12.2023

The HCM Excellence Awards recognize top organizations that successfully deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems, and tools that achieved superior and measurable results in Human Capital Management. Solution Provider wanting to participate must enter with their corporate client.

Technology

Fall Program

Opened 04.22.2024

Deadline 09.12.2024

The Excellence in Technology showcase ways their Human Capital Management Technology (that they developed or implemented) has measurably benefited an organization. Solution Providers and Corporate are encouraged to enter together or separately.

Education Technology

Fall Program

Opened 04.22.2024

Deadline 09.12.2024

Our education audience now has a dedicated category in the Technology Awards to submit and be reviewed by your peers. Searching for EdTech companies, K-12, colleges/universities, and executive business schools.

Employee Voice Edition

Fall Program

Deadline 05.31.2024

Empower your workforce and amplify employee voices with Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards, Employee Voice Edition.

Events

The HCM Excellence Conference takes place at the beginning of each year and runs multiple tracks across human capital management. The DE&I Conference, held over the summer focuses on how Learning, Talent, and HR professionals create strategies to better support today’s diverse workforce.

Our conferences

Annual HCM Excellence Conference

Brandon Hall Group is famous for its actionable Human Capital Management research. Our annual HCM Excellence Conference delivers the same experience through a 3-day event with leading practices from award-winning organizations along with checklists, self-assessments, models, frameworks, and other tools that you can use to convert insights into measurable benefits for your organization.

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Discover best practices for implementing a successful hybrid work model in your organization. Learn strategies for overcoming challenges, fostering team cohesion, managing remote teams, and creating policies to support a thriving hybrid workforce.
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Leadership Development needs a jolt. Most employers know it: 82% of organizations say they will take steps this year to improve their programs. However, despite understanding the need for change, many employers still rely heavily on traditional modalities for leadership training. AllenComm's transformative Leadership Learning Experience (LX) design approach can set the gold standard for next-gen leader development.
Discover the power of employer branding and learn strategies to attract, engage, and retain top talent for your organization. This comprehensive guide explores the importance of a strong employer brand, provides practical tips for building and managing it, and showcases successful employer branding stories.
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Discover best practices for implementing a successful hybrid work model in your organization. Learn strategies for overcoming challenges, fostering team cohesion, managing remote teams, and creating policies to support a thriving hybrid workforce.
Discover how strategic staffing in learning and development drives success by maximizing your team's capabilities, meeting fluctuating demands, and delivering impactful training programs. Explore staffing solutions like AllenComm Talent for outsourcing and augmenting your L&D team.

Complimentary Webinars on the latest HCM trends and best practices. Participate live or view them on-demand.

There’s sales training and then there’s enablement. Above all else, sales enablement should develop self-sufficient and agile sellers who combine product knowledge, technology and a nuanced understanding of each customer’s needs to develop strong relationships that drive recurring revenue.
How do we measure learning effectiveness for the modern workforce? Archaic evaluation methodologies are no longer valid approaches. Aligning learning to business goals and ensuring performance optimization is crucial for overall success.
Everyone knows the potential of Extended Reality (XR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve learning and how it is developed. However, those emerging technologies are not ideal for every situation.
As the workforce landscape evolves rapidly, onboarding has emerged as a critical priority for organizations in 2024. A staggering 62% of companies are now laser-focused on elevating their onboarding experiences, recognizing the profound impact it has on new hire engagement, productivity, and retention (Brandon Hall Group’s™ HCM Outlook 2024 study). However, traditional onboarding processes are plagued by inefficiencies – manual paperwork, repetitive tasks, and a lack of personalization often lead to a slow, frustrating start for new employees. This antiquated approach fails to provide the seamless, tailored experience that today’s top talent demands.

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As the workforce landscape evolves rapidly, onboarding has emerged as a critical priority for organizations in 2024. A staggering 62% of companies are now laser-focused on elevating their onboarding experiences, recognizing the profound impact it has on new hire engagement, productivity, and retention (Brandon Hall Group’s™ HCM Outlook 2024 study). However, traditional onboarding processes are plagued by inefficiencies – manual paperwork, repetitive tasks, and a lack of personalization often lead to a slow, frustrating start for new employees. This antiquated approach fails to provide the seamless, tailored experience that today’s top talent demands.
Everyone knows the potential of Extended Reality (XR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve learning and how it is developed. However, those emerging technologies are not ideal for every situation.
There’s sales training and then there’s enablement. Above all else, sales enablement should develop self-sufficient and agile sellers who combine product knowledge, technology and a nuanced understanding of each customer’s needs to develop strong relationships that drive recurring revenue.
How do we measure learning effectiveness for the modern workforce? Archaic evaluation methodologies are no longer valid approaches. Aligning learning to business goals and ensuring performance optimization is crucial for overall success.
There’s sales training and then there’s enablement. Above all else, sales enablement should develop self-sufficient and agile sellers who combine product knowledge, technology and a nuanced understanding of each customer’s needs to develop strong relationships that drive recurring revenue.
How do we measure learning effectiveness for the modern workforce? Archaic evaluation methodologies are no longer valid approaches.

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