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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...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. The most effective job-hunting resource for cartoonists and animators is a free shared spreadsheet compiled by illustrator Chris Mayne, says the industry web site Cartoon Brew. Since the beginning of 2020, Mayne’s...
Employee communications platform SocialChorus is launching new integrations with Microsoft Office 365, including capabilities for Microsoft Teams. The new tools allow users of SocialChorus Studio to distribute information across three Microsoft products—Outlook, Sharepoint and Teams. The product provides a central point of publishing that...
Updated Beamery signed an exclusive technology, sales and marketing partnership agreement with Ph.Creative, an employer branding agency based in Liverpool. The deal allows both organizations to offer Beamery’s CRM platform and Ph.Creative’s career web site technology, design and employer...
PageUp, JazzHR and the caregivers career site myCNAjobs have all announced integrations that provide users with background screening services. All of the companies sent the same message: By partnering with reference-checking services, they’ll make it easier for employers to verify candidate backgrounds without requiring them to switch back and...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. AllyO said annual recurring revenue more than tripled during 2019, and that 97 percent of its customers renewed their contracts. The company’s customer base nearly doubled, as did each one’s annual spend. AllyO said it’s...
Performance management platform Betterworks acquired Hyphen, a San Francisco-based company that provides tools for employee listening and engagement. Terms weren’t disclosed. By combining its performance management solutions with Hyphen’s listening capabilities, Betterworks said it’s melding business and HR processes that have traditionally been separate. The result will be...
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...
Reward Gateway launched an analytics engine as a part of its employee engagement platform. Called SmartInsights, the package provides HR departments with intelligence on overall employee engagement, recognition activity, benefit uptake and social responses.   The company said SmartInsights uses a highly visual set of dashboards to make...
CareerBuilder launched a social recruiting tool that lives within its Talent Acquisition Suite to U.S. customers. The company said SocialReferral is available to U.S. clients and will help employees share content and job postings internally and to their own personal networks. SocialReferral is designed...