Company continues to invest in its people; rolls out data-driven next-gen Relentless Learning
Academy platform that provides customized coaching and training
TORONTO, ON – March 9, 2016 – Klick Inc. was today named a 2015 Best Managed Company for excellence in business performance for the eighth consecutive year. Klick was also included in the prestigious Best Managed Companies’ Platinum Club for its longstanding exceptional management practices for the second year in a row.
“I would like to recognize the entire efforts of Klick. It takes a dedicated effort from an entire team to focus on a core vision, create stakeholder value and excel in the global economy to achieve this level of success,” said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program.
Demonstrating its commitment to the Best Managed program and Klick’s people practices, Klick announced that it has bolstered its investment in its people even more with Relentless Learning, the evolution of its interactive Academy elearning platform. Powered by its award-winning, proprietary Genome enterprise operating system, Relentless Learning can identify a ‘teachable moment,’ and serve up the appropriate training at the right time in an employee’s journey.
“In keeping with our relentless pursuit of awesome, we are excited to roll out Relentless Learning, the next generation of our Academy platform, to provide customized coaching and training that helps ensure Klicksters continue to learn, thrive, and do the best work of their careers,” said Klick CEO Leerom Segal. “It’s all part of our data-driven, people-centric approach to business management, which we are thrilled to learn has again been recognized with such a notable award.”
“We’re loving the response our next-gen Academy is getting,” said Klick VP of People Operations Michelle Gorman. “On average, since the start of our Relentless Learning roll-out late last year, Klicksters have referenced at least two learning assets and have completed one training course every week. We can’t wait to introduce more learning modules to Academy and support our team with more engaging and empowering learning content.”
The Genome platform drives Klick’s leadership pipeline program, designed to develop leaders and meet the pace of the Klick’s consistent growth. Genome also identifies individuals who demonstrate strong leadership through ongoing feedback, rewards, recognition, success stories, and other data.
About Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on five levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for their 4th consecutive year); 4) Gold Standard requalified winner (Award recipients that have applied and successfully retained their Gold Standard designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 5) Platinum Club member (Winners have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visitwww.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.
Klick operates with a fiercely independent spirit at the intersection of technology, creativity, and strategy. The Klick family is a diverse group of people who are driven and connected by a shared culture and commitment to the relentless pursuit of awesome at Klick Health, K2 Digital, Klick Learning Solutions (KLS), and Sensei Labs.
Established in 1997, Klick has teams in Chicago, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Toronto. Klick was recognized for having one of the top 10 intranets in the world. In 2015, Klick won over 300 awards for its client work, corporate management, and culture, including being named one of country’s Top 5 Great Places to Work, Best Employers, Fastest Growing Technology Companies, and Best Managed Companies. Klick’s co-founders wrote New York Times Bestseller The Decoded Company (Portfolio/Penguin, 2014), the first book about big data in the workplace. For more information on Klick companies, go to klick-inc.com.