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.

Listen to a podcast featuring this story. Phenom has acquired Talentcube, a Munich-based video technology company that it will use to expand its capabilities in video for candidates, employees, recruiters and hiring managers. Adding Talentcube’s technology will advance Phenom’s ability “to provide seamless video functionality at every stage of the talent...
After a fourth quarter of acquisitions and, oh, repositioning its product line into a single Talent Cloud, iCIMS announced its winter release, emphasizing usability and streamlining workflows as ways to reduce time to hire and improve talent acquisition’s decision-making. “Our latest capabilities deliver innovative video-led experiences, re-imagined mobile apps and...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Recruiter.com launched Scouted by Recruiter.com, a candidate curation tool designed to help hiring managers recruit talent more quickly. The product provides hiring managers with automation, video profiles and data with an eye...
Glassdoor added features to share more information on employers’ diversity and inclusion efforts. They include employee-provided ratings and salary reports broken out by specific demographic groups. In a statement, CEO Christian Sutherland-Wong said Glassdoor is “delivering a deeper look inside the modern workplace by unlocking insights into how employees feel...
Fiverr is developing a new platform to help corporate brands hire and manage agency teams and independent creatives. The company said the site will serve changing needs in the creative industry, and signals a move into the marketing business. Last week, Fiverr acquired the creative-talent site Working Not Working, which...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. WillHire launched WillHire OnDemand, an extension of its platform that focuses on filling roles of light industrial and shift workers. The product helps identify shifts that need to be filled, automatically matches...
Eightfold AI added a new module, Career Hub, to its talent management platform. The product is designed to give both HR and employees more flexibility in their approach to development by providing intelligence and advice within a single platform. To accomplish this, the platform leverages AI, multiple data sources and...
Jobvite launched a Job Description Grader, a complimentary tool that reviews job descriptions and highlights areas that can be modified to create more inclusive postings. The feature’s designed to help employers target areas where bias appears in job postings. It uses AI, data analytics and benchmarks to analyze job descriptions...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of our roundup. Paradox launched new video products to streamline virtual recruiting and create a more engaging multimedia experience. The features extend across the company’s products, allowing customers to apply them in a variety of...
Contingent workforce management platform PRO Unlimited announced a partnership with talent intelligence firm Eightfold AI. Under the agreement, PRO will embed Eightfold’s technology into its products, including its SaaS solutions to help customers optimize their contingent hiring practices. The companies said the combination of Eightfold’s talent intelligence capabilities with PRO’s...