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Lattice launched its People Strategy Group (PSG), a consulting collective. The company said the network is designed to help senior leaders build effective people programs, improve employee engagement, maximize team performance and drive better business results. The group is an evolution of Lattice’s Advisory Services with an emphasis on preparing companies for the ever-evolving world of work.
Crosschq expanded language support for its digital reference check platform, Crosschq 360. The offering, which was already available in English, Portuguese and Spanish, is now also available in French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Arabic. The company said the expansion was created in response to high demand from customers seeking to support a global workforce.
HireRight announced a strategic partnership with GryphonHR, a compliance solutions provider, to provide customers access to I-9 technology and program management. The companies said those who use the products can use GryphonHR’s interactive I-9 program dashboards, self-service reporting, workflows, auditing and real-time platform updates to help meet compliance requirements.
Unicorn HRO, provider of Human Resources, benefits and payroll solutions, unveiled the latest version of its Human Capital Analytics (HCA) Dashboard solution. With it, information from the company’s dashboards is aggregated and displayed in a visual format within the iCON Manager Services application.
Replicon released an AI-powered workforce management solution, which the company says will help organizations with labor and wage compliance. The solution replaces traditional time-tracking approaches with AI-powered timesheets that automate employee time capture for payroll purposes, in a compliant way. The product also helps organizations pay employees and bill clients accurately, on time and in a way that prevents time or wage theft.
Skills intelligence platform Glider AI closed $10 million in Series A funding from Primera Capital and other industry leaders. The company said it will use the funds to continue its expansion in contingent programs and permanent hiring, further development of proprietary technology and grow its global team.
The Global employee engagement and feedback software market was valued at $983 million in 2021, and is expected to reach $2.4 billion by 2029, according to Data Bridge Market Research.
Last Week’s Top News
Mercer Aquires Leapgen to Bulk Up HR Tech Consulting Efforts
Mercer acquired Leapgen, an HR technology consulting firm that focuses on digital strategy and transformation, workforce solutions and employee experience. The company said the acquisition will improve its position as a “trusted advisor” in the digital HR strategy market. Read More.
WorkLLama Secures $50 Million Investment to Continue ‘Evolving Platform’
WorkLLama, which provides an AI-driven relationship management suite, secured $50 million in investment funds. Details weren’t disclosed. The company said the investment indicates new demand in the market for talent technology and on-demand, highly skilled talent. Read More.
ActivTrak Adds Workforce Planning Solutions to its Product Suite
ActivTrak added two new features, Workforce Capacity and Impact Analysis, to its suite of solutions. The company said the additions will support “data-informed workforce planning and organizational design, and help organizations optimize efficiency and identify cost savings.” Read More.
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