HR Technology Highlights – HR Tech Daily Round-Up For 14-Jan-2022
Welcome to the HR Tech Roundup. We have gathered the top HR trends for 2021 with different HR categories like Employee Engagement, e-Learning, Training and Development, Employee wellness, Career Development and Artificial Intelligence.
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Accenture announced that it is expanding its apprenticeship program in the United States to give more people access to digital economy jobs and further advance its equitable approach to hiring, which focuses on skills, experiences and potential.
Workday Sees Continued Momentum In Retail, Helps Global Retail Organizations Drive Transformation Through Operational Insights
Workday Inc., a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, announced continued momentum within the retail industry with nearly 50% of the 2021 NRF Top 100 Retailers having selected Workday. Global retail organizations of all sizes, including Giant Tiger Stores Ltd., Harrods, Jo-Ann Stores, Inc., Life Time, Inc., McCoy’s Building Supply, PUMA, Saks, and more are leveraging Workday to manage and optimize their retail operations, helping to accelerate their digital transformation efforts.
Upwork, the world’s work marketplace, announced that Patrick Hedren has joined the company in the newly created role of vice president, global head of public policy and government relations.
Today, Canadian fintech company Wagepoint announces its next milestone on a continuing rapid growth trajectory, with its first acquisition deal with Timesheet Mobile (TSM), a leader in geofence-enabled workforce management for small businesses in over 30 countries.
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a leader in adaptive HR solutions, began the new year with a series of industry accolades for its leadership and innovation across learning, skills development, content and AI-powered people experiences. Recognition from leading analyst firms including Nucleus Research, Fosway Group and Brandon Hall Group validate Cornerstone’s commitment to helping customers reskill, retain and be ready for the future. The company’s latest innovations support the new demands of the modern workforce, including skills transformation, personalized development experiences, innovative career growth journeys and transparent mobility opportunities.
With temporary workers continuing to be crucial to businesses amid record staffing shortages, PeopleReady is proud to announce the expansion of Chief Sales Officer Kristy Willis’s role to include serving as the chief field operations officer for general staffing. In addition to leading PeopleReady’s national accounts, national sales, customer experience and inside sales teams, Willis will assume leadership of general labor field operations, leading a team throughout the U.S. and Canada in connecting people and work for the staffing giant.
Oyster, the company that makes hiring people around the world compliant, human, and delightful, announced the appointment of ex-Airbnb Head of Global Operations Strategy and Planning Amanda Greene as VP of Customer Experience. Amanda will oversee the customer journey and help to deliver a delightful experience across every touchpoint with Oyster.