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Fuel50 added two features to its talent experience platform: ones delivers virtual career support to employers who need to restructure their workforce due to the coronavirus, the others designed to support evolving approaches to work. The first product, called FuelFutures, is meant to help employers quickly respond to the rapidly...
Glint and BetterUp each launched features that emphasize personalization as a way to provide employees with a more engaging development experience. For Glint, it’s about feedback. For BetterUp, it’s about coaching. Glint, owned by LinkedIn, announced Glint 360s. Designed to work with the company’s Engage and Perform tools, the product helps users create...
Learning and development efforts are moving higher on the corporate priority list, pushed by the pace of business, concerns about transformation and the skills gap. At the same time, line managers often resist training efforts because they don’t want employees to miss work. A report from the IT trade association CompTIA found that...
Phenom People and learning platform Docebo will integrate their so that customers can better identify skills gaps using Phenom AI, then automate delivery of training content to employees. The companies said that although 70 percent of talent professionals say their company identifies or plans to identify employee skills gaps, only 37 percent...
Learning platforms Degreed and LearnUpon announced a partnership that offers their products through a single solution. LearnUpon’s tools enable companies to create, manage and track formal learning programs, such as mandatory or optional training. Degreed provides a single app through which workers can find, access and track formal training—such as courses...
While many employers have expressed concern about the need to train or reskill workers to handle new technologies, remarkably few offer necessary learning programs to their workers. According to Randstad Sourceright’s 2020 Talent Trends Report, 92 percent of HR leaders believe their company should be responsible for providing the reskilling employees need...
Could employers’ increasing use of remote workers collide with their security concerns and transformation efforts? New research suggests that it might. Supported not only by technology such as mobile, collaboration and cloud storage solutions, but also by more flexible workplace policies and acceptance that people don’t have to be in the office to be...
Performance management solutions provider 15Five added an educational component to its lineup by rolling out the Best-Self Academy. The new platform is designed to help managers develop their skills to measure and improve performance, as well as communicate effectively. The academy provides training materials on what it calls the “key lessons” managers need...
Cornerstone OnDemand bought Clustree, a French technology company with an extensive AI-based skills engine and skills ontology. Clustree’s engine, which Cornerstone says is the world’s largest, uses machine learning to help companies match their employees’ skills with specific job roles. Its ontology is based on the consolidation of more than 1 billion job...
Degreed acquired London-based Adepto, a platform that allows organization to gain greater insight to the skill sets of employees as well as candidates and alumni. Degreed said the transaction will accelerate its global expansion and add strengthened skills inventories, on-the-job development experience and career mobility tools to its learning platform. The company didn’t disclose the...