Workers who have a positive experience with a staffing firm during the recruitment process are six times more likely to work with that firm again, according to Bullhorn’s GRID Talent Trends Report. Some 57% of workers said they want to hear from recruiters at least once a week when they’re looking for new opportunities. When recruiters don’t reach out via the candidate’s preferred communication channel, respondents were twice as likely to say they wouldn’t work with that firm again.

Sense announced the integration of WhatsApp for Sense Messaging, which is meant to help recruiters communicate with more candidates. The integration allows for 1:1 conversations and broadcast messages through WhatsApp while using the collaboration and intelligence tools built into Sense Messaging.

WilsonHCG acquired Tracking Talent as it continues to expand its footprint in EMEA. Headquartered in South Africa, Tracking Talent provides talent acquisition solutions to organizations in the financial services and commercial businesses. The acquisition will allow WilsonHCG to continue building on its presence in the region while supporting its wider EMEA client base.

Discrepancies between employers’ and employees’ workplace experience ratings are narrowing, according to WorkForce Software’s Second Annual Workforce Experience Gap study. However, the report also found that employers need to turn their awareness into action in order to fulfill employee expectations.

Realizeit, a provider of adaptive learning technology, launched Personalized New-Hire Training, the first in a series of solutions built on its adaptive platform. The product enables delivery of a seamless, engaging and more productive onboarding experience with less effort using pre-built capabilities.

DailyPay launched a new function within its platform. “Shifts Worked” helps hourly shift workers understand how much they’ve earned for each individual shift, and how much of their earnings are available before payday. The feature is an extension of DailyPay’s “Pay Balance” function and provides additional clarity and transparency to ensure all worked hours are accurately reported.

Mark Feffer

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