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.

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Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of this roundup. iCIMS and people analytics firm Visier finalized a partnership to incorporate analytics into customers’ talent strategies. The integration allows users of iCIMS Talent Cloud to anticipate workforce trends and needs while they’re...
Dice launched an instant messaging service, another feature aimed at facilitating communications between candidates and employers from within the job board’s platform. Earlier this year, Dice unveiled an anonymous email feature that allows both candidates and employers to keep their identity private until they feel comfortable enough to reveal their...
iCIMS has tripled its footprint overseas and expanded its capabilities in video interviews and digital assessments by acquiring EASYRECRUE, a Paris-based company with some 100 EMEA employees and 450 customers. EASYRECRUE’s platform helps employers improve the user experience for both candidates and employees in support of recruiting and talent mobility...
Recruiting platform OutMatch has acquired Checkster, which provides pre-hire and post-hire evaluations to employers around the world. OutMatch said it will integrate Checkster’s reference-checking and post-hire analysis functionality into its Talent Decision Platform. OutMatch CEO Greg Moran said that adding Checkster’s capabilities will allow the company to address “a critical...
Phenom unveiled a new integration with Microsoft Teams designed to streamline collaboration between talent acquisition teams and managers. Linking the platforms allows users to more easily exchange information, and so speed the hiring process, Phenom said. In a blog post, Phenom will let recruiters collaborate with hiring managers “on sourcing...
Beamery launched a new Talent Data Platform, which it describes as an AI-driven data hub that uses graph technology and deep learning to provide more complete and accurate talent insights. The platform draws from more than 1 billion data points to create a unique, dynamic first view of talent, the...
High-volume hiring platform Fountain launched multi-cloud and single sign-on capabilities for any app in an enterprise’s talent acquisition stack. The company said single sign-on will streamline the user experience and boost productivity, while multi-cloud features allow more flexibility in setting up redundancy and choosing providers. Both features will add security and...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. LinkedIn launched new jobs and hiring features including a new Recruiter and Jobs platform, which makes it more efficient for managers to hire candidates. The launch brings LinkedIn Jobs, Recruiter and Pipeline...
ADP is making ZipRecruiter available through an integration with its WorkForce Now Recruitment module. The connection allows recruiters to directly access candidates and tools that will help them identify candidates who align to their needs. Laura Brown, president of major account services and ADP Canada, said the move builds on...