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Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to our weekly news roundup. Challenges around cost, access, logistics and privacy are preventing many employers from implementing plans to test employees for...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Paycards are becoming more popular among employers as the pandemic continues, Laura Valdespino, ADP’s director of compliance solutions, told the web site PYMNTS. However, she said, the process runs into “friction” as...
Equipping employers for the reopened workspace is becoming a specialty unto itself. Technology firms, including a number of HR solutions providers, as well as consultants and business-service firms are offering tools that do everything from track health status to plan for physical distancing. According...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to an audio version of this report. Workday is expanding operations into Mexico and named Guillermo Reynoso as the country manager. The company...
Social learning platform Degreed raised $32 million in a new funding round led by Owl Ventures. The company attributed the influx to rising demand for training and educational solutions. The investment brings Degreed’s total funding to $182 million. “We’ve seen a...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. PeopleFluent announced availability of its next-generation enterprise recruiting solution. PeopleFluent Recruitment offers syndication, SMS capabilities, and CRM and nurture campaigns. There’s also an onboarding module, scheduling tools, and e-signature capabilities, and both...
The enterprise approach to employee relations is shifting as more organizations leverage technology to manage their efforts and more ER specialists emerge.   In its fourth annual benchmark study, employee relations platform provider HR Acuity said ER has become a “strategic force” as enterprises...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. More than three-quarters, 77%, of HR leaders expect the shift toward remote work to continue, even a year after COVID-19 substantially subsides. The Conference Board said U.S. workers should brace themselves for...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. SAP’s new customer portal, SAP for Me, has been rolled out to customers across products, systems and licenses. The portal provides customers with personalized access and a transparent view of their complete...
Oyster, a remote-work automation company that helps companies manage their remote workforce, completed the acquisition of cross-border hiring system Carrom. Terms weren’t disclosed, but Oyster said Sooraj Chandran, Carrom’s founder and CEO, will lead Oyster’s product team and “accelerate” the company’s expansion. The company...