HR Technology Highlights – HR Tech Daily Round-Up For 19-June-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:

This Low-Tech Tool Gives Students And Educators More Of What Online Learning Is Missing

While many look forward to “normal” classes this fall, the demand for options in learning remains on the rise, independent of the current pandemic.  The fact is COVID-19 merely fast-tracked what was already in motion.

Online Charter Schools, homeschooling, dual enrollment, and hybrid education models were gaining popularity long before the pandemic. A trend experts predict will continue long after.

Moderna Reaffirms Commitment To Job Creation In Massachusetts

Moderna, Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, reaffirmed its commitment to job creation in Massachusetts. Over the last year, Moderna nearly doubled the size of its workforce, from approximately 830 employees as of March 31, 2020 to approximately 1,500 employees as of March 31, 2021. In the last year, Moderna created more than 650 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in Norwood, Massachusetts. The Company continues to expand in Norwood and Cambridge.

Beamery Raises $138 Million As Battle For Talent Intensifies

Beamery, the leading talent operating system that helps companies attract, engage and retain top talent, has announced US$138m in Series C funding led by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’), through its Teachers’ Innovation Platform (TIP). TIP focuses on late-stage venture and growth equity investments in companies that use technology to disrupt incumbents and create new sectors. Accenture Ventures also participated alongside existing investors EQT Ventures, Index Ventures, M12 and Workday Ventures. The round follows a record year for the company, which finished with 337% annual revenue growth in Q4, and surpassed one million roles filled on its platform during 2020.

OneSource Virtual’s New Payroll Card Gives Businesses And Employees Access To A Flexible Payroll Solution

Leading Workday service partner, OneSource Virtual (OSV), announced the general availability of its payroll card as the newest addition to OSV’s myFlexPay digital payroll delivery service. The introduction of the payroll card is part of OSV’s strategy to offer an expansive portfolio of Workday payroll services, empowering companies with the flexible solutions they need to reduce turnover and enhance their recruiting advantage.

HRPA’s Return To Workplace Survey Reveals Key Insights From HR Leaders On Re-Opening Safely

The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is pleased to announce the results of its 2021 HRPA COVID-19 Return to Workplace Survey.

With Ontario’s pandemic recovery underway, the HRPA conducted this survey to learn more about how HR professionals are preparing their businesses to return to the physical work environment. The survey found that employee wellbeing is top of mind during this transition period, with less than 6% of workplaces looking to bring employees back all at once and just under two-thirds of employers planning to permanently retain or expand remote working options.