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Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of this roundup. UKG said it now has more than 250 technology and services partners in its network and that, with its launch of UKG Marketplace, it has created one of the largest global partner...
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Despite increasing social, political and even investor pressure, just 19% of the world’s largest companies have disclosed data about the makeup of their workforce, according to a survey by the Workforce Disclosure Initiative, an international investor coalition. Partly funded by the British government, the WDI pushes to improve the data...
Phenom announced a $100 million Series D investment round that the company will use to further develop its Talent Experience Management platform. The round was led B Capital Group with Dragoneer Investment Group, OMERS Growth Equity and GoldenArc Capital also participating.   In a blog post, Phenom CEO Mahe Bayireddi...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast version of this roundup. The great majority of employers, 85% of them, have a formal strategy governing their approach to HR technology or plan to implement one in the next year, according to a study...
Listen to a podcast of this story. More than a third of American workers are frustrated by the technology they use to do their jobs. Fewer than half believe their companies prioritize solutions that would make their jobs easier. In fact, 20% say technology makes their work more difficult. This state...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Lattice raised $60 million, raising its total valuation to about $1 billion. The latest round was led by Tiger Global. The company said the funds would be used to expand its team...
The Covid-19 pandemic has spurred businesses to think of the employee experience more holistically, as a dynamic that’s impacted not only by their managers, teammates and HR, but by how workers interact with departments across the organization and the very tools they use to get their jobs done. As a...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. More U.S. companies are hiring chief diversity officers, with members of the S&P 500 bringing on as many as a dozen a month, according to a report by Russell Reynolds Associates. Meanwhile,...
HR technologies are blurring the line between workforce-focused areas and activities that involve work itself. Meanwhile, vendors pay increasing attention to how their products contribute to employee experience in ways that go beyond simple interface design. In the words of industry analyst Josh Bersin, this all adds up to...