Roundup: Jobvite Offers Data Consulting; Productivity Software Gains

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Jobvite launched a consulting service to help talent acquisition leaders better leverage recruitment data. The AI Innovation Lab leverages predictive analytics, data science, machine learning, and AI to help companies improve TA effectiveness, improve their talent pool, reduce bias, eliminate redundant costs and optimize processes.

The market for global productivity management software will grow to an estimated $103 billion by 2027, according to Grand View Research, representing a 13.4% CAGR. Increasing demand for workforce management capabilities and the needs of remote workers are driving the growth. 

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Facebook’s data scientists earn between $110,659 and $216,331, according to an analysis by Business Insider, while analytics leads make $155,000 and product managers earn in the range of $110,000 to $240,000. Product marketing managers make between $110,779 and $205,680, and HR business partners get $153,000 to $220,500. The analysis is based on salary data submitted to the U.S. government as part of the visa application process.

Learning platform Intrepid by VitalSource announced a system integration with Degreed. The link allows shared customers to access Intrepid collaborative courses from within Degreed and track their learning transcripts. Administrative tools simplify course management.

PeopleFluent released version 15.2 of its LMS. The update includes “a first wave” of user experience enhancements along with integrations meant to optimize analytics and reporting across the platform. It also improves the automated management of database connectivity, the company said.

eLearning Brothers added 3D model support to CenarioVR, its virtual reality course-authoring platform. With it, developers can add a GLB object that can be rotated, positioned and animated, and also trigger animated movement.

Cornerstone OnDemand announced a new learning series, Empowering Minds with Liggy Webb, an author who’s written on resilience. The series is designed to help managers “stay mindful amid the challenges employees are experiencing today.”

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New HireVue Feature Takes Aim at Code Test Cheating

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