Roundup: Merges with Compdata; ADP, BambooHR Add Marketplace Partners

HCM Technology Report News Roundup

A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community.

HCM Technology Report News will merge with Compdata Surveys & Consulting, creating an organization with information on 25,000 global job titles and descriptions and an analytics platform that can be used to identify, match, and price jobs across all regions and industries as part of compensation planning, recruiting, engagement and workforce retention efforts. With the transaction, said it becomes one the top three compensation data providers in the U.S. It added that Compdata Surveys & Consulting has one of the most comprehensive databases in the U.S. market and is a national data leader in a number of verticals. It also offers customized consulting services.

ADP and ClearCompany have introduced Advanced Talent, a talent solution for companies with 100 to 2,000 employees that use both ClearCompany talent tools and ADP Workforce Now. ClearCompany joined the ADP Marketplace in 2017 so its clients could more easily integrate with ADP’s platform. The new offering goes a step further, the companies said, by “seamlessly combining” ClearCompany’s talent acquisition, management, engagement and analytics tools with Workforce Now.

Also joining ADP’s Marketplace: financial-wellness service PayActiv. Through the integration, ADP clients will be able to access earned wage, budgeting, financial counseling and savings tools.

BambooHR announced integration deals with performance-management solutions 15Five and 7Geese, learning technology firm Grovo and risk-management platform Aclaimant. All will be available in BambooHR’s marketplace.

RedKix is being acquired by Facebook and will be wrapped into the Workplace product. RedKix is a collaboration platform that provides chat, group and email tools and was founded to “bridge group chat and email.” Media and analysts speculate that RedKix could add value by allowing people who aren’t users of Workplace to participate in group conversations via email instead of chat.

Benefits technology provider PlanSource is partnering with Jellyvision, which creates software to “talk people through” processes such as choosing healthcare plans, saving for retirement or navigating leaves of absence. PlanSource will integrate ALEX, Jellyvision’s interactive benefits counselor, into its benefits administration system. Jellyvision says more than 1,200 companies with over 18 million employees use ALEX. PlanSource says its platform provides benefits to some 3.5 million consumers.

Flock will integrate with HealthEquity to provide SMBs and their health insurance brokers with access to HealthEquity’s health savings accounts on Flock’s integrated HR and Benefits Administration platform. Flock’s platform already offers employee and manager self-service tools, ACA compliance and a broker benefits-administration portal.

Alexander Mann’s consulting arm, Talent Collective, joined a strategic partnership with onboarding technology company. Alexander Mann says the partnership means to improve the onboarding experience for both candidates and hiring managers after an offer is made.

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