Tag: gamification

HR Tech Gamification Company Gets $5 Million

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 1Huddle, a workforce tech company that upskills, trains and motivates employees through the use of science-backed, quick-burst mobile games, announced today it raised $5 million in Series A funding enabling the company to increase staffing, accelerate growth, and meet heightened global demand for its product. The most-recent investment was led by Tribeca Venture Partners alongside Humbition, NRD Capital and Newark Venture Partners….

Win Talent War in 2020 More Creatively

Recruiters need to stay updated with the trends and the latest technology to find the right talent. Read these tips to win a talent war in 2020. Hiring is hard, and hiring for start-ups is even harder. To get the top talent, recruiters need to stay updated with the trends to find the right talent. The goal of my blog is precisely to answer…

Can Gamification Give Micro-Niche Job Boards An Edge?

How does a recruiting technology startup compete with the immensity of competition like LinkedIn and Indeed? One strategy is to go after, not a niche, but a micro-niche. A great example of that is TrueUp, a startup which focuses exclusively on accountants with experience in the Big 4 accounting firms.

Mobile-First, Micro-Learning Platform Gnowbe Raises $1.7 Million

Gnowbe, a startup focused on bringing mobile app-based learning to the workplace, has closed a seed round of $1.7 million. Based out of both Silicon Valley and Singapore, Gnowbe has raised cash from multiple investors. Participants in this round of funding include POEMS Ventures, Coent Venture Partners, and 500 Startups. In addition, angel investors Holly Liu, co-founder of Kabam mobile gaming company, and Singaporean…

Gamification Is Changing Assessments For the Better

Even for successful candidates, the recruitment process can be a dizzying rollercoaster ride. There’s the high of that first call with the recruiter — and the realization that, hey, this job might be ‘the one.’ And then there’s the frustration of slogging through hour-long assessments that make you second guess every professional decision you’ve ever made in your life (as well as some personal…

Gamification or Desperation?

I hate the phrase gamification. To me, it’s a term that serves little purpose than to give journalists and “pop up” guru’s a hook around which to generate hype and promote their personal agenda’s. Nope, not a fan. I am, however, a fan of game mechanics, a much more meaningful way to refer to this interesting and often misunderstood subject. I mention this because…