AMS acquired HirePower, a Canadian RPO provider. The acquisition represents a complementary addition to AMS’s North American operations and is meant to support the company’s continued growth. With HirePower, AMS also gets on-the-ground capabilities and a platform to create a sourcing and hiring center of excellence in Canada.

Gloat introduced Gloat Hiring, an expansion of its Workforce Agility Platform that helps businesses integrate internal mobility with talent acquisition campaigns. Built on the same technology and designed to break down silos and understand the competencies, skills and roles of an existing workforce, Gloat Hiring taps into external talent and optimizes staffing and recruiting models.

LinkedIn unveiled tools to promote internal candidates and help current employees identify career goals and develop the skills needed to reach them, reports HR Dive. The company also added tools to help identify internal candidates. The features are part of an effort to enhance customization for job seekers and employers.

Employ Inc., the parent company of JazzHR, Lever, Jobvite and NXTThing RPO, announced a strategic partnership with UKG. Through the collaboration, the platforms of the companies under Employ will be available through the UKG Marketplace.

Glassdoor launched new search options that allow job seekers to filter company results by ratings like DEI scores or by overall ratings from demographic groups such as race and ethnicity. Glassdoor CEO Christian Sutherland-Wong said the new search functions “aim to make it easier for people to uncover companies that align with their unique values and experiences and can help them make even more informed decisions about where to work.”

Filtered, a skills-based hiring platform, expanded its job simulations to include cloud engineering challenges. With these, candidates can demonstrate their abilities in areas like DevOps and cloud engineering with technical challenges that incorporate Google Cloud, AWS Azure and other SaaS platforms.

Talent acquisition software provider Avionté launched 24/7 PIXEL, a messaging and talent engagement app that integrates directly with AviontéBOLD and the 24/7 mobile platform. 24/7 PIXEL automates repetitive tasks in order to free up recruiters to focus on higher value initiatives.

Almost three in four employees want their employers to provide more transparency around salaries, job growth opportunities and more, according to a study by McLean & Company. The researchers concluded that organizations should determine which level of transparency is most suitable for them while responding to employee and external demands.

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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