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.

Six months into the pandemic, prognostication about the future of work has taken on an entirely new focus. Last year, the themes were employee experience, AI, culture and employer brand. Nowadays, it’s all about remote work, workplace safety and diversity. Or, at least, those are the lenses...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of this roundup. More than a third of executives, 35%, say they’re unsure of when their companies will reopen their...
As the Covid-19 pandemic drags on, U.S. business leaders have become increasingly concerned about costs related to the workforce. And although some plan near-term hiring to bring their workforce up to strength, they say headcount will remain flat over the next 12 months. According...
Beamery said it saw significant growth during the second quarter, despite the challenges faced by talent acquisition teams because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of new customers signed by Beamery grew during the period, and includes organizations in the financial services, entertainment, technology,...
Ultimate Software and Kronos, who closed their merger in April, unveiled their new corporate identity and began hinting at plans for their combined future. Beginning October 1, the merged companies will rebrand as UKG, for Ultimate Kronos Group, and adopt the tagline “Our purpose...
Transcript Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I’m Mark Feffer. This edition of PeopleTech is brought to you by ADP. Its Next Gen HCM is designed for how teams work, and helps you...
Workers accept the idea of businesses taking pro-active steps to manage the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace. At the same time, they believe companies should share information when a co-worker tests positive. Specifically, some 86% of U.S. employees say their employer has an...
Listen to a podcast of this story. Pandemic or no, most HR departments expect their budgets to increase this year, with much of the money going toward technology rather than benefits, recruitment or engagement. Specifically, technology...
The push by HR technology vendors to help businesses bring employees back to work faces headwinds as the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise and workers regard the idea of spending hours indoors with other people—distanced or not—as risky. In June, fewer than...
Talent acquisition platform Modern Hire said it acquired Sonru, a provider of automated video interviewing technology. Based in Dublin, Sonru has eight offices in Europe, Asia and North America, and global Fortune 500 customers in a variety of industries. Modern Hire said the acquisition...