Tag: hr tech

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Learning & Development

HR Tech Firm Cornerstone to Acquire SumTotal Systems from Skillsoft

California-based Cornerstone is set to add to its talent management technology portfolio with the $200 million purchase of SumTotal Systems.

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Digital Workplace

Are You Safeguarding Against Bias in Your AI Hiring Systems?

AI and machine-learning algorithms promise to sort through applicants faster, but this speed can come at a cost without proper oversight.

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Talent Management

Is It Time to Automate Your Workforce Skills Taxonomy?

A growing crop of technology providers aim to document the state of workforce skills and provide companies with what's needed going forward.

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Employee Experience

Do Companies Need a Platform to Deliver Better Employee Experience?

Since most companies have limited budgets, it makes sense to focus on moments that matter for employees when investing in EX technology.

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Employee Experience

Oracle Launches Oracle ME to Customize Employee Experiences

The Austin, Texas-based company added two new tools to its set of products to create one integrated suite aimed at boosting employee experience.

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Learning & Development

Is Content Still King in Corporate Learning?

The case of HR tech company Cornerstone shows that content is not just a commodity in today's skills-driven workplace. It's a source of competitive advantage.

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Talent Management

HR Tech Vendors Tackle the Great Resignation

HR tech vendors are helping employers boost retention by investing in technology to match workers with new opportunities.

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Employee Experience

4 Trends That Will Shape Employee Experience in 2022

Amid the Great Resignation and the 'new normal' of the digital workplace, HR tech and applications are at the center of employee experience this year.

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Digital Workplace

HR Tech Firm Lattice Nets $175 Million to Grow People Management Products

The Series F round follows a $60 million investment in 2021 and values the San Francisco-based company at more than $3 billion.

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Digital Workplace

How HR Tech Is Adapting to the Digital Workplace

Modernizing HR tech can help organizations better manage employee experience and the remote and hybrid future. But don't neglect reskilling the HR team.

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Digital Workplace

Deskless Apps Come of Age to Serve Frontline Workers

Tech companies are finally building tools to better serve frontline workers in a deskless environment. But be clear about the problem you're trying to solve.

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Talent Management

VC Firms Fund a Chatbot Revolution in HR

HR tech is being taken over by conversational AI and employees are psyched. HR should be, too.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Platform Integrations Point the Way Forward for HR

Integrating collaboration tools like Slack with HR software is a theme across the HR tech industry landscape as companies look to reduce workflow friction.

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Digital Workplace

What to Make of the Boom in HR Tech Investment

HR tech companies are raking in deals from venture capital firms who see work tech as a hot sector. But can these firms live up to their exploding valuations?

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Employee Experience

Employee Engagement Specialist Sifted Brings Celebrity to the Holiday Party

The partnership with Cameo for Business allows companies to book a celebrity to join their virtual team building experience or holiday party.

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Employee Experience

The Real Opportunity for Employee Experience

We're getting closer to a real definition for employee experience, and software platforms are catching up to what both administrators and employees want.

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Learning & Development

Cut Through Coaching Technology Confusion

More organizations are using coaching to develop employees and manage rapid change. Here's a model for cutting through the noise in this growing tech segment.

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Digital Workplace

Knoetic Gets $18 Million to Give Companies an 'Unfair' People Advantage

The HR tech startup brings together a social network for HR leaders with an analytics engine aimed at helping companies make better workforce decisions.

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Digital Workplace

Workplace Culture Eats Tech for Breakfast

Tech plays a growing role in how work gets done, but the stress of the past year shows how important it is to prioritize culture.

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Learning & Development

AI Brings Coaching to the Masses

Technology changed the game when it comes to coaching, and new firms and investment are pouring in. Here's how to tap into the trend.