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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Brandon Hall Group, the leading independent HCM research and analyst firm, is launching a study on May 31 to understand how employers are attempting to predict the future needs of the workforce.
To make the best decisions about the future, HR requires the use of advanced data and analytics. The three main elements of the workplace: people, processes, and technology, must be used by HR organizations to achieve success.
Taking a step ahead towards providing a seamless and secure user experience, Apna, India’s largest jobs and professional networking platform, has collaborated with Truecaller, the leading global platform that enables safe communication for instant onboarding of customers. The partnership is in sync with Apna’s objective of enhancing the overall user experience by leveraging Truecaller’s expertise, to connect people with hyperlocal opportunities.
Through this partnership, Apna has been able to improve the overall calling efficiency by about 15% in less than a year. The platform has also seen around 40% of its users verify their identity seamlessly via Truecaller’s 1-tap verification SDK, leading to faster activation of their users.
Morgan Stanley At Work Study Finds Plan Advisors Integral To Retirement Plan Participation And Outcomes
Morgan Stanley at Work released new research from its inaugural workplace retirement study that shows plan sponsors see a positive impact and value in having a plan advisor oversee their workplace retirement plan to boost retirement plan participation and outcomes.
Based on survey results, plan sponsors cite peace of mind as a leading benefit when it comes to having plan advisors drive employee engagement and investment guidance—which eases internal concerns, adds value to the participant experience and decreases the pressure of administrative tasks. In addition, while investment management is cited as the number one reason plan sponsors consider advisory services, they also view relationship building—including accessibility, responsiveness and consistency—as key in growing corporate retirement plans.
Nuance Communications, Inc. announced it was recognized as a Leader in Opus Research’s 2022 Decision Makers’ Guide to Enterprise Intelligent Assistants report. The report cites Nuance’s holistic approach as well as its growing ecosystem of partners and industry collaborators, naming the company’s technology a “Best in Class Intelligent Assistant Platform” and giving it the highest assessment amongst its peers for “completeness of services, features, and scaling capabilities.”
Gismart, a global developer and publisher of mobile apps and games, announced that it will be shifting to a “remote first” working culture. Starting from June the company will provide its employees with full flexibility to work from any remote location and continue to open up new company hubs in Europe at the convenience of their employees who wish to work from the office rather than home. The company is set to open multiple hubs at new locations with 10+ employees or at the request of the employees in cases where the number of employees is fewer.
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