Products

New product announcements, coverage of trends, strategies and customer demand and experiences from around the industry.

People analytics provider Workforce Logiq announced a new IQ Location Optimizer solution, which helps employers decide on where to source talent and whether a remote-work arrangement makes sense for a particular role. The idea, said the company, is to speed up the hiring process...
Background-check provider HireRight will offer post-hire, continuous monitoring services through an agreement with data solutions firm Appriss Insights. HireRight released introduced its Arrest Record Monitoring solution, which draws from Appriss’s incarceration database. The product sends alerts when the arrest of an employee is verified,...
Dice released a Recruiter Profile feature that it said is designed to bring transparency to the candidate’s career management process while helping recruiters increase their visibility. Dice Recruiter Profile allows employers and recruiters to create enhanced profiles and link them to posted jobs. The...
Remote work may impact an organization’s culture in insidious ways, eroding trust, social cohesion and information sharing. To ensure their workforce continues to operate efficiently, creatively and productively, employers must actively manage changes to team dynamics. Researchers from the Advance Workplace Institute and the...
Social learning platform Degreed raised $32 million in a new funding round led by Owl Ventures. The company attributed the influx to rising demand for training and educational solutions. The investment brings Degreed’s total funding to $182 million. “We’ve seen a...
Companies are looking for better tools to help track the movements and health status of their workforce as they reconfigure their facilities to hamper the spread of COVID-19. In particular, analysts and HR leaders expect the use of passive monitoring to increase. However, they...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. PeopleFluent announced availability of its next-generation enterprise recruiting solution. PeopleFluent Recruitment offers syndication, SMS capabilities, and CRM and nurture campaigns. There’s also an onboarding module, scheduling tools, and e-signature capabilities, and both...
Eightfold.ai and Udemy are collaborating to offer courses and job opportunities to users of the Talent Exchange platform. Launched in April, Talent Exchange uses Eightfold’s matching algorithms to connect users, specifically workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies that are hiring to fill...
Symphony Talent launched SmashFlyX, which it describes as a “reimagined” talent marketing platform. The product makes available candidate relationship management, career site, talent mobility and programmatic advertising solutions through a single interface. The product is one result of Symphony’s acquisition of SmashFly Technologies in...
Employers are embracing a variety of tools to facilitate remote work, some of them purpose-designed and others that were basically drafted as solutions. That’s been good news for companies that offer communications and collaboration tools, such as Google and Slack. According to Business Insider,...