Roundup: Workday, ADP Extend Partnership; Employ Announces Product Enhancements

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Workday and ADP extended their partnership to provide global payroll, compliance and HR experiences for joint customers. The partnership builds on a decade-long relationship between the two companies and aims to enable deeper customer visibility into data across their HCM environments, including compliance, tax and payroll.

Employ announced product enhancements including new recruitment marketing capabilities for the Jobvite talent acquisition suite and candidate texting to help Lever and JazzHR customers engage with applicants. In addition, Employ welcomed four new executives: Lucy Zarlengo as chief marketing officer, Jamie Minier as president at NXTThing RPO, Madhav Nair as chief technology officer and Chris Stewart as chief customer officer.

Avature integrated with LinkedIn CRM Connect to help talent professionals simplify the recruiting workflow, save time building talent pipelines and nurture candidate relationships with up-to-date insights from LinkedIn. According to the company, integration is only available to LinkedIn Recruiter seat holders, with general customer adoption being added in January 2024.

Papaya Global released a direct deposit solution to help ensure employers’ funds are safeguarded and segregated from risks. Called Workforce Wallet, the solution claims to drive rapid global payroll processing with same-day worker payments and fewer bounced payments.

The majority of U.S. organizations are communicating more detailed pay information to their employees, according to a survey by WTW. The study found increasing regulatory requirements are encouraging employers to communicate their broader pay policies, although barriers to pay transparency remain. Specifically, employers are leery of increasing questions and are concerned about their effectiveness in educating their workforce on pay topics.

Workforce management platform Robin partnered with Rippling. The partnership combines Robin’s technology for hybrid workforces with the Rippling platform to help employees transition between remote and in-office work. The collaboration will help organizations streamline their hybrid work models, the companies said, eliminating manual work for employees and administrators while increasing productivity and driving better business outcomes.

Talent intelligence provider Censia announced the appointment of Greg Tomb as president. Before joining Censia, Tomb served as President of Zoom Video Communications and SAP SuccessFactors.

Paycor promoted Brett Meager to chief customer experience officer. Meager joined the company in 2019 as executive vice president, client service and loyalty.

Last Week’s Top News

Tech Layoffs Continue as LinkedIn Cuts More Than 650 Jobs

LinkedIn will reduce its workforce by about 3%, eliminating more than 650 jobs, according to media reports. The company said it was “streamlining our decision-making” but will continue to invest in its strategic priorities. Read More.

iCIMS Launches AI Copilot

iCIMS introduced iCIMS Copilot, a generative AI-powered recruiting assistant to help talent acquisition teams accelerate hiring velocity, reduce the cost of hiring and build a competitive hiring edge. The product will automate manual tasks to save recruiters time and also provide AI recommendations for optimizing hiring processes. Read More.

UKG Introduces Multi-Country Payroll Solution

UKG debuted UKG One View, a multi-country payroll solution that aims to “reshape how multinational organizations fairly, accurately and efficiently pay employees around the world.” According to the company, the product will support more than 160 countries, providing all employees with the same experience, regardless of which country they work in. Read More.

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