Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news.
Skillsoft launched ChatGPT Learning Journey, a course on generative AI, which is designed to help organizations and workers develop the skills they need to use AI “productively and ethically.” The solution uses both on-demand courses and hands-on experiences to provide users with the opportunity to gauge proficiency and apply skills.
beqom released a pay prediction tool to help HR managers make data-driven decisions regarding compensation. The product uses machine learning to make pay recommendations and recommend pay ranges. It also allows managers to run simulations to see how proposed compensation compares to the market. With it, beqom hopes to help organizations better attract and retain employees.
Velocity Global announced an integration with Oracle HCM that will give customers more data visibility as well as the ability to synchronize custom fields, streamline record keeping and manage onboarding and relevant employee data. In addition, the integration ensures data protection for sensitive employee information.
Speed is more important than accuracy for employers when choosing a background screening provider, according to a report from SHRM. In fact, during 2023 accuracy has declined as a priority from 75% to just 49%. The change, said HireRight, can be attributed to companies’ increased difficulty finding and onboarding talent.
HCM software company Avature released its HR case management solution to help solve employee problems through engagement and cooperation. With the product, HR managers can automate a range of processes, the company said, from basic enrollment and leave of absence requests to complex incident management investigations
ShiftPixy unveiled an “Instant Interview” feature, which allows gig workers to record short video interviews via their phone. The video will be viewable by managers on the user’s profile. The company hopes to help employers screen and clear hourly candidates more quickly.
Berlin-based HiPeople launched new AI-powered products designed to help employers in their talent acquisition efforts. The solutions allow TA teams to create job-specific pre-employment assessments and reference checks, increasing efficiency and enhancing the quality of hires, the company said.
ID.me extended its partnership with Sterling to help employers confirm candidate identity. Additionally, the companies plan to introduce new offerings including solutions to help companies protect against interview fraud and streamline I-9 document verification.
Last Week’s Top News
Glassdoor Launches New Community Features, Experience
Glassdoor released new community features to anonymously connect users with other professionals so they can have real-time conversations. With these capabilities, Glassdoor said it aims to continue “providing workplace transparency” while moving away from its past as a platform that only allowed workers to review their current and former employers. Read More.
Upwork Expands Platform With Generative AI Tools and Hub
Upwork expanded its platform to include AI offerings and resources. Most notably, the company added an AI services hub to connect businesses with independent AI professionals. With it, Upwork said, companies can more easily find and hire independent talent for their AI projects, including consultants, researchers, developers and engineers. Read More.
ELB Learning Launches Multi-Module Authoring Platform
ELB Learning launched the Studio, a customizable platform for creating and authoring learning experiences. The product offers a streamlined experience through which users can activate each product, feature and service individually to create customized subscription plans that fit an enterprise’s needs. Read More.
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