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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.

Transcript Mark: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report, I'm Mark Feffer. Mark: Today, I'm speaking with Nicky Garcea, she's the co-founder and Head of Americas for Cappfinity. They provide assessments in other services designed to help employers develop their talents capability, fit, and potential. We're going to talk about...
Kelly Services acquired RPO provider RocketPower with the idea of expanding its recruitment process outsourcing offering around the world and creating growth opportunities in the high-technology industry. Under the acquisition agreement, RocketPower’s leadership team and staff will become part of KellyOCG, Kelly’s outsourcing and consulting business. However, RocketPower will continue...
Cornerstone OnDemand will acquire EdCast, the learning experience platform software provider. Cornerstone said the combination will align with its strategy of “transforming” the learning software market. Cornerstone is known for its work in offering learning and talent SaaS solutions. With EdCast, it hopes to “reimagine the people growth experience” in...
Improving diversity seems like a very human exercise. But my guest today brings data and technology to the task. She’s Helen McGuire, the CEO of Diversely. Their platform and framework are designed to take the bias out of sourcing, and help employers understand and apply their diversity data. How?...
Microsoft plays an outsized role in the HR technology market, even if many in the industry don't realize it. Speaking at the virtual HR Technology Conference, industry analyst Josh Bersin said the company deserved special mention because it has "such a big impact." The widespread use of Microsoft Teams and growing...
More American job seekers are now applying for new positions in the same way they shop for products and services online — through their mobile device. During 2021, 67% of job applications were completed on mobile devices, according to a report by Appcast. In 2019, only 51% of job applications...
We talk with Tim Eades, the CEO of vArmour, a risk and cybersecurity company, about high-profile attacks and what we can learn from them. Transcript Mark: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. Last December, UKG's legacy Kronos organization had to confront every...
Jobvite, JazzHR and NXTThing RPO will operate as a single business entity under a new parent company and corporate identity, Employ Inc. The combination comes as the private equity firm K1 Investment Management acquired the three organizations and organized them into the business structure, according to Staffing Industry Analysts. JazzHR CEO...
Outsourcing of HR functions increased by 7% between June 2020 and June 2021, according to a report by management consulting firm Avasant. The company’s Global Hire-to-Retire Business Process Transformation 2021-22 RadarView said Covid-19 accelerated a spike in HR outsourcing demand and adoption during the year. The manufacturing, banking, financial services and...
Leveraging digital technologies to enhance the employee experience is key for businesses aiming to achieve workplace success in 2022, according to experts at Information Services Group (ISG). Digital technology adoption is key to developing high employee engagement and productivity levels as workers begin to return to physical offices, they said....