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Coverage of business deals, partnerships, new products, people moves, marketing strategies, regulatory issues and other developments that HCM solutions providers, HR leaders, financial executives and investors need to know.

As HR technology professionals look toward 2019—and wade through the predictions about the coming year’s Next Big Thing—we think it’s worth considering the developments we’ve seen take place over the last 12 months. From our point of view, these are the five top stories of 2018. AI Jumps Shark; HR...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. After months of beta use, Google rolled out its candidate discovery feature to all G Suite customers paying for Google Hire. At the same time, VentureBeat reported, the company unveiled new capabilities that allow users to...
Nearly 75 percent of U.S. and Canadian workers are either actively looking for new jobs or would consider a new position if they were approached, according to Ceridian’s 2018 Pulse of Talent report. That’s a stark sign for employers and hints that, barring unforeseen developments, the labor market won’t...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. First Advantage launched BackgroundDirect, an online background- and drug-screening solution designed specifically for small businesses. First Advantage said BackgroundDirect will reduce the possibility of negligent hiring and employment practices, and enhance compliance, especially in industries like...
Time management and scheduling software provider Deputy closed an $81 million Series B round. The company said the funds will be put toward expansion efforts, product development and hiring for its engineering team. The round was led by the Silicon Valley-based venture firm IVP, known for its early funding of...
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A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Monster’s revenue dropped 15 percent in the third quarter compared to 16 percent in the second. According to ERE’s analysis of parent Randstad’s annual report, Monster unveiled several initiatives during the period and also showed signs...
Mercer and WeWork Labs are collaborating to create an incubator program focused HR technology. Mercer said its “HRTech Incubator Program” is the first of its kind. Noting that rapid developments in technology is quickly changing the nature of work, the effort is intended to “help incubate, support, and grow the...
Kronos introduced an enhanced Workforce Dimensions HCM. The new package includes responsive design, embedded analytics, an AI engine and the extension of the D5 platform’s capabilities across the employee lifecycle. The launch was one of a flurry of announcements that came from this week’s KronosWorks conference in Las Vegas. Built on...
While employers give increased attention to attracting and managing part-time employees, a report from the Conference Board suggests that the growth of “non-traditional” workers, such as contingent and gig workers has, in fact, barely grown since the mid-1990s. That’s particularly striking here in the HR technology world, since the impact...

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