Employers are putting their money where their technology is, investing more in systems than they are in upskilling, according to new research from Adecco. The report comes just weeks after KPMG said only 42 percent of technology industry leaders plan to upskill their workforce, even though...
A minority of technology CEOs plan to develop their workforce, says a report from KPMG. Given Amazon’s plans to upskill a third of its workers over the next six years, industry HR leaders have an opportunity to refocus leadership’s attention and prepare their organizations to integrate advanced...
Amazon will spend more than $700 million to upskill a third of its American workforce. The company said its goal is to help employees move into new jobs—both technical and non-technical—across nearly all of its operations. The “Upskilling 2025” effort will create programs for employees of...
Social learning platform Degreed closed a $40 million debt facility with AllianceBernstein and raised $35 million in equity funding from existing investors Owl Ventures, Jump Capital, Signal Peak Ventures and GSV Accelerate. The company said it will use the financing to continue product development, fund international expansion...
iCIMS acquired recruiting technology platform Jibe with an eye toward strengthening its offerings in employer branding, candidate engagement and tracking the return on recruiting investments. Jibe will power iCIMS’ new recruitment marketing solution, Attract, which is available as either part of its core platform...
Cornerstone OnDemand launched several products focused on internal communications and employee learning. They're all designed with an eye toward increasing engagement by helping companies develop learning-heavy cultures. Leading the list is Cornerstone Conversations, which will be added to Cornerstone Performance suite this fall. Conversations...
Despite the continual talk of learning’s importance to engagement, 70 percent of American employees are at least somewhat likely to jump to a new company if they think they’ll find better development opportunities there. Instructure sees an opportunity. So, Instructure announced a new Bridge Employment Development Platform...
Cornerstone OnDemand is offering small businesses a free 14-day trial of its learning management system, PiiQ. The trial provides access to a library of some 1,500 courses covering subjects from compliance to technical and soft skills, the company said. Cloud-based PiiQ is designed to...
A guest column by Piers Lea, chief strategy officer at Learning Technologies Group, plc In a recent article on the critical role of L&D in business success, HCM Technology Report Editor Mark Feffer stopped short of declaring 2019 “the Year of Learning.”
Welcome to the week. Here's our roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. The number of recruiters using mobile devices in their work is growing notably. According to TechTarget, employers find mobile recruiting delivers “tangible benefits that can...

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