Recruitment / Staffing

Inaugural California HR Excellence Awards Added to HR West Conference in the San Francisco Bay Area

By HR Vendor News | December 23, 2019

San Francisco, California, U.S. — Powered by HR.com, the 2020 HR West Conference has added a new level of professional recognition by launching their California HR Excellence Awards. Submissions are now being accepted through January 20th. Award recipients will be announced and celebrated at HR West 2020 in March. With 13 award categories to choose…

Applicant Tracking Systems Are Widespread But Many Still Have Their Weaknesses – According to New Study by HR.com

By HR Vendor News | December 19, 2019

Most human resource (HR) professionals (77%) say their organizations use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), but only about half (52%) say that their hiring process is good or excellent. It’s clear that the systems are not a recruitment panacea, but their weaknesses can be addressed. The free research report, The State of Applicant Tracking Systems,…

Background Screening Giant InfoMart Ranks on Security 500’s List for Data Security Excellence and Customer Protection

By HR Vendor News | December 17, 2019

December 17, 2019 – Atlanta, GA – InfoMart, a leading provider of global background screening and identity verification technology, ranked in the Information Technology sector of Security Magazine’s Security 500 list. As major data breaches and lapses in personal security continue to impact millions of global citizens around the world, the safety of consumers’ personal…

Pierpoint Introduces Recruitment Resource Outsourcing (“RRO”) To Accelerate the Recruitment Timeline

By HR Vendor News | December 10, 2019

Recruiting experts, Pierpoint International (“Pierpoint”), have unveiled a new, rapid-response recruitment strategy, to accelerate the recruitment timeline. This evolutionary recruitment model is called RRO (Recruitment Resource Outsourcing) and RRO can dramatically impact a company’s hiring timeline and onboarding of talent. At it’s core, Pierpoint is offering Clients a ready-now, expert recruitment team, prepared with a…

The Gig Economy is Impacting HR Practices – according to New Study by HR Research Institute and Sterling

By HR Vendor News | December 10, 2019

Nearly two-thirds of HR professionals indicate the gig economy is impacting hiring and staffing practices. A majority (64%) are experiencing some sort of change because of gig economy trends. The research study reveals that companies are impacted in a variety of ways, including requiring careful screening to minimize risk when it comes to recruiting and…

meQuilibrium’s Mood Coach ChatBot Honored with Brandon Hall Technology Excellence Gold Award

By HR Vendor News | December 9, 2019

Boston, MA (December 9, 2019) — meQuilibrium, a leading Boston tech innovator, has been honored for their work in improving workforce performance with a Brandon Hall Technology Excellence Award in the Best Advances in Emerging Talent Management Technology category. The Excellence Awards recognize the best organizations that have successfully deployed tools and technologies that have…

Improved Training for Mental Health Initiatives is Essential – According to New Study by HR.com’s Research Institute

By HR Vendor News | December 9, 2019

Most organizations offer mental health benefits, but few address mental health issues well or have educated their managers sufficiently. Most organizations (73%) offer mental health benefits, but the reality is that few excel at addressing mental health issues or taking preventative measures to reduce workplace stress.  A large majority (82%) of human resources (HR) professionals…

Research Uncovers New, Evolving, and Evergreen Hiring Challenges for Healthcare Talent Acquisition and HR Professionals

By HR Vendor News | December 4, 2019

Industry benchmarking, credentialing, and workforce monitoring are getting increased attention, alongside the ever-present challenges of optimizing accuracy, turnaround time, and candidate experience.  Sterling partnered with HR.com to survey healthcare recruiters and talent acquisition professionals across the United States to take the pulse of the industry. Among evergreen challenges like turnaround times, accuracy, and candidate experience,…

HR has a Critical Role to Play for Successful Workforce Transformation – According to New Study by HR.com

By HR Vendor News | November 25, 2019

Only 25% of human resources (HR) professionals reveal their HR department plays a key role in workforce transformation. This statistic is troubling considering new research showing that HR’s involvement is among the five keys to successful workforce change. HR.com’s Research Institute conducted the global study,  People Power: A Catalyst for Transformation Global Workforce Transformation Trends…

meQuilibrium Honored by Deloitte, SAP.iO, Mass Tech Leadership Council and Timmy Awards

By HR Vendor News | November 19, 2019

Boston, MA (Nov. 19, 2019) – meQuilibrium, a leading engagement, performance and human capital solution based in Boston, has been honored for its innovations in the tech community by Deloitte Fast 500, SAP.iO, Mass Tech Leadership Awards, and the Timmy Awards.  Deloitte Fast 500 Deloitte’s “2019 North America Technology Fast 500,” an annual ranking of…