Products

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

Indeed has added a "skills test bundling" feature as well as the ability for job seekers to take and add skills assessment results to their profiles.  The feature, which is free, is being rolled out in the U.S. With it, employers who post a position...
Phenom added new products to its Talent Experience Platform, including one-to-one personalization, a gig-style approach to internal assignments and role-based access. The company, which previously called itself Phenom People, announced the products during its IAMPHENOM conference in Philadelphia.
Staffing software platform CEIPAL launched a new sourcing tool designed to improve its customers access to passive candidates. Called AI-Driven Passive Candidate Sourcing, the feature allows recruiters to conduct searches of both active and passive candidates from within the CEIPAL platform. The tool’s algorithms...
Equipping employers for the reopened workspace is becoming a specialty unto itself. Technology firms, including a number of HR solutions providers, as well as consultants and business-service firms are offering tools that do everything from track health status to plan for physical distancing. According...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Cornerstone OnDemand said it’s built a skills engine into its portfolio of products. The Cornerstone Skills Graph is meant to help organizations implement “strategic skilling,” Cornerstone’s description of matching skills and people,...
Deploying effective HCM technology can have a measurable impact on employee turnover, according to a report from Nucleus Research. That, in turn, can directly influence an organization's finances, as well as the efficiency of its operations. Rather than view high employee attrition as an acceptable cost of doing business, Nucleus...
HCM technology vendors should consider expanding the educational components of their sales process as more evidence surfaces that senior executives tend to be reactive rather than proactive when it comes to facing disruptive technology challenges. That often puts them at odds with current and prospective workers, who not only embrace...
Kronos introduced what it called “an entirely reimagined mobile experience” for its Workforce Ready HCM cloud suite. The package provides access to workforce and management tools, as well as compliance enhancements to help organizations mitigate regulatory risk. For example, the app enables eligible employees to request and claim paid...
Employers should be aware that over half—53 percent—of their deskless workers are using their messaging apps and social networks to communicate about work-related matters, an indication that the notion of “Bring Your Own Device” has expanded to include “Bring Your Own Messaging.” Although that’s not surprising in this day and...
Willis Towers Watson is quietly extending its reach into the market for small- and medium-sized HR services with the introduction of The HR Trove, an online store offering turn-key products to organizations with fewer employees than its traditional customers. To our knowledge, the site's unveiling has not been previously reported. The...