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.

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...
No one vendor leads Europe’s recruiting software market but a number of new companies, and increasing interest from U.S. solutions providers, makes the landscape challenging for purchasing decision-makers. “Buyers in the European talent acquisition market are faced with more choice than ever before,” said...
LayOffers, a new online service that connects job seekers with recruiters, will now provide users with contact information for some 370,000 recruiters. The information comes from ZoomInfo. LayOffers describes itself as “a supportive community” that allows laid off workers to share information, access job-search...
iCIMS acquired Opening.io, an Irish data science company that applies AI to talent acquisition, and launched a new product based on its technology, iCIMS Talent Logic. Talent Logic pairs Opening.io’s solution with iCIMS extensive set of hiring data points, which the company says numbers...
Talent acquisition platform Lever introduced a number of upgrades as a part of its spring release, which the company hopes will help customers scale their recruiting operations more efficiently. The company said it adapted its Talent Acquisition Suite to begin aligning with new ways...
CareerArc has integrated an AI and video tool into its placement platform to help candidates evaluate their soft skills and character traits through brief, self-guided interviews. Candidates can use the insights generated through the video assessment to refine the presentation of their personal brand...
Greenhouse Software will lay off about 120 employees, or 28 percent of its workforce, as its business feels the impact of the coronavirus. Since the end of March, several recruiting technology companies have reduced their headcount as the economy staggers under the weight of massive...
Beamery became the latest recruiting platform to introduce digital events product as the COVID-19 pandemic forces employers to seek new ways to meet candidates. Shelter-in-place requirements have disrupted the interview process as well as the use of campus career fairs and other on-site events....
Alexander Mann Solutions announced Hourly, a platform that helps employers identify and hire hourly workers. The product, the first which the company has built for itself, offers a mobile-based, conversational-style interface. The company said the product’s genesis began with its acquisition of Karen HR in 2019. Karen...
Modern Hire is offering six customizable hiring workflows that together cover over 50 jobs in industries including hospitality, delivery, logistics, retail and healthcare. The “Hiring Blueprints” are meant to provide talent acquisition teams with repeatable methods of evaluating and hiring candidates at scale once shelter-in-place orders...