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Appcast launched a premium managed service for enterprise customers, to improve results of employers’ online job advertising programs. Appcast Premium combines programmatic technology with a team of recruitment advertising specialists to provide coverage across all leading job sites.

Randstad RiseSmart announced two solutions that connect employers with qualified talent, internal and external. The first, FirstLook Recruiter Edition, offers talent acquisition teams free searching and sourcing across RiseSmart’s network and aggregates talent across the company’s customer-branded talent directories. The second, FirstLook Enterprise Edition, allows RiseSmart customers to match people to jobs to improve internal mobility and outsourcing. 

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SAP Gold Partner AspireHR will provide access to WorkForce Software’s capabilities. WorkForce Software provides cloud-based solutions for a number of WFM tasks including time and attendance, leave management, labor forecasting and scheduling, and offers standard integrations with SAP’s HXM and ERP solutions. 

Enterprise learning platform NovoEd launched a new integration with Degreed. The integration will allow shared customers to provide a seamless learning experience within both platforms. The companies said that linking their platforms will facilitate a wide variety of learning activities that can be tailored to an enterprise’s or learner’s specific needs. Users can also launch NovoEd programs through Degreed’s LXP, while administrators can push learning from NovoEd to Degreed and sync course changes between systems.  

Sourcing software provider Beeline and The Mom Project, a talent marketplace focused on women and diversity, launched a platform intended to accelerate diversity within Fortune 2000 contingent workforces. Beeline CEO Doug Leeby said the product provides an “effective, plug-and-play answer” to employers that want to expand their D&I efforts to external workers.

BambooHR announced features for its mobile users. The additions include a new hire packet, document signature capabilities, company announcements and access to benefits information such as elections, coverage dates and employee/employer contributions.

Hiretual launched AI sourcing updates to help improve accuracy when identifying candidates with security clearances on professional websites. The platform’s added a Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) filter to its clearance sourcing suite, and refined the quality of searches with a Security Clearance Inference feature to build confidence in search results through the identification of government agencies and employers within profiles.  

SilkRoad Technology released an interview scheduling tool within SilkRoad Recruiting. The feature helps automate interview scheduling to improve speed time to hire and the candidate experience.

TraLaMa, the Trade Labor Marketplace, launched an online resource to help businesses and skilled trade laborers connect for either full-time employments or short-term work. Using either the or mobile app, laborers can create an account, build a profile and browse and respond to job openings. Businesses can post full-time or one-time openings, choose from available laborers and hire one or more workers. TraLaMa contains 28 trade skills categories and 36 business types.

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