Motorola Solutions Learning Organization receives the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award

on Thursday, 16 October 2014. Posted in Two Way Radio Industry News Blog

October 9, 2014

Motorola’s New Hire ‘First Moments Guide’ wins gold in the Best Onboarding Program category

Motorola Solutions’ global sales New Hire Learning Guide, created in collaboration with Strategy to Revenue, has received recognition from the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program. Brandon Hall Group is a pre-eminent global research and analyst firm made up of thought leaders who provide world-class research, data and expertise in learning development, talent management and leadership skills. Motorola will be receiving the gold award in the Best Onboarding Program category at the Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Conference Jan. 28-30, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Motorola’s “First Moments Guide” was selected based on its innovative format and compelling content. The First Moments Guide is an interactive electronic document that virtually leads newly hired sales professionals and their managers to the tools required from day one and beyond through an interactive roadmap. It offers a single location for finding and completing all of the required sales learning, including the Motorola sales methodology and support tools applicable to the global sales team on all levels.

KEY FACTS

  • Motorola Solutions’ Learning Organization has built its reputation for providing the most innovative, advanced curriculums focusing on the results necessary to increase productivity, team performance and profitability
  • Motorola Solutions Learning Organization trained more than 50,000 employees, customers and partners in 2013 with a mix of online and classroom instruction delivered around the world.
  • Now entering its 20th year, the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program is one of the most prestigious awards program in the learning industry and recognizes organizations that have successfully deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems and tools that have achieved measurable results.

SUPPORTING QUOTES

Emily Cates, Head of Global Enterprise Learning Center of Excellence, Motorola Solutions

“Sales force transformation has been a major initiative at Motorola Solutions. Couple that with an influx of new hires and the need to consistently ramp a global workforce and the theme quickly becomes one of change management. The First Moments program was able to deliver a new set of expectations, aligning everyone with an on-boarding tool that brings together global processes, tools and core business knowledge on-demand for speed to productivity. We now have a collaborative approach with multiple touch points and embedded support resources that provide flexibility to align with future business priorities.

Dan Johnson, Head of Global Government Employee Learning, Motorola Solutions

“On-boarding staff in today’s environment has always been a challenge. This award is an exciting achievement for the Motorola Solutions Learning organization. The Learning team strives to create valuable resources that educate our employees, partners and customers and the Sales First Moments Guide is an example of a strong collaborative effort between the Learning and Sales teams which shortens the time to productivity by making it easy for new hires to navigate through the many learning options we have.”