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More than half of U.S. employers plan to add new permanent positions during the first six months of 2024, according to Robert Half. Another 39% anticipate hiring for vacated positions. More than two-thirds (67%) expect to hire contract workers as part of their staffing strategy. However, finding the right talent may not be easy. Some 90% of hiring managers report difficulty finding skilled professionals, and 58% said it takes longer to hire for open roles compared to a year ago.
Deel introduced its Compliance Hub to help companies around the world navigate the growing volume of regulatory change and overall cost of compliance staff. The offering actively monitors, flags and provides regulatory updates and workforce insights to help organizations better navigate changes.
Paycom launched GONE, a new feature that automates decision-making for time-off requests, designed to ensure fairness, timeliness and regulatory compliance. The solution uses a “customizable decision engine” which takes into account staffing needs, consecutive days requested, individual employee hours worked and level of seniority.
HireRight released its new global identity verification solution, Global ID, which is designed to help companies remotely verify the authenticity of their candidates’ identity documents.
The Josh Bersin Company unveiled a Systemic HR research initiative. Developed in partnership with LinkedIn, the project is meant to show how HR teams can operate in a coordinated, problem-solving way. A variety of deliverables will be introduced in the coming year, including education in the Josh Bersin Academy, in-depth case studies, a series of research-based webinars and an organizational assessment.
HireVue appointed Walker Ellis as chief revenue officer. The appointment of Ellis as CRO also comes just after the company announced the new hiring category, Human Potential Intelligence, and its application, Find My Fit.
Labor market analytics solutions provider TalentNeuron announced three new executives joining its leadership team: Bijoy Verghese as chief financial officer, Jason Roberts as chief operating officer and David Wilkins as vice president of marketing.
Workforce development company Pluralsight, welcomed Lisa Luscap as its chief marketing officer.
Last Week’s Top News
AI, Experience and Workers’ New Friends: What’s Ahead in 2024
No surprise: AI was the dominant topic of HR technology conversation during 2023, while the underlying issues facing employers didn’t change. Businesses are preoccupied with skills, believe good workers are hard to find and struggle to figure out how to implement hybrid work policies. In 2024 we predict: the fascination with AI will continue, businesses will look for flexible technical solutions and employees will insist their companies pay attention to their personal as well as professional concerns. Read More.
Paycor Enhancements Meld Management of Independent, Full-Time Workers
Paycor added workforce management tools that allow businesses to oversee independent contractors, seasonal workers and volunteers, along with their full-time employees. The idea is to simplify management by consolidating the entire workforce within in a single platform. Read More.
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