Digital HRHR TechnologyHRD Tech Roundup – October 14th 2019

HRD Tech Roundup - October 14th 2019

HR Tech providers great and small are teaming up to tackle the future of work this week. Sapling integrates with LinkedIn, Bullhorn acquires Erecruit, SAP partners with Infosys, and more.

Welcome to the HRD Tech Roundup – your one-stop update of everything happening in the world of HR Technology.

HR Tech providers great and small are teaming up to tackle the future of work this week. Sapling integrates with LinkedIn, Bullhorn acquires Erecruit, SAP partners with Infosys, and more.

So, what’s been happening?

Key Players Announcements:

  • Sapling has announced an integration with LinkedIn network ATS LinkedIn Talent Hub, to bring together recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and people management in one solution. This integration will enhance data, automation and connectivity, and aims to empower people operations teams to make powerful decisions, while streamlining the candidate and employee experience (via Business Wire).
  • SAP is partnering with Infosys to create a joint go-to-market engagement model between Embrace from SAP and Infosys’s Innov8 program. This joint model will help companies accelerate their digital transformation in order to build intelligent enterprises (via Arc Web).
  • Bullhorn has announced their acquisition Erecruit. The acquisition will help in furthering the already-significant market momentum of Bullhorn’s middle office product Bullhorn One, and help the company in driving greater productivity and results for customers of Bullhorn and Erecruit (via Staffing Industry).

More HRD Tech News

  • HackerRank has announced a partnership with LinkedIn Talent Hub which will bring video-based technical interviews to the only Applicant Tracking System that is natively built on the LinkedIn network. HackerRank’s industry standard for conducting live technical interviews, CodePair, will merge with Talent Hub to create a seamless hiring process for companies (via PR Newswire).
  • Kronos has acquired Optimum Solutions. The acquisition will expand the reach of Kronos HCM solutions to include Optimum customers (via Finsmes).
  • Rise People has announced its acquisition of Hazel in a bid to help companies build better workplaces. Hazel’s Manager Success Platform is fully integrated with Slack and delivers personalized, science-based digital coaching at scale, and aims to enable leaders at all levels to build more engaged teams (via Business Wire).
  • Facebook’s Workplace platform is launching Portal devices to enable users to make voice and video calls (via Venture Beat).
  • CareerBuilder has launched its Talent Discovery Platform, designed to help recruiters in finding potential employees 50% faster by using artificial intelligence, and increase job applications by up to 175%. The platform is designed to change the way recruiters work and job seekers plan their careers for the better (via Tech Republic).
  • Kazoo has announced the expansion of its Continuous Performance Management Insights & Reporting capabilities to allow businesses to increase engagement and alignment to goals through actionable data (via HR Technologist).

HRD Tech Founders Q&A

Chris Milligan, CEO, Adepto

“Forward-thinking business leaders have always actively pursued the best solutions available – now the rest of the industry are starting to catch up. Those organisations who will succeed will be those that dedicate resources to researching and implementing solutions that allow re/ up-skilling at scale, meeting employee expectations and allowing greater agility.”

In this installment of our HRD Tech Founders Q&A series, Chris Milligan, CEO, Adepto, explores how total talent technology is transforming every aspect of the human’s role in business – from recruitment, to internal mobility, to upskilling, and more.

Read this week’s HRD Tech Founders Q&A.


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