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Job board neuvoo is rebranding itself as Talent.com, and spent about $1.3 million to buy the matching doman, reports the podcast Chad & Cheese. The podcast’s Joel Cheesman quoted the company as saying, “Customers will see zero changes in the way we do business together,” and that the rebranding will take place over the next six months.
DaXtra Technologies’ DaXtra Search and Capture solutions are now available in SAP’s app center. The tools can be integrated with SuccessFactors to deliver recruitment solutions such as resume parsing, searching and matching.The job board @neuvoo rebranded itself with a real name, Talent.com. Meanwhile, @DaXtra offered new Tools through @SAP's App Center. And more in our roundup. #HR #HRTech Click To Tweet
Social recognition firm Madison Performance is adding “continual and ongoing integrations” through a new feature called MaestroCONNECT. With it, Madison will be able to offer seamless connections from its recognition software into other HCM technology applications.
WalkMe joined the Amazon Web Services Partner Network’s Global Startup Program. The program offers support and go-to-market assistance to selected Amazon partners. WalkMe will receive help in selecting AWS services and partner programs, promotion support and other resources.
BountyJobs, which offers a collaboration platform for employers and search firms, added hiring platform ClikSource to its partner network. ClikSource uses AI and emotional intelligence (EI) to reduce time and cost per hire. The companies said joint customers will be able to take advantage of cross-functional channels and an expanded candidate network.
Search and social media recruitment platform Jobiak launched a new version of its product that uses predictive technology to optimize posting and ranking of job-search results. The company said the enhancement simplifies access to Google for Jobs.
BizMerlinHR added a new feature, Career Planner, to its talent-management application suite. Career Planner helps organizations create their own career pathways and allows employees to assess their skill and identify training resources to help them close gaps.
Stone Point Capital led several investment funds in acquiring a majority stake in PrismHR. The PE firm, which focuses on financial services firms, joins existing investor Summit Partners in backing the HR platform provider. PrismHR CEO Gary Noke said Stone Points experience in PEO, benefits and HR technology, will be “an incredibly valuable resource” for the company.
DirectEmployers’ Recruit Rooster and Brazen will partner to create conversational career sites that integrate Recruit Rooster’s design and technology with Brazen’s conversational recruiting platform. Recruit Rooster is a recruitment marketing provider while Brazen creates pre-application candidate experiences through chatbots, videobots and live chat.
Assessments provider Logi-Serve will offer an integration with JazzHR. The company said the partnership will provide SMBs with automation and decision support to help them make more informed hiring and development decisions. The integration is scheduled to be completed early in 2020, and will include access to JazzHR’s recruiting workflow platform and Logi-Serve’s OnDemand assessment suite.
Last Week’s Top Stories
ADP Wants to Leapfrog Competitors With Next Generation HCM Technology
While it’s not unusual for vendors to publish some kind of vision statement this time of year, ADP’s concept of “smart and personalized” HCM technology hints that the 70-year-old behemoth may be more nimble than most think. Read more.
Workday Combines Service, Support into ‘Customer Experience’ Organization
Workday has combined its services and support functions into a single Customer Experience organization and created a chief customer officer position to lead it. The role’s been filled by Emily McEvilly, who had been senior vice president of services. Read more.
Indeed is Quietly Testing a Gig Job Site
Indeed confirmed to the HCM Technology Report that it’s testing a product flavored for the gig economy. “Indeed Gigs is a product that we are testing to see if it provides, value for our job seekers and employers who use Indeed to hire,” a spokesperson said. Read more.
Podcast: Cornerstone Brings Oculus VR into LMS
Cornerstone OnDemand announced a deal with Facebook’s Oculus to incorporate virtual reality into its LMS. Listen here.
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