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Workday announced new products to help employers develop and implement effective D&I initiatives. They’re built around the idea of “Value Inclusion, Belonging, and Equity,” or “VIBE,” which the company uses in its own approach to diversity and belonging. The first product, VIBE Central, offers...
Modern Hire introduced new tools designed to make the hiring process more personal for everyone involved in the process.   Chief Product Officer Peter Baskin said the features were incorporated directly into Modern Hire’s platform, allowing all customers to take advantage of them.
HireVue announced an integration with Microsoft Teams that allows users to leverage the meetings solution as an interview platform, complete with planned questions and real-time feedback capabilities.  The deal allows HireVue to take advantage of Microsoft Teams’ wide user base. The product has grown...
Paylocity has become the latest HR technology vendor to expand its video capabilities in a bid to deepen connections and communication among dispersed workforces. Specifically, the company’s added new video messaging capabilities to its Community, Performance Journals, Surveys, Recruiting and Onboarding modules. However, the...
Surveys by benefits providers have uncovered much nervousness about financial health on the part of employees, as well as a notable focus on making educating decisions about the options they select during this year’s open enrollment. Not surprisingly, the reason for all this is...
Businesses that want to leverage their workforce as a true strategic asset should include contingent workers in their overall strategy. Otherwise, they won’t take advantage of the skills, knowledge and energy that’s come along with their complete talent pool. Organizations that take such a...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Cornerstone OnDemand said it’s built a skills engine into its portfolio of products. The Cornerstone Skills Graph is meant to help organizations implement “strategic skilling,” Cornerstone’s description of matching skills and people,...
Six months into the pandemic, prognostication about the future of work has taken on an entirely new focus. Last year, the themes were employee experience, AI, culture and employer brand. Nowadays, it’s all about remote work, workplace safety and diversity. Or, at least, those are the lenses...
Visier added technology to its platform to make life simpler for third-party developers, and also introduced tools focused on employee experience and workforce productivity. The additions were included in the company’s 2020 summer release, which Visier called the largest in its history. The announcement...
Talk of reskilling has been going on for years as employers sought to drive workforce efficiency and employees aimed to make themselves more attractive as candidates for promotion or new jobs.  Setting the tone for this was the changing dynamics of work and how...