Roundup: Paycor Acquires Verb; Gloat Launches AI-Powered Skills Tool

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Paycor acquired Verb, a people development platform incorporating behavioral science and proprietary microlearning content. With the acquisition, the company said it hopes to support organizations to train their workers and develop better teams. Paycor plans to fully integrate Verb into its HCM platform and Paycor Paths, a new product designed to help organizations with personalized development journeys. As part of Paths, the company said Verb will help deliver personalized and effective employee learning experiences at scale.

Gloat introduced Skills Foundation, a set of AI-powered tools designed to help organizations “navigate business transformation initiatives and look beyond job structures to become a skills-based organization.” Gloat’s Skills Foundation was designed to help businesses identify and mitigate skill gaps and reskill and redeploy talent to better align workforces to business strategies.

OpenComp, a compensation software provider, partnered with benefits platform Gusto to make compensation data and tools more accessible to small and medium-sized businesses. With the partnership and integrtion, Gusto customers can access OpenComp’s Compensation Intelligence Platform and connect their pay data, helping SMBs with their compensation strategies while keeping up with pay equity and transparency laws.

Cloud company Infor unveiled its new Talent Empowerment solution to help organizations personalize career mobility at work. The company said the product will improve employee retention and engagement by creating personalized career paths for each individual in an organization.

Sense announced an integration with Checkr, a provider of pre-employment background checks. According to the company, the integration automatically initiates Checkr background checks directly from its platform once a candidate signs an offer letter.

Technical hiring platform Codility released an AI-resistant library of tasks designed to mitigate cheating on skills assessments. The product allows customers to create tests that are ChatGPT-resistant or easily identify and filter out ChatGPT-solvable tasks.

Last Week’s Top News

LinkedIn’s New Features Let Employers Showcase ‘Commitments’ to Candidates

LinkedIn rolled out new tools that allow employers to highlight their company’s values as a way to match themselves with candidates who have specific interests outside of the workplace. Building on the “commitments” feature launched in August 2022, the product’s update is designed to help companies that want to showcase their values and culture to an increasingly competitive labor force. Read More.

Beamery Launches Chatbot, Messaging Tools to Help Strengthen Candidate Experience

Beamery launched new chatbot and messaging tools in an effort to help employers personalize their candidate experience. The chatbot automates efforts like screening, interview scheduling and candidate engagement, helping global talent teams reduce time to hire “from weeks to days,” the company said. Read More.

PandoLogic Announces Solution to Reach Underrepresented Candidates

PandoLogic announced a new solution, pandoDIVERSITY, at this week’s UNLEASH Conference in Las Vegas. Designed to help customers attract and recruit underrepresented candidates, pandoDIVERSITY is built specifically to support a company’s diversity recruitment goals. Read More.

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