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In this guest column, Adam Rogers, Chief Technology Officer at Ultimate software, describes effective ways to use data in recognizing and retaining your best talent.  Finding, retaining and engaging top talent is one of the most difficult challenges organizations face. Developing high-potential employees is crucial for priming future leaders and improving...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. After months of beta use, Google rolled out its candidate discovery feature to all G Suite customers paying for Google Hire. At the same time, VentureBeat reported, the company unveiled new capabilities that allow users to...
Randstad Sourceright launched the latest evolution of its managed service provider offerings, which are tailored to managing today’s increasingly complex contingent workforce. Based on the company’s “Step>Edge>Ahead” consulting framework, the new MSP Ahead combines cloud platforms, talent community technologies, supply chain management, automation and satisfaction measurement. The aim is to...
IBM launched a new business to help employers leverage artificial intelligence and automation. The unit, IBM Talent & Transformation, provides skills training in AI and “helps companies drive the transformation necessary to use AI” to improve workflows, help tackle bias and in general integrate new technology into the workplace...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. First Advantage launched BackgroundDirect, an online background- and drug-screening solution designed specifically for small businesses. First Advantage said BackgroundDirect will reduce the possibility of negligent hiring and employment practices, and enhance compliance, especially in industries like...
Time-management solution provider HMS Software released version 7.4.1 of its TimeControl time sheet system that targets medium to large companies with mobile workers. In its announcement, the company noted that nearly half of the global workforce is expected to be mobile by 2022. With that in mind, HMS integrated new...
For years, businesses have known that poor customer service leads not only to unhappy customers but fewer brand advocates. Since we hear more leaders talk about their employees as “customers,” and more talent acquisition specialists thinking about “recruitment marketing” and encouraging workers to hype their employer over social media,...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Monster’s revenue dropped 15 percent in the third quarter compared to 16 percent in the second. According to ERE’s analysis of parent Randstad’s annual report, Monster unveiled several initiatives during the period and also showed signs...
The movement toward more flexible working practices continues to pose a security risk to small businesses, according to a report from digital security firm Avast. Among other reasons, the company found that just 18 percent of SMB employees consider security when they work remotely. That means SMBs "face the challenge...
While employers give increased attention to attracting and managing part-time employees, a report from the Conference Board suggests that the growth of “non-traditional” workers, such as contingent and gig workers has, in fact, barely grown since the mid-1990s. That’s particularly striking here in the HR technology world, since the impact...

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