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Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Another indication that CEOs and CHROs are out of sync: A report by Gartner says sourcing and recruiting is the top talent concern of CEOs, but 62 percent of CHROs report their company’s...
Applying “smart automation” can reduce a typical HR organization’s costs and staff hours while improving its effectiveness and service delivery, according to a new report from the Hackett Group. Adopting technologies such as robotic process automation and smart data capture can cut costs by 17 percent...
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More than 10,000 people are expected to flood Las Vegas next week for the annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition. While vendor home offices will be quiet, the air’s bound to fill with product and deal announcements. Event organizer LRP Conferences said it expects more than 80...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Skillsoft will offer an SAP Solution Extension, allowing SAP to distribute an integrated solution that includes SuccessFactors Learning, Skillsoft’s content and the Percipio learning experience platform. The product, called SAP Content Stream by Skillsoft, will be...
Culture Amp raised $82 million in Series E funding, bringing its total investment closed to over $158 million. The money will be used to accelerate the company’s expansion and product development efforts. New investor Sequoia Capital China led the round. It was joined by existing investors...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Google will shut down its Hire by Google service in September 2020. While calling hire “successful,” the company said it’s opted to focus its resources on other Google Cloud products. G Suite...
Listen to a podcast of this story. While the remote workforce’s gender dynamics largely align with those of in-office workers, a survey by Ultimate Software found some surprising differences. For example, in both environments men were more...
Transcript Mark Feffer: I'm Mark Feffer and this is PeopleTech. News and now conversation from the world of HR technology from the HCM Technology Report. Today I'm happy to welcome Alex Tolbert, founder and CEO of BerniePortal. BerniePortal's known mostly...
Many HCM technology vendors are trying so hard to rise above the noise they may be making it more difficult for their customers and prospects to understand their solutions’ value. Rather than advertise their product’s ability to solve an employer’s problems, they claim to offer an approach...

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