Sounding Board Wins 2022 HR Tech Award for Talent Development

Leader Development Platform Named Best Innovative or Emerging Tech Solution by Lighthouse Research & Advisory

Sounding Board, Inc., the first Leader Development Platform designed to bridge the leadership gap,shared that it has been named Best Innovative or Emerging Tech Solution for Talent Development by the Lighthouse Research & Advisory HR Tech Awards.

The annual program seeks to help buyers and employers learn about the best companies in the industry for technology selection purposes. An independent judging panel reviewed each submission and selected winners in six categories: Core HR/Workforce, Employee Experience, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Talent Management and Total Rewards and Employee Wellbeing.

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Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer for Lighthouse Research & Advisory, commented, “Our research indicates that workers prefer coaching over many of the other more common training tools companies use. In a perfect world, every leader would have a coach available to them for support and growth. With Sounding Board, employers can make that a reality, tapping into a network of qualified coaches that can guide, support, and enable the best performance from the workforce.”

In addition to the HR Tech Award win, Sounding Board also received its Great Place to Work Certification this week. The two-step certification process validates and recognizes Sounding Board’s efforts to deliver an outstanding employee experience.

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Sounding Board co-founder and CEO Christine Tao said, “We created Sounding Board to disrupt the coaching market and introduce a new mindset built on expanded access and hyper-personalized technology, all while scaling our own organization. Achieving recognition from the HR technology industry and certification from Great Place to Work is a testament to both the Sounding Board mission and the work that we are doing.”

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