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Remote work may impact an organization’s culture in insidious ways, eroding trust, social cohesion and information sharing. To ensure their workforce continues to operate efficiently, creatively and productively, employers must actively manage changes to team dynamics. Researchers from the Advance Workplace Institute and the...
Social learning platform Degreed raised $32 million in a new funding round led by Owl Ventures. The company attributed the influx to rising demand for training and educational solutions. The investment brings Degreed’s total funding to $182 million. “We’ve seen a...
Companies are looking for better tools to help track the movements and health status of their workforce as they reconfigure their facilities to hamper the spread of COVID-19. In particular, analysts and HR leaders expect the use of passive monitoring to increase. However, they...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. PeopleFluent announced availability of its next-generation enterprise recruiting solution. PeopleFluent Recruitment offers syndication, SMS capabilities, and CRM and nurture campaigns. There’s also an onboarding module, scheduling tools, and e-signature capabilities, and both...
Eightfold.ai and Udemy are collaborating to offer courses and job opportunities to users of the Talent Exchange platform. Launched in April, Talent Exchange uses Eightfold’s matching algorithms to connect users, specifically workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies that are hiring to fill...
The enterprise approach to employee relations is shifting as more organizations leverage technology to manage their efforts and more ER specialists emerge.   In its fourth annual benchmark study, employee relations platform provider HR Acuity said ER has become a “strategic force” as enterprises...
Symphony Talent launched SmashFlyX, which it describes as a “reimagined” talent marketing platform. The product makes available candidate relationship management, career site, talent mobility and programmatic advertising solutions through a single interface. The product is one result of Symphony’s acquisition of SmashFly Technologies in...
Employers are embracing a variety of tools to facilitate remote work, some of them purpose-designed and others that were basically drafted as solutions. That’s been good news for companies that offer communications and collaboration tools, such as Google and Slack. According to Business Insider,...
Reward Gateway launched a platform for small businesses in the UK, targeting organizations with fewer than 100 employees. Available via desktop and mobile app, the product combines employee discounts, recognition tools and well-being features. The company said the platform can be launched “in minutes.”...
Mark Feffer: Welcome to People Tech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. Today, I'm talking with Emily He, senior vice president for global marketing at Oracle HCM. We talked about HR and HR technology and how they may evolve as we recover from...