Tag: u.s.

What is the Top Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) in the U.S.?

Okay, you guys know I love my guy, Rob Kelly over at OnGig and his team, for putting together data around the most used ATSs. OnGig recently released their latest report and I wanted to share some highlights and reactions. First, let’s answer the biggest question – is this real? Yes, Rob and the team looked at over 1,000 companies and dug into which…

Eightfold Selected by the U.S. Department of Labor to Pilot Next-generation Jobs Platform for Transitioning Service Members, Veterans, and Their...

You might recall the 50-plus-company competition going on to develop a job-matching solution for the U.S. government, a competition aimed at helping veterans and separating Service members find employment. Eightfold had made it to the top 10 in that process. Then, the top five of the Veterans’ Employment Challenge was announced. That list was winnowed down to three.  Now the list has been narrowed…

10 Employment Resources for U.S. Military Veterans Seeking Work

In May, as parts of the country began to re-open after the first wave of COVID-19 infections, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics noted that unemployment numbers for U.S. veterans had gone down. That drop was significant, from about 11.7 percent unemployment in April to 9 percent unemployment in May. It represents some 800,000 veterans who had applied for unemployment assistance in May, Leo…

How the U.S. Army Embraced Data and Revolutionized Its Talent Management

Very few people think about the military through the lens of human resources. But with more than 2 million active and reserve personnel in the six branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, talent management is very much a top priority for military leadership. In 2019, the U.S. Army, the largest of the armed forces, began a massive overhaul of the way it recruits, develops,…