New Employee Skills: Descriptions and Excerpts of Online Courses from the 2007 Brandon Hall AwardsWe’ve just published a new report: “New Employee Skills: Descriptions and Excerpts of Online Courses from the 2007 Brandon Hall Awards” provides 10 case studies and seven online excerpts of employee orientation courses submitted to the 2007 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards.

This report provides a glimpse into how leading organizations such as Cisco, Exxon Mobil, Qantas Airways, and Second Cup train their new employees. Most importantly, this report is designed to provide you with ideas on how you can improve the quality of new employee orientation training within your organization.

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Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.