December 13, 2019

Top 10 HR Tech News For The Week – 15 November 2019

Top 10 HR Tech News For The Week – 15 November 2019

Talentegy launches Unify, PrismHR collaborates with Equifax, and more trending news for the week

Talentegy Expands Its Analytics and Engagement Platform with a New Product, Unify

A leading talent analytics and employee engagement platform, Talentegy, intended to help HR teams optimize candidate experience and employee experience, announced the launch of its analytics solution with a new data visualization offering. The newly introduced product, Unify, enables companies to create compelling stories with their talent data in order to build more efficient recruiting and employee strategies.

SilkRoad Technology Announces Succession Planning to Help Organizations Prepare for Future Talent Transitions

SilkRoad Technology, a platform that helps companies attract, retain, and align top talent, launched a new global solution recently. Named SilkRoad Succession Planning, it will allow firms to gear up for changes in their future workforces by identifying and analyzing critical positions for their business growth. Afterwards, it can help fill those roles in the future by focusing on the development process.

The Josh Bersin Academy and Visier Collaborate to Offer People Analytics Training for Human Resources

The first global professional development academy for HR, The Josh Bersin Academy, announced a formal partnership with Visier, a well-known brand in the field of people analytics and planning. This will help HR professionals across all functions leverage the power of people analytics to better inform decision making and strategy.

PrismHR Collaborates with The Work Number from Equifax to Offer Income Verifications

One of the major HR technology software powering payroll, benefits, and HR for US-based SMBs, PrismHR, announced its integration with The Work Number service from Equifax which will be integrated within the platform of PrismHR. This allows PrismHR outsourcing partners with the access to the industry-leading, centralized repository of employment and income information in the U.S.

Jack in the Box Uses Ultimate Software to Manage Operational Efficiency

One of the leading global providers of Employee Experience solutions and HCM (Human Capital Management), Ultimate Software, announced that Jack in the Box, one of the largest hamburger chains in the U.S., is using UltiPro’s functionality to abridge its complex business structure.

AI-Based Recruitment Optimization Technology Startup Jobiak Raises $2.3 Million To Revolutionize The Recruiting Industry

Jobiak, the inventor of an AI-based recruitment optimization technology for search and social media platforms (e.g. Facebook for Jobs, Google for Jobs, etc.), announced that it has raised $2.3 million in a seed funding round led by a group of private investors and successful entrepreneurs. The company is now preparing for a full commercial launch in Nov 2019 after having successfully completed a beta phase having processed over half a million jobs.

Cornerstone Partners With Kronos To Offer Learning In The Flow Of Work

A major player in the arena of talent management, cloud-based learning, and evolving talent experience market, Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. announced a strategic, elevated affiliation with Kronos, a global provider of HCM (Human Capital Management) and Workforce Management cloud services. Cornerstone Learning is a well-known modern learning solution that supports both employee-driven and business-driven developments. It combines its Learning Experience Platform (LXP) and Learning Management System (LMS) with modern learning content in order to offer a tailor-made, engaging, Netflix-style experience. The partnership is expected to benefit 100s of joint customer firms in terms of providing superior employee learning experiences.

BlindData Will Change the Way Companies Hire Software Engineers

Tech startup BlindData launches an adaptive assessment for software engineering talent. By evaluating programmers on their ability to read and write code, BlindData helps employers go beyond the resume to make the right technical hires.

“Working in tech involves synthesizing solutions to novel problems by putting together the basic building blocks in the right way,” said Saketh Are, BlindData’s head of technology. “Existing static assessments struggle to capture that process: unless the candidate does everything perfectly, a static test cannot discern which parts of a complex problem they did well on and which parts they stumbled over.”

WorkJam Joined The Global Independent Software Vendor Program of Honeywell

WorkJam, a company that provides businesses with the tools to create a more knowledgeable, engaged and productive workforce, while improving the customer experience and controlling labor costs, recently announced that its membership in Honeywell’s Independent Software Vendor Partner Program. This membership will give WorkJam the chance to work with  global customers of Honeywell to find solutions for Honeywell’s mobile computers and data capture products.

BountyJobs Got into a Strategic Partnership with Find My Profession

BountyJobs, Inc., is one of the major providers of a third-party recruiting platform for collaboration between search firms and employers. It recently announced that it got into a strategic partnership with Find My Profession, a resume writing service platform. Recruiting managers require two aspects to be successful: great job openings and job seekers that fit the roles perfectly. BountyJobs takes care of one of these by providing numerous job openings for recruiters to source for. Find My Profession solves takes care of the second part by improving the marketability of job seekers on a global level. Hence, the collaboration makes complete sense!

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