Roundup: WillHire Extends Platform for Shift Work

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WillHire launched WillHire OnDemand, an extension of its platform that focuses on filling roles of light industrial and shift workers. The product helps identify shifts that need to be filled, automatically matches candidates in the company’s pre-vetted talent pool and public talent pools, begins outreach.

PRO Unlimited acquired Brainnet Group, a vendor-neutral managed services provider in the Netherlands. The company said the move improves its ability to serve PRO’s clients while delivering additional solutions to Brainnet’s customers, such as third-party payroll and market rate intelligence.  

In this week's #HRTech roundup: WillHire extends its platform, PRO Unlimited acquires in Europe, DHI Group buys back stock. And more. #HR Share on X

DHI Group announced a stock repurchase program that will purchase up to $8 million of the company’s common stock. The authorization will be in effect through February 11, 2022. “We believe the stock buyback program is recognition of the long-term prospects of the business and the undervalued price of our stock,” said CFO Kevin Bostick.

Talview said its recruitment, candidate and proctoring applications have been certified compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2. The guidelines are meant to aid users with a range of hearing, movement, sight and cognitive abilities to apply for job openings and take exams.

Paychex’s Oasis said ensuring a safe work environment during the Covid-19 pandemic is the top priority among the 300 leaders of small and mid-size U.S. businesses it surveyed. Shifting priorities have pushed attracting talent from the top of the list, where it has been for the past two years.  

Healthcare sourcing firm Katon Direct has been included as a Recruitment Marketing partner in the iCIMS Marketplace, allowing customers to access its database of over 8.5 million records.

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