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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. Paylocity rolled out new features designed to help employers attract and retain Gen Z talent. Includes are on-demand pay, a social collaboration platform and an LMS. The company said Gen comprises 11 percent of its...
Phenom People closed $30 million in Series C funding, bringing the total invested in the company to $61 million. The company will use the funds to continue scaling and growth. The round was led by WestBridge Capital with participation from AllianceBernstein and contributions from...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Safeguard Global expanded it workforce management and payroll suite. The expansion results from the company’s acquisition of WorkFor Group in May 2019, and offers solutions designed to address the onboarding, management and payroll needs of without their...
Recruiting platform Bullhorn has acquired Herefish, a St. Louis-based provider of staffing automation solutions. The company said adding Herefish’s tools will allow it to offer customers additional options to streamline their processes. Herefish’s solutions automate a variety of manual processes and messaging chores, which in turn helps...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. First Advantage announced a partnership with Jobvite to streamline screening and monitoring services for the recruiting platform’s customers. The company said the agreement will broaden its reach and improve the hiring process for end users.
Corporate leaders have begun 2020 with the same concerns that dogged them during 2019. Specifically, they’re worried about a possible recession and the difficulty of recruiting and retaining employees. How will they face these challenges? By pursuing the same approaches they expounded last year: developing more...
Although customer service has become more of a factor in HCM technology purchasing decisions, vendors are falling behind in their efforts to satisfy the demands of HR leaders and other decision makers. A survey by Kelton Global, commissioned by Ultimate Software, uncovered a decreasing sense of...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. LMS provider Absorb Software has acquired ePath Learning, a cloud-based learning technology company based in Connecticut. It’s the third acquisition for Absorb this year following August’s purchase of eLogic Learning and May’s acquisition of Torch LMS. Absorb...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Dice added Applications Management, a portal that allows employers to easily post new jobs, update existing jobs and manage applications from tech candidates. New features allow employers to prioritize applicants using Dice’s proprietary machine-learning algorithm; quickly...
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...