Ensuring a consistent experience across a global organization is one of the most daunting aspects of implementing an enterprise HR services delivery platform. Not only must the needs of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of employees be addressed, the requirements of different languages, regulations and local practices must be considered,...
Over the last year or so a number of companies have entered the HR technology market with platforms designed to neatly integrate text messaging into recruiting. Among other things, they argue texting is an important talent-acquisition channel because texts are almost universally read and are the preferred communication medium for many younger...
More than 55 percent of procurement and finance professionals expect a recession to begin before the end of 2020, and 30 percent of them say they’re not prepared to cope with an economic downturn if it hits. According to research published by the Seattle-based...
TriNet released Workforce Analytics, an HR reporting and analytics tool designed to provide SMBs with in-depth reporting and forecasting using data drawn from a single system. Dilshad Simons, TriNet’s senior vice president of products, said access to HR data is particularly important in a tight labor market....
AllyO and iCIMS announced an integration partnership that they say will optimize recruiting processes and improve hiring outcomes. The platform-to-platform integration between AllyO and iCIMS’s ATS will move candidates more easily and quickly through the talent acquisition process, the companies said. That should improves recruiters’ productivity...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Namely announced a partnership with SignalFx, which monitors and provides analytics for cloud infrastructures. The partnership will optimize system performance and provide engineering resources to help maintain performance in processing payroll, benefits,...
Indeed signed an agreement to acquire UK-based ClickIQ, an automated job-advertising platform. ClickIQ’s technology manages, tracks and optimizes the performance of enterprise recruitment advertising as a way to focus advertising spend in real time. The acquisition will strengthen Indeed’s ability to deliver aligned candidates, said Maggie Hulce, Indeed’s...
A minority of technology CEOs plan to develop their workforce, says a report from KPMG. Given Amazon’s plans to upskill a third of its workers over the next six years, industry HR leaders have an opportunity to refocus leadership’s attention and prepare their organizations to integrate advanced...
Amazon will spend more than $700 million to upskill a third of its American workforce. The company said its goal is to help employees move into new jobs—both technical and non-technical—across nearly all of its operations. The “Upskilling 2025” effort will create programs for employees of...
Corporate executives claim to understand the critical role performance management and workforce development play in improving their company’s retention efforts. However, middle and front-line managers say their leaders aren’t backing up those words with real action, and are generally out of touch with what’s going on in their employees’ real world.

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