Ongoing changes to the economy and labor market are pressuring how organizations approach to talent acquisition. A report by McLean & Company, a researcher and industry consultant, found that TA teams that do not adapt to rapid shifts in the area risk structural misalignment, increased stress and burnout as talent pools shrink and candidate behaviors change.

Helios Consulting, an advisory partner of Workday, expanded its Rise Apprenticeship program with an online version designed to help recent college graduates. According to the company, the program can now hire, train and deploy new Workday talent by offering a flexible remote learning pathway for recent college graduates and early-career professionals to develop technology skills needed to launch careers in HR.

On-demand job marketplace Wonolo partnered with GigEasy, a benefits platform that helps independent workers select insurance packages. GigEasy provides workers who use the Wonolo platform access to a number of portable benefits – including health, dental, vision and rent protection – that workers will be able to maintain regardless of the services they provide and the jobs they work.

CodeSignal launched Coding Score 2023, an application that leverages a two-tiered scoring report applied to all of CodeSignal’s Certified Evaluations. By analyzing data points from a database of candidates, the Skills Evaluation Lab optimizes the scoring methodology and offers greater clarity into a candidate’s proficiency level in each skill assessed. Coding Score 2023 also serves candidates by providing individualized feedback that pinpoints areas of excellence or areas with potential for skill development, strengthening the overall candidate experience.

Talent solutions technology company Nexxt welcomed Dwaine Maltais as its chief strategy officer. Prior to joining Nexxt, Maltais served as senior vice president of product and strategy at Jobvite.

By 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.


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