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.

Engagement and feedback platform provider CultureIQ will merge with CEB's Workforce Surveys & Analytics division. WS&A is to be divested from CEB's parent, Gartner. Exactly what this means isn't entirely clear, and the companies are keeping details under wraps until the deal closes sometime around April 30. However,in a press...
In this guest column, Ultimate Software Vice President of Human Resources  Kathleen Pai explains why body language counts--even for remote workers and their managers. When we’re getting to know new team members, we might take note of how firm their handshakes are, whether they make eye contact, how they say hello...
When UNLEASH America opens its doors for the second year next week, organizers expect to build on what they consider a solid start in 2018. “We expect everything to be bigger,” said China Gorman, managing director, America, for UNLEASH group. While she declined...
Performance management platform Lattice closed a Series C round of $25 million, just after wrapping up what the company said was its strongest-ever quarter. It’s the second multi-million round for Lattice, which received $15 million in Series B dollars in April. The latest round was led by...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Workday acquired the "talent agility platform" RallyTeam, calling the deal "another step in Workday's efforts to continually invest in machine learning." In a blog post, Workday Vice President of HCM Products Cristina Goldt wrote that with...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. After months of beta use, Google rolled out its candidate discovery feature to all G Suite customers paying for Google Hire. At the same time, VentureBeat reported, the company unveiled new capabilities that allow users to...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Alexander Mann Solutions acquired Karen HR, developers of a “cognitive recruiting assistant” that integrates with existing ATS systems to quickly rank resumes against job openings engage with jobseekers via chat or SMS....
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...
Microbusinesses, which the Association of Enterprise Opportunity defines as companies with fewer than five employees, employed 35 million people in 2014, or 22 percent of the overall American workforce. In 2011, the AEO says, they represented 92 percent of all U.S. businesses and impacted the economy to the tune...
Pymetrics, which combines neuroscience and AI to identify the traits that contribute to success in a role and applies them to incoming job applications, closed a $40 million Series B funding round. Led by General Atlantic, the round also includes new investors Salesforce Ventures and Workday Ventures, plus existing investors...