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LinkedIn said it will move LinkedIn Recruiter, LinkedIn Jobs and Pipeline Builder to a single platform to create what it calls, “the new intelligent hiring experience.” The idea is to simplify the recruiter’s toolkit by putting the products into one place and providing access through a single, revamped interface. Separately,...
JobVite received a $200 million investment from K1 Investment Management, then turned around to announce three acquisitions: recruitment marketing firm Talemetry, internal hiring and referral platform provider RolePoint and the interviewing-chatbot company Canvas. By wrapping these services into its own, JobVite said it will be able to deliver a unified...
Career marketplace Hired.com has acquired Py, a Y Combinator company whose suite of assessment and screening tools helps employers evaluate engineering talent. Py’s staff will join Hired immediately and its products—Py for Work and the Py app—will be incorporated into Hired’s platform. Several new products have emerged from the acquisition....
They say diversity & inclusion is good business. That’s increasingly true for HR tech companies that build tools to help companies reach their D&I goals. In a new report, RedThread Research and Mercer say that the market for D&I solutions is growing—it’s now worth about $100 million—but fragmented. Most of...
This week's roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. ADP increased revenues by 8 percent, to $3.5 billion, during its 2019 second quarter. Diluted earnings per share sank 16 percent to $1.27 for the quarter, while adjusted diluted EPS increased 30 percent to $1.34....
TriNet, a Dublin, Calif.-based provider of SMB HR solutions, released a new version of its mobile app. The update’s designed to improve access to HR information for both employers and workers. According to TriNet, the updated app helps SMBs streamline HR processes, improve employee engagement and offer real-time access to...
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In this Point of View, YouDecide CEO Peter Marcia looks at technology's developing role in open enrollment. Most benefits managers in the industry are exhaling a collective sigh of relief now that open enrollment is complete and the first deductions with the new benefit amounts have been applied without a...
CareerBuilder acquired Textkernel, an Amsterdam-based company focused on AI, machine learning and semantic technology designed for matching candidates to jobs. The company said the purchase was part of a wider investment in AI and machine learning. However, the company will also apply its new tools to candidate-facing products. Careerbuilder said...
Employers should be aware that over half—53 percent—of their deskless workers are using their messaging apps and social networks to communicate about work-related matters, an indication that the notion of “Bring Your Own Device” has expanded to include “Bring Your Own Messaging.” Although that’s not surprising in this day and...

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