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Employee survey and workforce analytics company Perceptyx received a “significant” investment from financial firm TCV. The company said it will use the funds to speed up its development and expansion efforts. Perceptyx provides its customers with analytics that can be used to improve the employee...
Multinational employers would rather upskill their existing HR teams members to analyze workforce data and put it to use. That goal becomes increasingly realistic as more products become available to help make data and analytics accessible. According to Innovation Generation: the Big HR tech Disconnect, a report...
While the momentum of workplace automation continues to gather speed, relatively few North American employers have developed a formal digital transformation strategy. And while one report indicates those that have are leaving HR out of the loop, another shows that companies that prioritize workforce issues turn in stronger financial performances.
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. ADP launched RPO Advertising Services, a toolset designed to help talent acquisition and HR teams increase the exposure of their job openings. The product is designed to give employers more insight into...
As the integration of technology solutions continues to spread across organizations, collaboration between senior executives has become increasingly close. The trend is especially apparent among financial and technology leaders. At the same time, some HCM technology vendors say both the financial and technology organizations are becoming more...
Organizations must put L&D technology to full use if they want to develop a strong learning culture, HR professionals say. Most companies have much work to do, and the deployment of mobile learning solutions has been surprisingly slow. While the great majority of HR...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Background check provider HireRight announced an integration with iCIMS that will speed the process of screening candidates. The new Prime Background Screen integration offers employers a more streamlined option to trigger and review...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Given the momentum behind AI's use in HR technology, practitioners should speed up their learning process, according to HR.com’s Research Institute. The institute’s 2019 State of Artificial Intelligence in Talent Acquisition reported that...
HR departments are widely underrepresented when corporate leaders are immersed in discussions about workplace-transformation strategy. Yet these same executives worry about employee expectations, adoption and other issues that fall squarely in HR’s wheelhouse. According to an ISG study of “workplace of the future” initiatives, HR is often...
Small-business payroll and benefits platform Gusto raised $200 million Series D funding. Fidelity Management & Research Company and Generation Investment Management joined previous investors Dragoneer Investment Group, General Catalyst and investors advised by T. Rowe Price. CEO Josh Reeves said the company as been “intentional” in working...

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