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.

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. Workday will acquire Scout RFP, a cloud-based sourcing and supplier engagement platform, in an all-cash transaction of about $540 million. Workday said Scout RFP will allow it to provide customers a comprehensive source-to-pay solution that reduces...
HR leaders are continuing to sharpen their focus on aligning their work with their organization’s goals and business performance, prioritizing a number of strategic workforce concerns. Leah Johnson, vice president of advisory in Gartner’s HR practice, said that during 2020 the concerns of HR leaders will...
Job boards have begun to feel the coronavirus’s impact on hiring. As employers in most sectors of the economy suspend or slow their hiring plans, several have implemented hiring freezes and at least one, ZipRecruiter, has imposed layoffs. According to media reports, ZipRecruiter began reducing its staff...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. SAP’s new customer portal, SAP for Me, has been rolled out to customers across products, systems and licenses. The portal provides customers with personalized access and a transparent view of their complete...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Korn Ferry released two new talent acquisition products that its said augment key elements of the recruiting process, including best-in-class job profiles, one-click candidate sourcing, insights into talent supply, demand and compensation data, plus predictive candidate...
While recruiters and hiring managers disagree when it comes to performance perceptions and onboarding needs, they agree that talent acquisition technology could use an upgrade. According to a report released by RPO provider Orion Novotus and HRO Today, recruiters expressed low levels of satisfaction with five aspects of the tools...
New hires, promotions and other personnel moves throughout the HCM technology community. Vibe HCM hired Susanne Bowen as CEO. She has over 30 years of sales and general management experience in technology and HCM companies going as far back as Webhire. DHI Group, the company behind the job sites Dice and eFinancialCareers,...
This week's roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Kronos continued to expand Workforce Dimensions Technology Partner Network by introducing additional healthcare-focused software providers that use Workforce Dimensions and the Kronos D5 platform. The new partners and include ConnectRN, Healthcare IT Leaders, PayActiv and...
More providers of recruiting and talent acquisition solutions are zeroing in on workflows in their product design and messaging. Specifically, they’re highlighting the efficiencies and productivity increases users gain by taking advantage of their products’ improved processes. Among the latest is talent platform-provider Sense,...