HR Technology Highlights – HR Tech Daily Round-Up For 18-May-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.

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Equifax Workforce Solutions Set To Deliver Accelerated Manual Verification Services

Equifax Workforce Solutions is deploying several new initiatives designed to accelerate its manual verification solutions which complement the services provided by The Work Number database.  Timely verifications of consumer income and employment are at the heart of most credit, employment and social service benefit decisions. In addition to streamlined service, new express options will help deliver market-leading turnaround time for manual verifications.

Handshake Secures Another $80 Million To Accelerate Virtual Recruiting and Diverse Hiring Practices

Handshake, the largest early career network helping millions of students from all backgrounds get hired and launch their careers, today announced its second $80 million round of venture financing within the past year, increasing Handshake’s investment total to $235.5 million and the company’s valuation to more than $1.5 billion. The company has more than doubled its revenue every year for the past three years, and is nearing $100 million in annual recurring revenue.

Noyo Elevates Employee Benefits with Seamless Connectivity

Noyo, the leading API platform powering the age of connected insurance, will help Unum provide expanded employee benefits for customers through more digital platforms. By integrating Noyo’s API-driven solution for fast, accurate data exchange across the policy lifecycle, Unum will broaden its ability to connect with additional leading digital distribution partners using a broader array of HRIS technologies.

IRIS Software Group And Western Union Partner To Serve Global Payroll & Payments Worldwide

IRIS Software Group, one of the UK’s largest software companies, and Western Union Business Solutions, the payments arm of the Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced a five-year international partnership to offer simplified payroll and payments solutions worldwide.

Research Reveals A Quarter Of Students Have Decided To Pursue A Tech Career Since The Pandemic

Almost a quarter (22%) of 16-17 year olds have decided to pursue a career in tech since the pandemic. That’s according to research from UK scaleup Talent Works, which surveyed UK students and tech professionals in the early stages of their careers on their education and the journey into tech.