HR Technology Highlights – HR Tech Daily Round-Up For 17-August-2021

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.

Catch more in this HR and HR Tech highlight:

HackerRank Reaches 100% Annual Bookings Growth As Companies Rush To Hire Tech Talent Around The World

HackerRank, the developer skills company, announced record company momentum with 100% growth in bookings and a 123% increase in gross customer retention over the past year. The number of developers using the company’s platform to practice their skills and interview for jobs grew to 15 million, which is approximately 40% of the world’s developer population.

Alabama Expands Use Of LETRS Professional Learning Course Statewide

Lexia Learning, a Cambium Learning Group company, announced that all schools throughout Alabama can now boost literacy instruction via LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) professional learning. This professional learning experience provides the knowledge and tools for successfully applying the science of reading in classrooms. The Alabama State Department of Education funding is to support kindergarten through third grade teachers, in addition to Pre-K, administrators, and other support positions that impact K-3 literacy in the state. Educators can earn continuing education units (CEUs) or professional learning units (PLUs).

Destinations Career Academy Of New Mexico Ready To Help Students Navigate These Uncertain Times In Education

Destinations Career Academy of New Mexico (NMDCA), a full-time, online program serving students in grades K-12 throughout the state, is ready to kick off the new school year and give students an education option designed to help them reach their full potential. NMDCA students and teachers open their laptops to start the 2021-2022 school year.

“Last year was rough for a lot of New Mexico families, it was a very challenging year. NMDCA can provide that consistency parents need for their child’s growth and education,” said Sean Wooton, NMDCA high school principal. “And we can help give your student a leg up on their next level of work or education too!”

Landed Mobile App Launches Landed Hiring Events, Helps Food And Retail Employers Host Recruiting Events Of Any Size And Find Qualified Candidates

Landed, which provides the first mobile app connecting hourly food and retail workers with local employers, announced a major product update to its app: Landed Hiring Events.

Landed Hiring Events allow employers to host recruiting events of any size. Landed invites, screens, schedules, and engages with candidates to bring them in for an employer’s in-person or virtual hiring event. Once hiring managers let Landed know the roles and characteristics they’re looking to fill, Landed handles all of the details and logistics, including coordinating all candidate communications, leading up to the event.

Sage People Empowers Organizations To Enhance Their Wellbeing Programs With New U.S. Benefits Offering

Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, announced the launch of Sage People U.S. Benefits. This complete benefits administration solution can reduce HR effort, increase accuracy, and identify cost saving opportunities to maximize return on investment. The new offering in Sage People is delivered through a partnership and integration with PlanSource, a leader in cloud-based U.S. benefits.