Roundup: iCIMS, Visier Partner for Talent Analytics

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iCIMS and people analytics firm Visier finalized a partnership to incorporate analytics into customers’ talent strategies. The integration allows users of iCIMS Talent Cloud to anticipate workforce trends and needs while they’re planning, and also predict and measure their recruiting strategies’ performance, as well as how they align with business objectives.

Dutch recruitment marketing platform VONQ will acquire IGB, a provider of job distribution, programmatic advertising and recruitment analytics. The company said IGB will benefit by adding media purchasing to its offerings, while VONQ Job Marketing Platform will leverage programmatic technology.  

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Software provider PeopleFactors launched a pre-hire assessment and screening tool. The solution creates reports and recommendations based on objective data to help companies identify and hire candidates with leadership potential.

PEO TriNet released a new version of its mobile app that includes more flexible benefits management and improved account security. It also provides access to real-time information on paycheck history, benefits, time-off requests and flexible spending accounts.


Outplacement firm CMP hired John Hernandez to be senior vice president of client strategies. Most recently he was CEO of the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He also worked at JP Morgan Chase.

Digital intelligence provider ABBYY named Weronika Niemczyk to be its first chief people officer. Previously, she was SVP of HR at Ascential, and served as Expedia’s global HR director before that. 

Barings, an investment management firm, appointed Caroline Mandeville CHRO and Chasity Boyce as chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer. Mandeville has HR experience at TIAA/Nuveen, the Hartford Financial Services and MassMutual. Boyce has worked at real estate investment firm Heitman LLC, and the law firm Skadden Arps.

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Vettery Acquires Hired, Will Combine Solutions

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