Industry News

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.

While analysts, vendors and an increasing number of enterprise-level HR executives extol the impact technology-powered workforce management can have on business results, most corporate leaders don’t seem to be getting the message. One result: the transformation to “digital HR” isn’t proceeding as rapidly as many would...
While reporting solid earnings, Ceridian offered hints about its growth plans for the next several years. Ceridian reported a year-on-year revenue increase of nearly 14 percent, to $202.3 million, during the third quarter. Dayforce recurring revenue grew 32.6 percent to $109.4 million. During the...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Workday will acquire Scout RFP, a cloud-based sourcing and supplier engagement platform, in an all-cash transaction of about $540 million. Workday said Scout RFP will allow it to provide customers a comprehensive source-to-pay solution that reduces...
Cornerstone OnDemand is spending a lot of time talking about content and taking steps to help employers better communicate with their younger employees. During this week’s third-quarter earnings call, company executives said a continued emphasis on content and data will set the company apart from its competitors and...
Talent acquisition platform Greenhouse introduced a new partnership program that incorporates peer guidance into technology purchasing process. Along the way, the Customer-Preferred Partner Program elevates selected Greenhouse tech partners, specifically those that “create the most value and are preferred by existing Greenhouse customers,” the company...
Candidate resentment is steadily rising, showing an increase of 40 percent from 2016, according to the Talent Board. And this year candidates are less likely than they were in 2018 to apply to a company, or recommend it to others, if they’ve suffered negative experiences in the past.
Symphony Talent acquired SmashFly Technologies, melding its employer-branding and creative services with its new unit’s recruitment marketing and CRM tools. The company said the resulting package will offer talent acquisition teams with “the most strategic and comprehensive suite of solutions on the market.” In...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. EBI and Sterling unveiled integrations with LinkedIn’s Talent Hub ATS. With the integrations, customers will be able to sign on through LinkedIn to request background checks, track their status and receive completed final reports.
Workforce management platform provider Workforce Logiq has acquired ENGAGE Talent, which delivers predictive analytics and AI software. Through the acquisition, Workforce Logiq customers will gain access to proprietary benchmarks and real-time intelligence to use in their recruiting efforts. Workforce Logiq CEO Jim Burke said ENGAGE’s products will give...
Weeks after Uber focused a whiff of attention on gig technology by launching a pilot of its Uber Works platform in Chicago, the space continues to simmer with fresh funding and new entrants. We say a “whiff” of attention because the continued growth of gig technology...