Lever announced plans for Candidate Fit and Intent Data, an information set that will help teams source, identify and reach out to candidates more efficiently, and measure whether applicants will be a good potential fit for a company. Additionally, Lever said the tool will help increase retention and performance by finding candidates that fit the role and employer.

Glassdoor completed the acquisition of Fishbowl, a social network used by more than 1 million professionals to talk about anything related to careers, industry and work. Glassdoor will feature relevant Fishbowl conversations from people working in related companies and industries. The integration comes as more than two-thirds of employees say they wish they could learn more about their prospective team when deciding to accept a job, and 64% wish they had a way to ask questions of industry peers around the country.

Background check company Checkr raised $250 million in a Series E round that valued the company at $4.6 billion. The round was led by Durable Capital, alongside new investors Fidelity Management & Research Company and Franklin Templeton. To date, Checkr has raised $550 million.

Bravely, a platform that connects users to on-demand coaching and development, closed a $15 million Series A round, led by Telescope Partners. This funding round will help Bravely continue its growth and transform the way companies support inclusive teams by providing universal access to coaching.

DHI Group, the company behind Dice, has invested $3 million in the Muse, a “values-based” career site for the next generation of workers. The investment will support the expansion of the Muse’s product development and sales efforts to meet the increasing market demand. At the same time, the companies will work together to develop joint sales, thought leadership and product solutions for their respective stakeholders.

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Compa, which provides a “deal desk” platform to help recruiters more easily manage their compensation strategies and communicate offers, raised $3.9 million of seed funding in a round led by Base10 Partners, reports TechCrunch. Compa bootstrapped before pursuing the round and will use the investment to expand its team and create additional products.

Staffing and recruiting software provider Aviont acquired mobile staffing platform WorkN. The move is intended to position Avionté as a leader in end-to-end and online mobile “talent enablement.” With the addition of WorkN’s solutions to its lineup, Avionté said it can help clients compete for talent through compelling candidate experiences. WorkN, operating as a division of Avionté, will continue to serve enterprise staffing companies and employers. At the same time, the company will gain access to Avionté’s customer base of more than 1,000 staffing companies.

Talenya released Engagement AI, an automated talent sourcing solution. The company said Engagement AI will save hours of work by automatically sourcing and contacting potential candidates, allowing more time for interviews and connection.

Hiration raised more than $3 million in seed funding. The company puts AI and in-house machine learning models into the hands of job seekers to help them build and optimize their resumes to ensure that they pass through tech-powered gatekeepers.



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, 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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