Talent Acquisition

Despite the wave of new technology being put to use by recruiters, sourcers and applicant tracking systems, many contend that matching the right candidate to the right role still boils down to relationship-building and telephone time. Here we explore the tools involved and how to strike the right balance between machine time and personal touch.

Bullhorn introduced new tools to help staffing firms manage their workforce from registration through placement and payment. The product’s offered as a unified, mobile-first solution. Bullhorn said staffing firms regularly struggle to work across multiple, disconnected systems that require multiple manual steps and often...
CareerBuilder updated its Talent Acquisition Suite in a bid to help businesses identify qualified candidates and convert them more quickly. The company said new features will provide customers with easier access to information and improved communication with candidates. The new updates include features to...
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...
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...
Sponsored John Deal, Phenom’s director of product management, discusses user experience in the age of COVID-19, how the company works experience into its development process, and why employers must take a holistic view of the candidate’s journey. Phenom has put a...
iHire unveiled a service to help companies assist their laid-off employees to find new jobs, a particularly timely feature as the number of unemployed workers in the U.S. climbs. The company’s Virtual Outplacement Services combines personalized job-seeker support with its career-management platform. iHire positions...
Recruiting platform GR8 People has extended its offer for 60 days of free access to its virtual event solution for new users. The company had begun offering free access to the solution soon after the pandemic appeared in the U.S. CEO Diane Smith said...