Industry News

Coverage of business deals, partnerships, new products, people moves, marketing strategies, regulatory issues and other developments that HCM solutions providers, HR leaders, financial executives and investors need to know.

The use of video interviewing platforms has been slowly but inevitably rising, with a number of reports showing that a majority of U.S. employers use their technology in one form or another. But at the same time, nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers say they’d prefer their job...
The demands of managing an increasingly far-flung workforce and the need to replace legacy systems with up-to-date HCM products will drive the market value for HR management solutions to an estimated $30 billion by 2025, new research says. According to Research and Markets, the proliferation of analytics,...
Entelo, one of the leading companies in recruiting automation, acquired candidate engagement solutions provider ConveyIQ in a move to offer source-to-hire management of talent acquisition interactions. In addition, Entelo said, the combined company’s powerful AI-driven targeting and candidate reengagement capabilities will allow employers to mine...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Alight Solutions agreed to acquire NGA Human Resources, a provider of digital HR and multi-country payroll services. NGA provides currently serves more than 250 clients, representing 3 million employees. Its platforms include hrX, which provides employers...
People analytics platform PredictiveHR has acquired the Recruiting Services Division of Method3, an RPO and IT staffing services provider. Boston-based PredictiveHR said the acquisition will strengthen its existing offerings and help it provide both predictive people analytics and recruiting services to its customers. Method3, headquartered in Camp...
HRmarketer, which for years has provided a marketing and employee advocacy platform for the HR and recruiting industries, has rolled out advos, a redesigned and newly built version of its HRmarketer product. Designed for companies selling products and services into the HR community, advos combines marketing...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. HRWins tracked nearly $1.5 billion of VC investments into HR technology during 2019’s second quarter, outpacing any last year’s periods. By mid-year, the total was just $1 billion shy of all the...
Employee survey and workforce analytics company Perceptyx received a “significant” investment from financial firm TCV. The company said it will use the funds to speed up its development and expansion efforts. Perceptyx provides its customers with analytics that can be used to improve the employee...
Multinational employers would rather upskill their existing HR teams members to analyze workforce data and put it to use. That goal becomes increasingly realistic as more products become available to help make data and analytics accessible. According to Innovation Generation: the Big HR tech Disconnect, a report...
While the momentum of workplace automation continues to gather speed, relatively few North American employers have developed a formal digital transformation strategy. And while one report indicates those that have are leaving HR out of the loop, another shows that companies that prioritize workforce issues turn in stronger financial performances.

News & Analysis for the HCM Technology Community.