Tag: reality

Virtual Reality Startup Raises $12M to Help Displaced Workers Retrain for New Jobs

Read Time3 Minute, 31 Second NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TRANSFR VR, an immersive learning startup pioneering the application of virtual reality to simulate on-the-job training, today announced $12 million in Series A funding, which will enable the company to scale training programs designed to boost economic mobility in regions most heavily impacted by skills gaps and unemployment. The round was led by Firework Ventures, an emerging venture…

By Integrating with SAP SuccessFactors®, the Immerse Virtual Enterprise Platform (VEP) Delivers Virtual Reality Training to Customers at Scale

This post was originally published on this site London, UK — 03/02/2020 Immerse announced today that the Immerse Virtual Enterprise Platform (VEP) integrates with SAP SuccessFactors® to deliver virtual reality (VR) training at scale. Immerse’s integration with SAP SuccessFactors makes it easy for businesses to embark on their enterprise VR journey. Immerse’s award-winning Virtual Enterprise Platform (VEP) empowers businesses to create, scale and measure…

Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @TryVantagePoint – Virtual Reality Harassment Training!

Today on the Weekly Dose I take a look at the HR technology startup VantagePoint. VantagePoint is a virtual reality(VR) learning technology company that has produced both sexual harassment and diversity and inclusion training, as well as a training metrics dashboard to go along with their VR training. I’m not sure we are even close to what VR can become in the HR world….

Cornerstone Teams with Facebook Oculus to Provide Virtual Reality Training at Work

SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD), a global leader in the cloud-based learning, talent management and emerging talent experience market, announced today a collaboration with Facebook’s Oculus to accelerate the role of Virtual Reality (VR) in training and developing the global workforce. More organizations are turning to VR to increase training efficiency and efficacy among their employees. For example, workers in high-risk fields, such…

The reality is, we all manage performance through compensation!

There is one compensation list that I love! I’m a big fan of college football and each year the various media outlets will release the top-paid college football coaches. Here’s what it currently looks like: Okay, let’s do the breakdown and we can see where performance management through compensation is working and not working! #1 and #2 – Dabo Swinney (Clemson) and Nick Saban…

CareerBuilder Revamps Mobile App, Bets Big on Augmented Reality

Sometimes the market just isn’t ready for certain technologies. In other cases, consumers never really wanted it in the first place. For example, how many pairs of Google Glass do you see these days? CareerBuilder is hoping for the former with its latest mobile app release, which relies on augmented reality to wow consumers into reconnecting with the job board.

Reality Bites – A #SourceCon Keynote Review

Mark Tortorici – He’s kind of cool, he’s edgy, he’s funny, he’s smart. That’s exactly the introduction I was expecting from Shannon Pritchett when Tortorici came up to the stage to talk to us about “Reality Bites” – more specifically when sourcing strategies stop working and what to do to fix that. For somebody who has been doing training since 1997, you better stop…

The New Brutal Reality of Hourly Hiring

Hourly hiring is the toughest it’s been in a decade! On any single day, there are millions of hourly jobs available in the U.S. In 2016, hourly job growth in the food and beverage industry outpaced broader economic job growth by 4X! There are so many hourly jobs available right now, the only reason not to have a job, at this point, is you…

Cultural Meltdown: When Values Don’t Match Workers’ Day-to-Day Reality

“If there is one job that I as CEO must do for our team members, customers, communities, and shareholders, it is to be the keeper of our company’s culture. It is the role of all team members to understand our culture, internalize it, live it, teach it, and reinforce it.” — CEO John Stumpf, from Wells Fargo‘s statement of values If workplace culture is really…

Working in retirement: Fantasy or reality?

A recent report from Careerbuilder shows that 54 percent of employers hired mature workers in 2014, up from 48 percent in 2013, and that 57 percent of employers plan to do so in 2015. And the Transamerica study cited above reports that most employers …