Roundup: LinkedIn, Facebook Announce ATS Integrations

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EBI and Sterling unveiled integrations with LinkedIn’s Talent Hub ATS. With the integrations, customers will be able to sign on through LinkedIn to request background checks, track their status and receive completed final reports.

Meanwhile, Facebook said SmartRecruiters and ApplicantPro are implementing ATS integrations with Jobs on Facebook. According to HR Technologist, the social media platform said the companies are “uniquely positioned to help businesses of all sizes, including small businesses, manage their hiring processes.”

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LRP Media is launching Select HR Tech, an event intended to HR and IT teams evaluate systems requirements, implement purchases and optimize their technology investments. The inaugural event will be help from June 9 – 11, 2020. The company said the event “will provide hands-on guidance focused on attendees’ distinct needs.”

OutMatch added OutMatch Development Reports to its Talent Discovery Platform. The reports are designed to help employers personalize and expand their onboarding, access tailored development plans for employees at all career stages, and recommend personal growth resources.

Welcome to the Jungle, a French startup that is “both a media company and a tech startup,” raised more than $22 million in its latest funding round, reports TechCrunch. The web site said the service isn’t about sourcing so much as exposure, application tracking and onboarding. Now available in France, Spain and the Czech Republic, the company plans to open offices in Germany and the UK. 

Assessment platform Quizzology rolled out new language and skill assessments, as well as a beta version of a proctoring solution, proctorIT. Quizzology is a modular platform that offers a variety of language and skill tests in video, chat or gamified formats. The company’s core product is called the English Quiz.

Topia released the Topia Go mobile app, which offers a consumer-like experience to help employees manage their relocations and assignments. The app includes access to Topia’s City Guides, a new Neighborhood Scanner that helps employees evaluate places to live using metrics like rent costs and distance to their office, and the ability for HR managers to streamline communications with relocating employees.  

Technical hiring platform HackerRank today announced an integration with Workable that brings its CodeScreen technical assessments to Workable’s ATS. The integration allows recruiters to send HackerRank skill assessments to candidates directly through Workable. The integration also stores all candidate information in a single location.

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