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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Catch, the first and only portable benefits platform for independent workers, announced a $12 Million Series A round led by Crosslink Capital, with participation from existing investors Khosla Ventures, Kindred Ventures, Nyca Partners, and Urban Innovation Fund. The investment will accelerate a newly announced partnership program and product development, expanding their offerings into independent disability insurance and the first intelligently automated health savings account (HSA).
FloQast, a provider of accounting workflow automation software created by accountants for accountants, announced a significant hiring initiative to support its unicorn status following its recent Series D funding round and $1.2 billion valuation. As VentureBeat puts it, FloQast is well-positioned to support the burgeoning remote work trend, which extends to its own employees — the company has also announced the FloQast Employee Choice work-from-anywhere policy designed to foster a high level of work-life balance.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced new global resources for drivers and delivery people who use Uber– expanding the app to be a place where people can also learn a new language and further their education, and where their achievements driving or delivering with Uber can help them get another job.
BenefitMall, the leading provider of next-generation broker services, announced its expanded partnership with Ease, the No. 1 rated benefits administration software provider. Through this partnership, brokers will enjoy improved selling and renewal processes, as well as increased sales on new lines of coverage through a completely digital marketplace.
Brandon Hall Group, the leading independent HCM research and analyst firm, recently launched its annual research study to examine how high-performing organizations adjust their development strategies for women across demographic groups and geographies.