SAN JOSE, Calif.–PayActiv, the largest provider of employment-based holistic financial wellness services, has raised $20 million from Generation Partners in a Series B financing round. Generation Partners has joined early round investors Ziegler Link•Age Fund II and affiliate funds of Softbank Capital in helping PayActiv end predatory fees and debt cycle for millions of workers. […]
Derek Murphy Johnson popped up in my LinkedIn feed the other day I figured he might make a good guest. Little did i know he is also a frequent listener of the RecTech podcast. By day he is the Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager for Portland Oregon based Kinder care education and he is also a […]
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. This week: news from Kronos, HireVue and Paychex.
As a human resources professional, I often witness recruiters struggle to find job candidates with the technical skills and experience their company needs. I also know that scores of military veterans have these skills but struggle to find work in the private sector because they are uncertain about the positions that are strong fits with […]
A while ago I wrote an article warning recruiters about embedding their bias in their selection algorithms. The problem, as I described, is we all have a bias, usually unconscious. Just look around you right now at your department. Is this a good representation of your community in terms of gender, age, ethnicity, and sexual […]
We have a love-hate relationship with meetings. Most of us want to get rid of them — they drive frustration and waste our time. However, when we don’t invite someone to a meeting, that person feels left out. Sounds familiar? It feels hard to overcome this addiction though — the more we run away from […]
Do you remember the words to that Katy Perry song? It goes: “I kissed a girl, and I liked it.” Well, I was recruited, and I think I liked it!
Japanese, tech-focused staffing firm En-Japan Inc. has introduced free recruitment support and management services for employers. A new tool provides a central hub to manage job applications coming from different channels. The post En-Japan introduces hiring tools appeared first on AIM Group.
Adecco.co.jp, a Japanese subsidiary of human resource company Adecco Group, has become U.S.-based robotic process automation (RPA) company UiPath Inc. official training associate. The post Adecco becomes UiPath’s official trainer appeared first on AIM Group.
LinkedIn knows how to put on a show, and this year it didn’t disappoint at its annual Talent Connect Conference this week in Anaheim, California. The big news was the announcement LinkedIn is building a new applicant tracking system, set to launch in the middle of 2019. Dubbed Talent Hub, LinkedIn’s ATS puts the entire candidate […]
When was the last time you were looking for a job? As in actively applying, networking, interviewing, getting dressed up, writing thank you emails, etc. Hopefully, it’s been a while. Looking for a job is hard work. As we all know things happen and even what would be considered a secure position can get eliminated or […]
In 1884, Portuguese authors Jose da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino decided to create a guide to conversational English, even though they spoke none themselves. The result, English as She is Spoke, is still popular today thanks to the comedic value of its dialogue, which ranges from silly (“At what o’clock dine him?”) to downright baffling (“Take […]
“Diversity and inclusion.” As often as we hear this term, you’d think the two words are synonymous or inseparable. They are neither. What’s more, when people lump them together, they usually end up focusing on the former. The problem is, it’s the latter — inclusion — that counts more.