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Twitch appoints ex Zynga exec Doug Scott as the chief marketing officer

Amazon-owned game streaming service Twitch has announced that it has snagged Zynga’s chief marketing officer, Doug Scott, to join as its CMO. The Story of Doug Scott  At Zynga, Scott managed global marketing...

Bill McDermott moves down as SAP’s CEO

SAP today announced that Bill McDermott, their CEO for the past nine years, is stepping down instantly.  The company states he chose not to restore his contract.  SAP Executive Board members Jennifer Morgan...

Jack Dorsey announces Twitter will forbid all political ads

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey just stated, via a tweet, that Twitter will be forbidding all political advertising, albeit with “a few exceptions” like voter registrants. Dorsey said that they think political message...

The co-CEO of Oracle, Mark Hurd, is taking a leave of absence, indicating health...

One of two CEOs, Mark Hurd, managing the database software giant Oracle, is seeking a leave of absence owing to health reasons. Oracle has not yet declared any information about Hurd’s health...

Rob Deichert Is Named The New CEO of Video Ad Company Eyeview

After 13 years at the wheel, founder Oren Harnevo of video advertising company Eyeview is stepping down as CEO. The new chief executive is Rob Deichert, who was recently COO at 33Across,...

Elon Musk’s tweet on Tesla violates settlement agreement; US governor tells the court

A tweet about Tesla production goals by Elon Musk was "a clear violation" of a court order to receive his written communications pre-approved. The Securities and Exchange Commission recorded in a filing...

A Fight Brews Between WeWork and SoftBank, As Adam Neumann Faces Pressure to Step...

According to a new WSJ report, members of WeWork’s board, involving co-founder and CEO Adam Neumann, are preparing to pressure Neumann to step down, and alternatively become We’s, non-executive chairman. The move,...

Bird’s Chief Legal & Policy Officer Is Moving Out Of The Company

Bird, the $2.5 billion electric scooter company, is losing its chief legal and policy leader.  David Estrada, who was appointed last year from Kitty Hawk, is entering another mobility company, SoftBank-backed Nuro. A...

McDonald’s to hire applicants through Alexa and Google Assistant

According to the latest HR news, McDonald's announced a new initiative where the fast-food chain is starting the "Apply Thru," option. Keep reading to find out more about this job opening. How...

Symantec’s Sheila Jordan elected to Slack’s board of directors

Workplace collaboration software business called Slack has included Sheila Jordan as an independent member of its board of directors.  She is the senior vice president and chief information officer of Symantec. The hiring...

Chef CEO declares he will continue to work with ICE despite protests

According to the latest tech news, the software development tool maker, Chef saw itself in the middle of a firestorm when a Tweet called them out for working with DHS/ICE. Keep...

CEO of WarnerMedia John Stankey becomes COO of AT&T

WarnerMedia  CEO John Stankey has been promoted with more substantial responsibilities.  He is getting promoted to become the president and chief operating officer at AT&T, which was obtained and renamed Time Warner...

YouTube Recruits Managers To Work With Political Creators

YouTube has faced a lot of allegations for censoring right-wing political content amid a crackdown on supremacist content and conspiracy theories.  In light of these accusations, YouTube has hired managers to work...

Chris Beard CEO of Mozilla Will Resign By The End Of The Year

Chris Beard had announced earlier today via a blog post that he plans to step down as the CEO of Mozilla Corporation by the end of this year.  Beard joined this web...

Azimo Hires New CEO As The Money Transfer Service Makes A Profit

Azimo is a U.K. based money transfer service that is backed by Japan’s Rakuten Capital. Amongst others, this company is also seeing a change at the top of the organization structure. Founder Michael...

John Donovan, AT&T’s CEO of Communications, To Retire In October

John Donovan, the CEO of AT&T Communications, had announced today that he plans to retire with effect from October 1, 2019.  Donovan, for the past two years, has led AT&T’s largest business unit, which...

Apple’s Former Boss to lead Microsoft’s AI Division

According to the latest HR news, Bill Stasior, the former head of Apple's Siri division is all set to join its competitor- Microsoft. After working with Apple for more than seven...

“It’s Not HR Tech” – Ryan Ross Talks About AI’s Pros & Cons in...

With the introduction of AI taking over multiple industries, the automated world has never looked better. In fact, many businesses believed that AI would take over entire workforces and they wouldn’t...
Read the latest blog titled, "HR E-Learning Giant AIHR takes Over Digital HR Tech"

HR E-Learning Giant AIHR takes Over Digital HR Tech

The need for updating skills and knowledge for any working professional is never going to end. And the Human Resource industry is no exception. Trending in the latest HR tech news, the...
Read the latest research blog on iTMunch titled, ''The Adoption of Collaborative Enterprise Planning for Businesses'

The Adoption of Collaborative Enterprise Planning for Businesses

The old and traditional opinion of what counted as planning usually involved the financial planning & analysis (FP&A) department doing all the work to bring together all the plans in a...
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Effective HR Techniques to Improve Workplace Productivity

Introduction An ideal work culture consists of an environment where employees are trusted, treated like the adults they are, and not micromanaged. Employees are entrusted with the values, vision, mission, and strategic...
Read the latest blog titled, "Future of Human Resource Management: HR Tech Trends of 2019"

Future of Human Resource Management: HR Tech Trends of 2019

Introduction With organizations trying to navigate the shifting industry scenario, talent has become a notable concern. Companies are constantly competing to attract the best talent and keep the best employees in an...

Glint Acquired by LinkedIn for Better Employee Engagement

Microsoft has been on a shopping spree for a while, and it looks like it has no plans to stop. Now, LinkedIn the company owned by Microsoft said that it plans...
Kronos Offers HCM with Workforce Dimensions

Kronos Offers HCM Solutions with Workforce Dimensions

According to the latest HR news, Kronos Incorporated has recently announced the launch of HCM technology called Workforce Dimensions Technology Partner Program. This technology leverages the Kronos D5 platform for engaging...
Rockefeller Capital Management Hires Jack Ryan

Rockefeller Capital Management Hires Jack Ryan as its Chief Human Capital Officer

Rockefeller Capital Management, an independent financial services firm, today announced that Jack Ryan has joined the firm as its Chief Human Capital Officer. A human resources leader with over 25 years of experience...
Perkbox Releases New Employee Support Hub

Perkbox Releases New Employee Support Hub powered by CiC

UK’s employee benefits platform, Perkbox has announced a new Employee Support Hub which is powered by CiC. This platform aims to provide 24/7, 365 days complete confidential advice and help services...

HTC To Lay Off 1500 Employees to Restore Profits

According to the latest HR news, HTC is laying off 1,500 employees from its manufacturing division in Taiwan. This effort is to recover the smartphone manufacturing company from months of poor...
According to the latest HR news, Google has officially announced the new release of Hire with several new features.

Google Hire to Simplify Recruiting Process with its AI Features

According to the latest HR news, Google has officially announced the new release of Hire with several AI features. As the name suggests, this app is solely dedicated to recruiting &...
Read the latest HR News, to find out more about Workforce Now

ADP and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Join Hands to Launch Workforce Now

According to the latest HR news, ADP is working with Microsoft to bring together a new integration called Workforce Now. ADP Workforce Now is a leading HCM platform and combined with...
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JazzHR to make recruitment process GDPR-compliant

According to the latest HR news, JazzHR, a recruitment solution provider has introduced new features which will help customers maintain GDPR compliance. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is introduced by the...
According to the latest HR news, Thymometrics Launches Real-Time Employee Engagement Platform

Thymometrics Launches Real-Time Employee Engagement Platform

According to the latest HR news, a UK based company Thymometrics has launched the first real-time employee engagement platform. Thymometrics is the global premier supplier of always-on employee engagement surveys. Various studies...
According to the latest HR news, Indeed’s New Skills-Based Screening Platform to Eliminate Bias

New Skills-Based Screening Platform to Eliminate Bias While Hiring

According to the latest HR news, popular jobs website Indeed is rolling a new platform named Indeed Assessments for providing employers with a more automated and objective way of evaluating candidates. This...
Google and Walmart partnter

Google and Walmart partner to offer grant of $5M to foster Work Development

Google will partner with Walmart to offer an award/grant of $5 million to three non-profit enterprise testing solutions, who work on building & refining skill sets necessary for the US workforce, while also linking...
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Apple Hires Google’s Former Boss to Improve Siri

According to the latest HR news, John Giannandrea, who previously worked with Google as head of the search and artificial intelligence, is joining Apple. As reported by The New York Times,...
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Why Annual Performance Reviews Don’t Work & How You Can Fix It

It is that time of the year again, where you need to discuss with your employees all the things they have accomplished over the year. While some employees might look forward...
Facebook Job Listings in over 40 countries

Facebook ‘Job Services’ Now Available in 40 Countries

Trending in the latest HR news, Facebook users have another reason to spend hours on the social media giant. Facebook will now help job seekers find jobs through its newest job...
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Amazon to Hire More Employees for Alexa Than Google Is For Everything

According to the latest HR news, Amazon is planning to hire around 1147 people for its Alexa business unit. This number is more than what Google is hiring for product and...

HR Tech Platform, Recruiterbox Acquired by US PE Firm Turn/River Capital

According to the latest HR news, SAAS based HR Tech Platform; Recruiterbox has been acquired by San Francisco based private equity firm Turn/ River Capital. The details about the deal still...

Insurance and Financial Service Provider LOMA Unveils New Product to Ease Hiring Process

Trending in the latest HR tech news is LOMA, insurance and financial service provider, who is all set to launch its new product that is directed to streamlining the hiring process. SelectExpress...

Increase in Data Protection Officer Jobs after GDPR Recently Introduced This Position

According to the latest HR tech news, data protection officer or DPO has become the hottest job in tech town. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) recently announced this new job...

How HR Tech Leaders Can Make the Most of AI

Today, AI is seeping into our lives, and effecting how we live, carry out day-to-day tasks, work and entertain ourselves. From voice assistants such as Siri and Alexa to driverless cars,...

How to Retain Top Tech Talent

According to the latest HR news, retaining employees is becoming the call of the hour. Various researches conducted have shown the correlation between employee retention and turnover. Tech companies usually invest...

5 Best Tech Companies You Should Be Working for in 2018

Tech will always remain as one of the hottest industries to work for. With their fun and fabulous workspaces, superb salaries and mind-blowing perks, tech companies have become renowned and most...
Male vs. Female pay at Google

Does Google Pay Its Female Employees Less Than Male Counterparts?

The report published by the New York Times, which showed the gender pay gap was pushed back by Google and called it “extremely flawed”. This report was made on the basis...

Top HR Technology Trends to Watch Out For In 2018

Today, the human resource department is not just about finding suitable candidates, formulating company policies and handling employee disputes. As the workforce and workplace dynamics are changing, HR functions have evolved...

Research Says 69% of Employees Confident Of Digital Skills

According to the research made by Future of Workforce Study released by PwC, almost 69% of workers are confident about their digital skills. As the most of the industries are taking...
How PepsiCo Retain Talent?

How Does PepsiCo Retain Talent?

To retain talent, the beverages and snack major PepsiCo India has introduced the location-free work arrangement. This arrangement is to create opportunities for those that would otherwise be held back due...
Reckitt Benckiser HR

Reckitt Benckiser Finds a New Global Head of HR

According to the latest HR news, the British consumer healthcare company has named Gurveen Singh as the global head of human resources. Born in India, Singh currently RB’s head of HR for...

Pomello to Be Bought By OutMatch For Improving Talent Hiring Using Analytics

According to the latest HR news, Outmatch, a talent acquisition company that deals with predictive analysis, is acquiring Pompello, a company that uses analytics to properly understand a business’ cultural stance...
Salary Hikes in 2018

Salary Hikes Set To Go Up Marginally In 2018

After hitting an eight-year-old low in 2017, pay hikes are expected to be on their way up in 2018; according to the latest HR news by India Inc. Based on the...

Toronto HR Company Raises $7 Million to Improve Hiring Software

As per the latest HR news, ClearFit, a company from Toronto announced the closure of their $7 million Series A round to improve their candidate automated hiring software and algorithms. The...

A New Tool to Let Sexually Harassed Employees Bypass HR, Go Straight to CEO’s

In the latest HR news, Claire Schmidt, a technology executive at the 20th Century Fox studio, is reportedly leaving her position to introduce a tool aimed at making it easier for...

SME’s Struggle to Find Young Enthusiastic Candidates

According to the latest HR news, the job market has become even more competitive than ever throughout the UK. A new research conducted has revealed that SME’s are having a difficult...

Amazon Employs 77% More As Compared To Last Year

In the latest HR news, Amazon has been on a hiring spree and has expanded their staff by an amazing 77% since the past year. Currently Amazon has 541,900 part-time and...
Candidates Recruitment - Linkedin Research

Research by LinkedIn Tells How Candidates Want to Be Recruited

In the latest HR news, LinkedIn published a survey conducted by Global Talent Trends with more than 26,000 professional participants. LinkedIn is social media platform for working professionals to stay connected....
Healthcare Apps

Healthcare Apps Are Revolutionizing Employee Health and Wellbeing

Technology is the most dynamic aspect of this new age. While technology keeps evolving on a regular basis, the stress levels are also increasing at an immense rate. Communication has increased...
Cloud growth costs 3,000 jobs

Cloud growth costs 3,000 jobs at Microsoft

In a move to focus on the growing cloud business, Microsoft on Thursday announced a major reorganisation that will lead to nearly 3,000 job cuts in sales staff outside the US,...
Trump Training

‘Trump Training’ given to employees to deal with violence

Donald Trump has started wearing a bulletproof vest to his rallies, according to sources close to the presidential candidate’s campaign. But he isn’t the only one preparing for the inevitable mayhem and...
The latest AI news suggests the opportunity for AI to vastly improve human thinking, and behavioral patterns for a better world.

How recruiter skill set will change due to AI in the future

HR leaders are ever more aware that AI will become a regular part of their workflow within the next five years. In order to adjust to this shift, recruiters’ skill sets...
Brexit is affecting recruitment

Brexit is affecting recruitment, slowing down hiring plans

According to monthly poll data from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) more companies expect the economy to decline over the next three months instead of improve, meaning they are far...
Skype’s real-time code editor

Test candidates using a real-time code editor with Skype’s new feature

The Skype interviews feature was introduced last week as a technical preview, and currently only works in the browser version of Skype, says Microsoft. Of course, there are already various solutions for...
EU employees in the Food and Drink Industry

Lack of EU employees in the Food and Drink Industry

Businesses in the food and drink sector fear Brexit could strip out crucial workers from the supply chain, potentially leading to higher practices and a lack of stock on supermarket shelves,...
3.2% pay rise for Cadbury workers

3.2% pay rise for Cadbury workers

The latest HR news shows that workers at three Cadbury sites have secured a new pay deal which trade unionists say will counter inflation. About 1,300 workers will benefit from the two-year...
Increase in demand for digital skills

Middle-Skill job market witnesses an increase in demand for digital skills

The latest HR news bears good news for job-seekers with digital skills. Eight in ten middle-skill job postings now demand digital skills, a four-point increase over the last two years, according to...
Eldercare research

Eldercare research reveals only 24% of ‘working carers’ receive full support from their employers

Shocking HR news reveals working carers barely receive full support from their emploeyers. New study shows the impact of elderly relatives on working professionals Eldercare – a provider of elderly care support, today...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to layoff 5,000 staff

HPE is back in the marketing news, but not for a good reason. According to a Bloomberg report, HPE is planning to axe about 10% of its staff, or nearly 5,000 workers. The...
Flipkart CEO takes charge of HR

Flipkart CEO takes charge of HR operations

Recently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer, Kalyan Krishnamurthy takes charge of HR responsibilities at Flipkart. All key portfolios of the HR department and finance are under his overview, along with...
GE To Reinvent Talent Management

GE To Reinvent Talent Management

General Electric is now positioning itself as a tech-focused industrial company. As a result, it has hired thousands of software engineers and digital natives. According to the company that operates in...
Recruitment Management Software by Freshworks

Freshteam – Recruitment Management Software launched by Freshworks

Earlier this year in June, Freshdesk created a new umbrella brand Freshworks, that brings together the company’s growing suite of business software. Post this development, cloud-based business software provider Freshworks has launched...
Four Day Strike at Jamshedpur plant Tata Motors Union

End of Four Day Strike at Jamshedpur plant Tata Motors Union

Tata Motors and its temporary workers at the Jamshedpur plant who were on a strike since Tuesday today agreed to end the four-day impasse. The ice-breaker came in after the unions agreed...
India Inc. Can Save Millions by Using HR Technologies

Experts Claim that India Inc. Can Save Millions by Using HR Technologies

According to experts, optimal use of human resources and use of modern HR technologies can help India Inc improve productivity, thereby saving millions of dollars. Currently, a $600-700 million slice from the...
Paternity Leave Policies

Paternity Leave Policies See A Ray of Hope in India

After announcing the birth of his second child, the Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Monday, the new dad takes two months’ paternity leave to spend time with his newborn daughter, August....
Ola's new CFO and HR Chief

Ola Gets New CFO and HR Chief

Ola has been in the news for various reasons lately, right from partnering with Zomato and Airports Authority in India to Ola riding the future of mobility in India. And, two...

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