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Succession Done Right: Amazon Finally Gets to Day 2!

For those who don’t get the reference, Amazon’s founder and soon to be former CEO, Jeff Bezos (the richest dude in the world, even after a divorce) often sites his most held belief that he and his employees should always act like every day is Day 1. It’s a startup mentality. No matter how big you get, if you come into each day as…

PAIRIN Gets $4.36M Series A Funding to Accelerate Delivery of Solutions to Aid America’s Workforce

Read Time2 Minute, 16 Second DENVER, Jan. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PAIRIN, the workforce journey company, today announced the official close of its Series A investment round, now totaling $4.36M. Building upon the $2.1 million raised in June via social impact investors such as New Markets Venture Partners, Juvo Ventures,JFFLabs, Village Capital andVoqal, this latest close includes additional funding from existing investors and new investor Potencia Ventures. The COVID-19 pandemic has pulled back the curtain…

Google Announces Return to Office, JLee Gets Invite from Gary V…

In episode 44 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together in the new year to discuss Gary V requesting to connect with Jessica on LinkedIn, the CHRO move of the week, and Google calling their employees back into the office (eventually).  Listen below (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate,…

Yello Gets a New CEO

Read Time1 Minute, 57 Second CHICAGO (PRWEB) OCTOBER 09, 2020 Yello, the leader in early talent acquisition and recruiting scheduling software, today announced the appointment of Corey Ferengul as Chief Executive Officer. With more than 25 years of experience, Ferengul has been serving as Executive Chairman for the company since February of this year and brings robust expertise in enterprise software and SaaS to Yello….

Employee Engagement Platform Gets Series B Funding

Read Time44 Second Winningtemp (www.winningtemp.com), an AI and science-based employee engagement platform, who have raised €15.1M in a Series B funding round co-led by Stockholm-based Bonnier Ventures and London’s Frog Capital. The company will use the funding to expand internationally. Having experienced a 300% increase in platform usage during the first three weeks of lockdown, and consistent growth over summer, Winningtemp has become a…

Diversity talent network gets $2 Million in Funding

According to an article on Forbes, diversity talent platform Mathison, whose mission is to connect companies with workers coming from historically underrepresented communities, announced that it has raised a $2 million seed round led by Animo Ventures. “Mathison, cofounded by Arthur Woods, sources its talent from a variety of nonprofit workforce development agencies and professional membership groups and serves as a marketplace where companies can…

Microsoft Gets Serious About Skills: Major New Announcements

The corporate learning industry is over $240 billion in size and is critical to our economic future. All workers need to keep their skills current and the Pandemic has created more need to learn than ever. Our latest research on The Big Reset shows a dramatic increase in L&D spending. Sanofi, one of the largest … Read more» The post Microsoft Gets Serious About…

Construction Industry Job Platform Gets Funding

Aiming to be the LinkedIn of the construction industry; TradeHounds will launch Jobs platform this summer to connect skilled tradespeople with employment opportunities after receiving a new investment of $3.2 million. According to the press release; Construction companies and the staffing firms that support them stand to benefit from immediate access to a larger pool of qualified candidates, including the passive job seekers who…

Financial Wellness Platform for Employees Gets Big Round of Funding

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Brightside, the leading financial care platform for employers, today announced that it raised $35.1 million in Series A funding, led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) with participation from existing investors Comcast Ventures and Trinity Ventures, the a16z Cultural Leadership Fund, and others. This funding will be used to bring Brightside to more employers and families at a time when they need it most,…

Nurse Staffing Platform Gets $45 Million in Funding

IntelyCare, a Quincy-based startup with an app that lets users hire on-demand respite care professionals for loved ones, raised $45 million in debt and equity in a Series B round. The round was led by new investor Endeavour Vision with Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Generator Ventures participating. The six-year-old company, which is often billed as “Uber for nursing home staffing,” runs a network of…

SHRM Job Board Gets a New Platform

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Community Brands, the leading provider of business management, commerce and payment solutions for member-based organizations, announced today that it has been selected to power SHRM HR Jobs, a premier niche career center serving the HR community. In moving to the YM Careers platform and service, SHRM will ensure job seekers can more quickly and easily find and apply for HR jobs…

Construction Workforce Management Platform Gets Series A Funding

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LaborChart, the construction industry’s fastest growing workforce management platform, today announced it has partnered with leading software investor, Five Elms Capital, on a Series A growth capital round. The investment from Five Elms will be used to expand the company’s market position and accelerate domestic and international growth. As a fourth-generation electrical contractor, LaborChart Co-Founder and CEO, Ben Schultz was personally impacted…

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….

NYC Based Apploi Gets $5.2M to Simplify Service Industry Hiring

Apploi, a platform that simplifies the hiring process for service-oriented businesses, announced Thursday they raised $5.2 million in funding led by Silicon Valley-based Defy Partners.  The industries the New York-based company serves — hospitality, retail and healthcare — are unique in that they usually don’t require traditional resumes and, most of the time, candidates are applying on a mobile device. Also, the individuals making the…