Our roundup of deals, product announcements and HR technology news. This week – Americans: AI has no role in some parts of hiring; LinkedIn adds job tools.
It is amazing how social media has become an essential part of the recruitment strategy. When it comes to hiring the best fit, it is wise to explore the potential of this platform.
From the technology we use, to how we approach candidate engagement, so much around the recruiting and hiring process has evolved and improved over the years. But one thing sure hasn’t changed and–in today’s “candidate-driven” labor market–continues to stick out like a sore thumb. I’m talking about job descriptions. Most job ads are still dry, […]
To offer flexibility at work, employers must not only offer the right technology, but make sure users receive comprehensive training and support.
CHICAGO—humanpredictions.io, a machine learning technology company whose product helps recruiting companies and enterprises identify and build relationships with tech talent, today announced a $1.16 million funding round led by Network Ventures with additional investment from Hyde Park Angels, SaaS Ventures, and M25. This capital will help humanpredictions further grow and invest in its team of […]
Fiverr International Ltd. today announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its ordinary shares. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. Fiverr […]
We are a Singapore-based HR Tech company that provides Gamified Assessments to organizations, helping them attract, engage and assess the Millennial talent. By using our Gamified Recruitment Solutions, companies reduce their time to hire, enhance employer brand, increase the talent pool, ensure high ROI, eliminate bias, and provide superior candidate experience.
My oldest son is so close to being off the payroll and graduating college I can almost taste it! Because he transferred schools after his first two years he has a couple of classes to make up, but he has a great internship this summer, so he’s going back to school in the fall to […]
I have known that distinct smell of marijuana ever since I was in middle school. The year was 1975, and I was spending the night at my very popular older brother’s house (known for his infamous parties). I happened upon that plate beneath to sofa that contained, among other things, a pack of funny little […]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—-Upwork ($UPWK), the largest freelancing website, today released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills in a quarterly series. It sheds light on new and emerging skills and provides real-time validation of current trends in the labor […]
Last week, I wrote about the benefits of being connected to work. Not only the flexibility that can come from it, but the true edge it gives us to move throughout our day in the most productive way possible. Despite this, I didn’t mention much about the dark side. We lead these connected lives on […]
I’m out in San Francisco this week teaching a class on Talent Acquisition to some great Pros and Leaders who are doing all they can to learn more and help their organization succeed. The class is part of the process for SHRM’s Specialty Credential in Talent Acquisition. Part of the process is two days of […]
Recently, I’ve been given the opportunity to train a couple of co-workers on sourcing. Somehow someone heard that I use to do that very thing, and thought it was time for me to pass on the knowledge. Please twist my arm–sourcing is my first love, and the part of my career I have enjoyed so […]
Was on the phone with a friend of mine last week talking about their new job. He had all that passion you hear from folks who just start a job! Everything is new, it’s cool, it’s fun, it’s engaging. He said it’s like ‘that new car smell’, you want to be able to keep it […]