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.

It’s been a banner year for eLearning Brothers as the company announces its third acquisition of 2022 -- CoreAxis, which provides creative solutions in training design, development and on-demand learning. The company also changed its name to ELB Learning. CoreAxis is known in the recruiting space as a leader in providing...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Oyster raised $150 million in Series C funding and reached more than $1 billion in valuation.  The company’s now achieved unicorn status, less than two years after its launch. The investment also...
Employee experience firm Kazoo acquired WorkTango, a Toronto-based survey and people analytics firm. With the acquisition, Kazoo said, it becomes the first vendor to offer a full suite of employee listening, recognition and rewards, and performance management capabilities in one platform. The acquisition expands Kazoo’s capabilities by adding WorkTango's employee...
beqom received a $300 million investment from Sumeru Equity Partners. The funding will be used for growth in product innovation, and to allow better support of compensation and HR leaders worldwide, the company said. Sumeru Managing Director Mark Haller said he looked forward to working with beqom to “accelerate innovation...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Employee experience platform Kazoo acquired WorkTango, an employee-experience survey and people analytics company. With this acquisition, Kazoo said it will be the only solution available with a full suite of employee listening,...
Almost three-quarters of managers, some 73%, believe productivity and engagement have either improved or stayed the same as more employees moved to remote work. Still, 60% either agree or strongly agree that a full-time return to the office will take place in the near future. On top of that,...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. While salary is still a priority for candidates, flexible and remote scheduling options play an outsized role in their decision-making, according to FlexJobs. But, the company found, many job seekers can get...
Talent acquisition platform Findem raised $30 million in a Series B round led Four Rivers and Quarry Capital Management. The investment brings the company’s funding to date to $37.3 million. The investment will accelerate the company’s next stage of growth, said CEO Hari kolam. More specifically, the money will allow...
Nearly two-thirds of HR professionals – some 63% – have revisited their department’s structure in reaction to changes they’ve seen between 2020 and 2021. Meanwhile, HR consultant McLean & Company’s 2022 Trends database suggests that only 37% of non-HR professionals see their HR team as a partner in the planning...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Learning platform WorkRamp raised $40 million in a Series C round co-led by Salesforce Ventures, Slack Fund and Susa Ventures. The round brings WorkRamp's total funding to over $67 million. Since the start of 2021, WorkRamp said it’s...