Modern Hire launched two new features intended to improve both the client and candidate experience. The Candidate Feedback Report can be presented to candidates who complete a pre-hire assessment. It highlights the individual’s top strengths and provides personalized feedback to apply to future opportunities. Also, the company redesigned its Candidate Dashboard to provide users with a more streamlined experience.

Nearly half – or 46% — of the 1,500 hiring managers surveyed by Robert Half anticipate adding new permanent positions during the second half of the year. Another 46% expect to fill vacated positions, and only 8% expect hiring freezes or layoffs. “Despite talk of an economic slowdown, many companies remain in hiring mode — and professionals with in-demand skills continue to have options,” said Robert Half Senior Executive Director Paul McDonald.  

AMS, formerly Alexander Mann Solutions, launched a high-volume recruitment process outsourcing solution to deliver large-scale hiring to clients across the U.S. Components include  proprietary technology through Hourly by AMS, a mobile-first conversational recruiting solution; a dedicated team of recruiting resources providing a human touch to reach today’s workers; and engagement with AMS advisory experts who’ll help develop a high-volume hiring strategy for long-term workforce planning.

High-volume talent acquisition platform Turn unveiled Ready, an autonomous hiring solution that combines the technology and services businesses needed to help businesses hire at scale. Ready autonomously locates, converts, screens and background checks workers, notably reducing time to fill.

Accurate Background acquired Vero Screening, the UK’s largest independent employment screening provider. The acquisition continues Accurate’s global expansion strategy, deepens its EMEA market presence and expands its portfolio of employment screening solutions. Vero will continue to operate under its own brand.

SurveyMonkey developed a tool to help HR leaders to quickly collect and analyze feedback from stakeholders and make data-driven decisions. The company’s HR toolkits combine the company’s survey expertise with AI capabilities to offer survey templates on a range of topics, including diversity, employee satisfaction, gender pay gap and workplace benefits.  

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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