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HR Technology goes global this week, as Microsoft forms an alliance with the Government of Singapore, Sage People takes on workforce visibility in Germany, and ADP launch a brand new set of enhancements for RUN Powered by ADP.
So what’s been happening?
Key Players Announcements:
- ADP has added enhancements to RUN Powered by ADP, with tools that will efficiently manage all the recruiting, retaining and onboarding processes for small businesses. Additional features include HR toolkits, new hire onboarding, background checks work perks and more (via ADP).
- Microsoft and the Government of Singapore have launched an initiative entitled the Tech Intensity Training Roadmap – a 3-year training program for small and medium-sized enterprises and their workers, allowing them to learn new skills that are a necessity for digital economy. Subjects will include the internet of things, cyber security, and artificial intelligence for digital workplace programs (via Market Report Gazette).
- Sage People continues its global expansion by launching in Germany with the aim of increasing workforce visibility, boosting productivity, and providing better experiences for German organisations, in addition to making them compliant with new EU regulations such as GDPR. Sage People will enable organisations to boost HR productivity, gain workforce visibility on demand and improve engagement and performance to deliver better workforce experiences (via Sage People).
More HRD Tech News
- New York-based HR consulting firm Buck has launched Benefits Suite, an engagement platform that includes new services like bEngaged, bEnabled and bEquipped, designed to help employers accept more productive approaches to technology, in addition to improving customer experience and integrating administration services (via HCM Technology Report).
- US-based recruitment software provider iCIMS and Canada-based online recruitment solution firm VidCruiter have entered into a partnership that allows the transfer of candidate data between the two platforms. This flow of data enables recruiters and hiring managers to keep track of candidates’ progress while eliminating the need for manual reports (via HRTechCube).
- US-based third-party recruiter BountyJobs has entered into a strategic partnership with employee referral platform, EmployeeReferrals. The partnership creates an innovative approach for employers by combining data-driven hiring solutions and traditional talent acquisition (via PR Newswire).
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