iCIMS Winter Release Emphasizes Usability, Workflow

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After a fourth quarter of acquisitions and, oh, repositioning its product line into a single Talent Cloud, iCIMS announced its winter release, emphasizing usability and streamlining workflows as ways to reduce time to hire and improve talent acquisition’s decision-making.

“Our latest capabilities deliver innovative video-led experiences, re-imagined mobile apps and new experiences in everyday ‘flow of work’ business applications,” said Mark Brandau, the company’s vice president of portfolio marketing. “

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In announcing the release, iCIMS said it wanted to help business, HR and talent acquisition leaders face challenges including the need to do more with fewer resources, rely more on virtual hiring and increase efforts to build diverse teams.   

iCIMS Highlights

Among the  highlights of the release:

  • iCIMS said its partnership with Microsoft will leverage the communication and collaboration capabilities of the technology giant’s apps for use with Talent Cloud. iCIMS for Microsoft Teams allows recruiters and managers to provide interview feedback, during or after live video meetings, directly within the Teams environment. 
  • Meanwhile, a centralized Dynamic Candidate Profile provides a unified data in one place. It also offers greater personalization to candidates and helps employers better understand people’s skills, capabilities and future potential.
  • Leveraging the company’s November acquisition of EASYRECRUE, iCIMS introduced native video interviewing, including both live and on-demand interviews.

  • The company also redesigned its mobile app for hiring managers to update its user experience, providing easier access to candidate details and moving key actions to more intuitive locations.

The company also strengthened its range of integrations. Turnkey activation into UKG and Ceridian offers quick authentication and streamlined experiences between Talent Cloud these vendor systems.

In December, iCIMS acquired Altru Labs, a platform that supports the distribution of employee-generated video. By incorporating Altru’s solutions into Talent Cloud, iCIMS offer new options for communicating with talent through mobile and video tools.  

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