HCM Talent Technology Roundup April 23 2021

HCM Talent Technology Roundup April 23 2021

iCIMS launched a turnkey, API-based integration with UKG. The bi-directional integration will help automate workflows, provide stronger candidate and employee data, and make hiring decisions with less manual work. Information can be sent from iCIMS Applicant Tracking into UKG Pro to automatically synchronize employee records and optimize new-hire, re-hires and transfer workflows.

Stoke Talent unveiled MyTalents, a customizable, searchable portal that aggregates information and reviews of all a company’s past and present independent contractors and agencies. The product allows customers to build an organizational memory of all non-payroll workers including independent contractors, freelancers and consultants, and keep all records in one, searchable database.

Degreed raised $153 million in Series D funding in a round led by Sapphire Ventures and Riverwood Capital. The company said the round pegs its current valuation at $1.4 billion. The funding will be used to accelerate product development, enhance data infrastructure, fuel global expansion and pursue strategic acquisitions, Degreed said. In addition, Dan Levin, former COO of Box will succeed  Chris McCarthy as CEO.

HireRight released its first certified integration with ServiceNow HR Service Delivery, a certified background screening solution available in the ServiceNow store.

Willis Towers Watson enhanced its survey participation portal to simplify salary survey data submission and the review process for clients globally. The release also included an AI-based job matching assistant that automatically suggests matches between client jobs and WTW’s job taxonomy, helping users match jobs via an interactive online application.

BioSpace acquired MedReps, a career platform for medical sales roles. The company said the services of two firms complement each other. MedReps hosts a community of over 300,000 members who use the platform for medical device, pharmaceutical and biotech sales jobs.

GR8 People said it turned in “a strong first-quarter performance” that demonstrated progress in customer gains, recognition and product development. The company recent launched intelligent automation, which puts lists of actionable talent in recruiters’ hands, and new integrations with HR technology providers including Zoom, ADP, Accurate Background and Ceridian/Dayforce.

Dice launched IntelliSearch Jobs and Alerts. The feature’s designed to automatically deliver relevant opportunities to technology professionals based on their candidate profile. It also allows users to see jobs fitting their skills and experience without performing a search.

iHire finalized its acquisition of WorkInSports, a job board for the sports industry. WorkInSports now officially operates as the 57th industry-focused community in iHire’s family of talent brands.

Tech consulting firm West Monroe expanded its HCM services. The firm plans to more than double the size of the HCM practice by hiring dozens of professionals and evaluating acquisition targets. The company said the expansion will allow it to more holistically address demand for transformation services in digital, talent and the changing workplace

SAP SuccessFactors launched new features to help employers return employees to the office after 12 months of remote work. In addition, their 2021 first-half release.


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Mark Feffer is executive editor of RecruitingDaily and the HCM Technology Report, a trade website covering the HR technology industry. He’s written for TechTarget, HR Magazine, SHRM, Dice Insights, TLNT.com and TalentCulture, as well as Dow Jones, Bloomberg and Staffing Industry Analysts. He likes schnauzers, sailing and Kentucky-distilled beverages.





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Mark Feffer is executive editor of RecruitingDaily and the HCM Technology Report, a trade website covering the HR technology industry. He’s written for TechTarget, HR Magazine, SHRM, Dice Insights, TLNT.com and TalentCulture, as well as Dow Jones, Bloomberg and Staffing Industry Analysts. He likes schnauzers, sailing and Kentucky-distilled beverages.

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