HR Technology Highlights – HR Tech Daily Round-Up For 27-May-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.

Catch more in this HR and HR Tech highlight:

Happiest Workplaces Have The Highest Levels Of Automation, As Employees Say Robots Bring More Rewarding Work

Workers who have incorporated high levels of automation into their daily tasks are happier in their jobs, more optimistic about their future career prospects and more likely to recommend their role to someone about to enter the job market, according to new research from Tradeshift.

Tradeshift’s ‘Are Friends Electric?’ report polled attitudes to automation among 500 finance and accounting professionals, roles which are often cited as being at risk from disruption by technology. The research revealed that 71% of respondents believed automation would have a positive impact on their job satisfaction. And while a quarter of employees felt technology could one day eliminate their job role in its current form, a clear majority (63%) believed key aspects of what they do would always demand a human touch.

Assembled Raises $51 Million Led By NEA To Accelerate Workforce Management Platform

Assembled, the leader in workforce management for modern support teams, announced it has closed $51 million in Series B funding, which reflects a more than 5x valuation increase in just one year. The financing was led by global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from existing investors Emergence Capital and Basis Set Ventures. The new infusion of capital will be used to accelerate product development and hiring while the company continues to scale its platform for enterprise customers. Vanessa Larco, Partner, NEA and Hilarie Koplow-McAdams, Venture Partner, NEA will join Assembled’s board of directors in conjunction with the financing.

Visier Announces Strategic Alliance With Deloitte To Help Companies Improve People Decisions And Deliver Transformational Business Outcomes

Visier, the globally recognized leader in people analytics and on-demand answers for people-powered business, announced a strategic alliance with Deloitte. Together, Deloitte and Visier can provide enterprise organizations guidance and professional services support around their people analytics journey, combining state-of-the-art technology with world-renowned consulting.

Indeed Launches $50 Million Small Business Hiring Fund

Indeed, the leading hiring platform, is proud to announce the Indeed Small Business Hiring Fund, delivering $50 million to aid hiring efforts and hasten the speed of small business recovery. The right hire can have a significant impact on businesses, even more so for a small business. Through the fund, Indeed aims to support small businesses’ growth by streamlining the hiring process.

The Indeed Small Business Hiring Fund is designed to address the pain points of small business hiring needs. This much-needed relief comes at a pivotal time as hiring demands hinder their business revival and growth. Coupling the launch of the fund, Indeed today also released its 2022 State of Small Business Hiring Report, outlining these sentiments and emphasizing the importance of delivering increased support now.

41% Of Employees Have Been Forced To Start Job From Scratch Due To Lack Of Knowledge Transfer From Retiring Employees

As a growing number of senior employees prepare to retire and exit the workforce, a recent survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals found many Canadian companies are not taking adequate steps to ensure the knowledge and skills these employees possess are being passed on. As a result, these companies and the successor employees are having to start from scratch, hurting productivity and sometimes resulting in costly training which could have been avoided.

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