Business

As technology advances, so does the opportunity for vendors to serve business of all sizes. But HCM technology is constantly changing as new companies emerge, old vendors plan for market changes and new generations of employees demand more from their tools. Here’s our coverage.

Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Job board neuvoo is rebranding itself as Talent.com, and spent about $1.3 million to buy the matching doman, reports the podcast Chad & Cheese. The podcast’s Joel Cheesman quoted the company as...
Before joining Beamery as director of strategy, Kyle Lagunas was a highly regarded analyst at IDC, Lighthouse Research, Brandon Hall, Independent Insights and Gartner. Now he creates programs to support Beamery’s product and commercial teams, and works with customers to develop their talent acquisition strategies. We spoke...
Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman’s $11 billion buyout of Ultimate Software is just the most dramatic indication of rising momentum in the mergers and acquisitions of HCM technology companies. A report by UK-based advisory firm Hampleton Partners said the Ultimate transaction, the industry’s...
Workday has combined its services and support functions into a single Customer Experience organization and created a chief customer officer position to lead it. The role’s been filled by Emily McEvilly, who had been senior vice president of services. The company said McEvilly’s job is to ensure...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Australia’s PageUp has acquired Dublin-based recruitment marketing platform provider Clinch. The acquisition expands PageUp's recruitment software lineup to include proactive sourcing and other tools to handle content management, automated recruitment marketing and enhanced candidate relationship management. Clinch...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Fortune 500 companies aren’t doing a great job when it comes to optimizing candidate experience through advanced technology. A report by Phenom People found that more than 90 percent don’t delivery hyper-personalized experiences, use chatbots,...
If November’s activity is any indication, UK-based Access Group has embarked on a serious growth campaign. In just the last three weeks, the company announced its first overseas acquisition, two more deals at home and topped out its new headquarters. First, Access Group acquired...
Déjà vu all over again: Corporate leaders recognize that their workforces are changing dramatically, but they’re dithering when it comes to preparing for the future those changes will bring. According to Ceridian’s 2020 Future of Work Report, nearly 75 percent of decision-makers are worried about the...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. SilkRoad Technology added SilkRoad Succession Planning to its Performance product. The new feature helps organizations anticipate changes in their workforce by identifying and analyzing positions necessary for business and creating a development process for employees who...
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...