Culture & Engagement

It seems ironic that so many companies seek to engage their employees through the use of technology platforms that may, for one reason or another, put more distance between organizations and employees. Technology doesn’t eliminate the need for thought, planning and leadership. The articles here result from our quest to find the right balance.

Enboarder raised $32 million in Series B funding in a round led by NewSpring. The investment brings the company’s total raised to $50 million. Also participating in the round were previous investors Greycroft and Next Coast Ventures, along with new investors Golub Capital, Escalate Capital Partners, Alumni Ventures and Gaingels. Enboarder...
People management platform closed a Series F round of $175 million from Thrive Capital, Elad Gil, Tiger Global and Dragoneer. The investment raises the company’s valuation to some $3 billion. It’s been less than 10 months since Lattice closed its $60 million Series E round, in March 2021. CEO and...
We talk with John Keating, the head of partners and strategic alliances at Beekeeper, about the challenges of serving deskless workers, as well as the impact of Covid. Transcript Mark: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. My guest today is John Keating, the...
Mark: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. Today I'm joined by Heidi Spirgi, the chief strategy and growth officer at Cornerstone OnDemand. Heidi has a wide portfolio from leading strategic initiatives to Cornerstone's content business. We'll talk about Cornerstone's acquisition by Clearlake Capital,...
Transcript Mark: Welcome to People Tech, the podcast of the HCM technology report. I'm Mark Feffer. Today, I'm joined by Tanya Barkalov, the CEO of Hello Team. They're an all in one platform that offers performance management, employee engagement and social workplace tools. We'll talk about the impact of COVID on...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Jump Recruits released a new diversity recruitment talent hub. Building upon existing features, Jump now creates custom pipelines for individuals and businesses and, beyond identifying candidate and career opportunities, acts as a...
Following on its January acquisition of Peakon ApS, Workday launched Workday Peakon Employee Voice, a platform that gathers employee feedback and provides insights to management. The company described Peakon’s capabilities as giving organizations insights into what employees want, moments that matter and the reasoning behind them. When it acquired Peakon...
Cornerstone OnDemand released Cornerstone Xplor, which it calls “a holistic people growth experience.” The module delivers an integrated, personalized approach to learning, skill development, growth and career mobility, the company said. Xplor is powered by Cornerstone’s deep learning and talent capabilities, along with the Cornerstone Skills Graph, fresh and auto-curated...
Mark: I'm Mark Feffer, And this is People Tech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. My guest today is Anne Fulton, the founder and CEO of Fuel50. Their platform facilitates talent mobility, workforce agility, employee engagement, and retention. We'll talk about the dynamics of internal mobility and get into...
CEIPAL launched what it describes as the industry’s first AI-driven solution to address diversity, equity and inclusion within both the existing workforce and across talent acquisition sources. The tools leverage advanced technology to provide hiring organizations with complete visibility into their own workforce and hiring processes, then helps to...

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