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Paycor introduced its Developer Portal, which facilitates easy data transfer across a user’s third-party systems and their HR and payroll software. The Developer Portal provides the API and resources to build apps that sync data with their systems as a way to eliminate security concerns, management and compliance risks. It also enables access to real-time data and other resources.
Lever rolled out its winter release, which enhances analytics capabilities and ease of use. It offers an integration with Microsoft Teams, an updated visual insights UI and additional dashboards. Lever said it now has more than 4,500 customers and added more than 100 technology partnerships and integrations in the last fiscal year.Paycor's new Developer Portal speeds data transfer; @Lever deploys winter release. #HR #HRTech @PaycorInc Click To Tweet
ChartHop announced a partnership with Jobvite that will enable HR, hiring and finance leaders to improve communication across teams, increase visibility, utilize data and automate elements of their hiring workflows. Key features include headcount planning, recruiting capacity, data access and org chart updating.
Cloud provider Alcor released a new applicant tracking system, TalentRun. It’s an automated, self-service enterprise ATS built on the ServiceNow platform, and is designed to help organizations implement automated, centralized management of their recruitment cycle. With the new release, TalentRun has been extended to offer various enhancements and features including an enhanced user experience, improved efficiency, engagement tracking and productivity features such as bulk import and resume parsing.
Upkey released a new suite of online tools meant to level the playing field for job candidates who might otherwise be blocked from their desired career path. Among them are a job portal with 1 million early stage jobs, a resume builder and a job match scorer. Headquartered in Chicago, Upkey focuses on providing career resources for underserved young professionals in high school, college and into the working world.
Talespin, a computing company focused on workforce development and skills mobility, raised $20 million in Series C funding. The round was co-led by SEEK Investments and Allomer Capital. Talespin leverages immersive technology to remake how people learn new skills and measure skill competencies.
Mystery, whose platform is designed to proactively engage employees, announced $18.5 million in new funding from Greylock, with participation from Moving Capital, Endeavor, Gaingels and others. The funding will allow Mystery to continue servicing customers who want proactive employee engagement, expand their teams and expand their offerings.
Qualifi, an on-demand screening platform, raised $2.5 million in seed financing. Rally Ventures led the round with participation from repeat investors Techstars, Sixty8 Capital, Elevate Ventures, Debut Capital and Flywheel Fund. Qualifi’s audio-based platform lets recruiters phone screen multiple candidates simultaneously. The financing will be used to advance the product with additional artificial intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing capabilities, and expand go-to-market efforts.
Technology solutions provider Pendo released Pendo Adopt, a zsuite of products that helps companies better understand how employees are using workplace software and take action to increase employee productivity.
Last Week’s Top Stories
eLearning Brothers Prepares for More Acquisitions After $54M Round
eLearning Brothers, the American Fork, Utah-based learning solutions company, is eyeing more acquisitions in its quest to build a one-stop corporate learning platform. Read more.
Reward Gateway Combines Operations with Sister Firm Xexec
Reward Gateway will combine operations with Xexec, a provider of reward and recognition, employee benefits, and customer loyalty solutions. Both companies were acquired last year by the private equity firms Abry Partners and Castik Investors. Read more.
Technology Employers Look to Latin America to Fill Roles
A scarcity of technology talent, combined with the increasing popularity of hybrid work, is leading U.S. tech companies to scout for new hires in Latin America. There, they a number of qualified candidates who’ll work for lower pay. Read more.
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