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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...

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...
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...

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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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 blog titled, "Effective HR Techniques to Improve Workplace Productivity"

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...
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...

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,...
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...
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,...
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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,...
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....

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...

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...
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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...
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...

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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
eSSential Mobile App Launched by eLogic Learning

New Version of eSSential Mobile App Launched by eLogic Learning

Trending in the latest HR tech news, eLogic Learning has released a highly-anticipated new version of its mobile app this week. Although their award-winning eSSential LMS was already mobile-friendly, the new...
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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...
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...

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...

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...
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...
Read the latest blog titled, "AI in HR: The Automated State of Workforce"

AI in HR: The Automated State of Workforce

Introduction As companies are entering a digitalized form of functioning there are several significant changes seen. The credit of this transformation is been given to the evolution of technologies such as artificial intelligence...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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...
Read iTMunch's latest HR blog about performance appraisals.

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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