Roundup: EduThrill Partners With Lever; Employees Would Not Recommend Their Jobs, Study Finds

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Assessment solution provider EduThrill partnered with Lever, an application tracking system. This integration of EduThrill’s pre-employment assessments solution with Lever ATS enables automatic curation of the assessments from EduThrill’s content library with questions across a variety of skills for roles in different industries. According to the company, this will help evaluate and shortlist candidates before the final interview stage through AI-powered algorithms, actionable reports and end-to-end application tracking for integration of recruitment workflow.

Nearly half of employees worldwide— including one-third of C-level leaders in the U.S.— would not recommend their company nor their profession to their children or a young person they care about, according to a survey by The Workforce Institute at UKG. Worse, a startling 38% of employees globally “wouldn’t wish my job on my worst enemy” which rises to 45% in the U.S. The full report, We Can Fix Work, provides insight into what parents, family members and mentors are telling children about what they should value in their jobs and employers — urging future generations to let purpose, not money, guide career choices.

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Learning company Pearson entered into an agreement with SHL Group to acquire Personnel Decisions Research Institutes (PDRI), a workforce assessment service provider. PDRI will join Pearson’s Assessment & Qualifications division. Within this, Pearson and PDRI will be partnering to deliver assessments to federal jobseekers at Pearson VUE test centers.

Workday appointed Carl Eschenbach to co-CEO, where he will serve alongside Aneel Bhusri. He will remain on the Workday board of directors, which he has been a member of since 2018.

Hourly work marketplace Snagajob announced that Keith Forshew has been appointed chief executive officer. According to the company, he will lead the expansion of Snagajob’s Jobs+Shifts offering.

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