Roundup: Jobvite Offers New Suite; UKG Acquires SpotCues

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Jobvite introduced its Evolve Talent Acquisition Suite to provide enterprise organizations with a unified set of the company’s offerings to simplify challenges across the recruiting lifecycle. The suite provides a single user experience designed to improve recruiting effectiveness, efficiency and cost-per-hire. Functionality ranges from recruitment marketing and applicant tracking to internal mobility, employee referrals and DEI capabilities.  

UKG acquired SpotCues and its mobile communications platform, The product’s an array of tools that streamline employee communications and workflows to keep frontline workers engaged and informed. SpotCues’ 50-person team joined UKG in January and is accelerating development while integrating the solution within UKG Dimensions, UKG Pro and UKG Ready.

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Lattice unveiled OKR and Goals, a product aimed at driving alignment between organizations and their employees. The product helps businesses consistently set and manage goals and activate teams in order to stay aligned and on track. OKR and Goals helps incorporate organizational priorities into employees’ daily routines and conversations.

isolved launched isolved People Cloud for Healthcare Services, focused to address areas like talent acquisition, Human Resources and payroll, workforce management and talent management in the healthcare industry.

AllianceHCM announced a new module, expense management. According to Reworked, the product add-on creates multiple expense line items from receipts by taking a smartphone photo and reimburses expenses through AllianceHCM payroll.

OpenComp, a provider of compensation intelligence solutions, announced new API integrations with HRIS, payroll and equity management software solutions. The 20 vendors involved include ADP, Gusto, BambooHR, Rippling and Carta. 

Pluralsight partnered with corporate education content hub Go1 to offer curated content designed to help customers learn in-demand technology skills. Premium Go1 subscribers access the content from Pluralsight Skills. The partnership enables them to build skills in specialized technology roles including IT/DevOps, Data Analytics, and Machine Learning.

Unicorn HRO launched a redesigned ICON HRIS Employee Self-Service platform, offering a web-based application that acts as a central dashboard providing simple access to HR, payroll and benefits information. The application is accessible across all platforms and devices including smartphones, laptops and computers.

Syndio announced OppEQ, a product designed to help companies increase diversity across all levels of the organization. The product helps companies analyze hiring, promotions, performance scores and retention rates by gender, race and other factors to identify the root causes of inequities and pay gaps, then create action plans for improvement.

Connecteam, a solutions provider for the deskless workforce, raised $120 million in a Series C round co-led by growth equity firm Stripes PE and venture capital firm Insight Partners. The round brings Connecteam’s total funding to $160 million, and will help it scale its global operations, triple the size of its team and expand both research and development and marketing.

WorkWhile raised $13 million in a Series A round led by Reach Capital. Present in 13 markets across the U.S., the company will use the funds to drive growth and hiring and double its market footprint during 2022. WorkWhile also launched its first API for hourly workers with pilot partner WORLDPAC and technology partner Bringg.

Fama, which allows employers to examine a job applicant’s online presence, raised $10 million in a Series B round led by Austin -based VC firm Silverton Partners. Dot.LA reported that the company plans to use the funds to scale up its go-to-market team and develop new products. The company’s solution uses AI to flag problematic social media content posted by job candidates.  

Last Week’s Top Stories

PE Firm Puts Jobvite, JazzHR, NXTThing Under New Parent Company

Jobvite, JazzHR and NXTThing RPO will operate as a single business entity under a new parent company and corporate identity, Employ Inc. The combination comes as the private equity firm K1 Investment Management acquired the three organizations and organized them into the new business structure. Read more.

ChartHop, Jobvite Link to Improve Internal Communications, Automate

ChartHop unnveiled a partnership with Jobvite, saying it it will enable HR, hiring and finance leaders to improve communication across teams, better utilize data and automate elements of their hiring workflows. Read more.

Almost 70% of 2021 Job Applications Were Made from Mobile Devices

More American job seekers are applying for new positions in the same way they shop for products and services online — through their mobile device. Read more.

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