PILOT Named a 2020 Top HR Product of the Year by HR Executive Magazine

PILOT is proud to have been named a Top HR Product of the Year by HR Executive Magazine. Awards were also given to tech giants including Workday, Oracle, and ADP. 

The fifteen winners are chosen based on the following criteria:

  1. The level of innovation brought to the HR tech space

  2. How the tools are breaking new ground

  3. How much value they add to the HR function

  4. How intuitive they are for users

  5. Whether they deliver what they promise

PILOT’s virtual career development product checks off all five of these boxes, and we are particularly proud to be the only coaching and mentoring solution to be honored this year. 

Our company was founded in 2015 by Ben Brooks, a former SVP of HR and now one of HR’s top 100 Tech Influencers. Since then, clients like MetLife, Justworks, Thomson Reuters, and Housing Works have benefitted from our affordable, quick to deploy program that puts employees in the driver’s seat of their own career.

This is what HR Executive Magazine had to say about what sets PILOT apart:

"Simple and turnkey are the key concepts for this coaching, mentoring and career development tool. It’s HR tech for leaders that doesn’t require much from HR but delivers an easy-to-use platform that brings together HR, employees, managers and executives to teach, motivate behavior change and prompt action."

PILOT helps employees develop a newfound ability to advocate for themselves, create stronger connections with their colleagues, and truly take ownership of their careers. Participants are guided through six months of individual reflection, manager feedback, and live group coaching sessions, covering the 80/20 of what most employees need to fulfill their untapped potential. 

As a new element for 2020, we’ve developed a Scaled Mentoring add-on, because our customers needed a PILOT-like solution to provide mentoring to far more employees, more efficiently. While the idea of mentoring is extremely popular, the reality of traditional programs does not position HR for success, and PILOT is changing that.

PILOT’s approach gives multiple internal and external mentors a one-time opportunity to share advice and perspective in a fireside chat dynamic that includes facilitation from a coach and live employee Q&A. We prepare the mentors through a structured assessment and prep call that makes it easy for everyone. Mentors bring organizational culture, industry insights, or even personal demographic perspectives to our award-winning career development program. 

If you’re on the hook to deliver career development at scale in 2021, check out our one pager to find out how PILOT could help. And if you’d like to speak to our team, click here to book a demo! We can’t wait to meet you.


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