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    Thomas adds to platform

    Thomas International has announced that its personality assessment has been added to the Thomas platform, further bolstering its technology as a vital tool for improving pre-hire processes. Based on Big Five theory, a globally recognised and respected psychological model, the Thomas Personality assessment unlocks deep insights into the traits that drive the way people work, providing understanding of areas such as goal-setting, coping with stress, handling change, creativity, risk and competition.

    Tech launch for Global Upside

    Global Upside, the leading provider of incorporation, PEO/EOR, accounting, HR, payroll and compliance services in 170+ countries has announced the addition of two new services to their extensive offerings: Global HR 360...

    Benefits technology goes green

    Amba, formerly PES, the employee benefits consultancy, is launching an innovative, environmentally focused technology solution called, Lumina. The new platform presents a rethink of the types of workplace benefits that Generation Z and millennial employees are motivated and engaged by. Lumina allows employers to give their staff the means to manage their working lives, including more choice and control over their employee benefits package, offering them access to the UK’s broadest range of ethical benefits.

    Cloud Power

    Cielo has reimagined tech-enabled RPO with their next evolution of Cielo TalentCloud. The solution is a flexible platform designed to deliver great experiences, elevate meaningful insights, and accelerate recruiting performance.

    Engaging times

    Sirenum has announced the launch of its new mobile platform, Sirenum Engage. This is the market’s first mobile engagement platform that offers comprehensive functionality in a single product, with extensive configurability to support requirements for any workforce. Engage gives shift workers greater control over their work life as well as access to information and features previously unavailable via a single engagement platform.

    LogMeIn Appoints

    Cloud-based solutions provide LogMeIn has appointed security and privacy veteran, Michael Oberlaender as its new chief information security officer (CISO). Michael will be responsible for managing and growing LogMeIn’s security programme, including infrastructure, applications and overall data security for both internal systems and the company’s suite of award-winning software products.

    Countryside Q&A with Vicki Deal

    Q: What was it that first drew you to Engage? A: Countryside is currently on a “Digital Transformation” journey in various areas of our business, in order to better support future growth of the Group. Within this modernisation programme, we were focused on the way in which we manage and engage with our labour workforce.

    Choose to challenge yourself in 2021: Bullhorn Webinar

    CloudCall partner Bullhorn held a webinar on Wednesday 3rd March to celebrate Women in Recruitment, as part of an International Women’s Day event, which was sponsored by CloudCall. The informative and inclusive webinar was entitled ‘Choose to Challenge Yourself in 2021’ and focussed on how women can face and overcome challenges in the recruitment sector.

    New free PAYE calculator to help recruiters prepare for IR35

    An online calculator that compares the cost of running a contract payroll versus PAYE will tell recruitment companies the real financial impact to their business of complying with the new IR35 off-payroll rules that come into force on 6 April.

    Proptech for work

    Last year, global workspace specialists Instant Offices predicted that a tech breakthrough in the commercial real estate industry would be one of the most significant workplace changes to come about in a post-Covid world. They have discovered first hand how sectors are using technology to make the workplace safer and more hygienic.

    Idibu partners with X0PA

    X0PA AI, a leading SaaS hiring and talent acquisition platform has partnered with idibu to integrate its candidate attraction, job-distribution software. idibu’s software supports integration with a variety of recruitment CRM systems, allowing posting across multiple job boards and social media platforms, facilitating candidate attraction and management. idibu aims to reduce administrative time on manual tasks and time to hire while facilitating better communication and relationship building between candidate and recruiter.

    Apprentices go online

    Microsoft is launching an online apprenticeship platform that will connect more jobseekers with companies who need apprentices. The Microsoft Apprenticeship Connector is a partnership between GetMyFirstJob and Microsoft which aims to simplify the apprenticeship process by listing vacancies across Microsoft’s network of partners and customers. The Connector also helps Microsoft’s partners and customers promote their apprentice vacancies to a larger and more diverse range of candidates.

    Salt Spreads

    Global digital recruitment agency, Salt, has opened a new office in Amsterdam as it continues its impressive European expansion, despite the on-going uncertainty presented by Covid-19. With Amsterdam and many cities in the Netherlands acting as a hotspot for innovative technology and IT businesses, start-ups and global corporations, Salt's presence in the country will enable it to better serve its international client base with digital transformation strategies post-Brexit.

    Janine Chamberlin, Senior Director at LinkedIn appointed a new role

    LinkedIn are delighted to share the news that Janine Chamberlin, Senior Director, has been appointed to UK Country Manager, and will take on the role from the start of April. 

    Tribepad Gains

    Tribepad, the leading enterprise talent acquisition software provider, has announced a new partnership with IPC Europe, the independent non-profit making organisation owned by Subway Franchisees in Europe. The new partnership will see IPC Europe - which provides purchasing and support services to over 4,500 Subway Franchisees across Europe, use Tribepad’s award winning Applicant Tracking Software (ATS), to help Subway stores attract and retain the right talent.

    Buying Right

    One of the country’s newest recruitment technology innovators is launching a range of revolutionary comparison services to help recruiters make smarter, more informed decisions about the software they use. Rectec, who already provide a range of recruitment technology consulting services, is now turning its attention to standardising the software buying process, and changing the way organisations buy recruitment software, such as applicant tracking systems and recruitment CRMs.

    Sellick Grows Tech

    Sellick Partnership is expanding its service offering with the launch of a stand-alone ICT & Digital Technology specialism. The expansion follows a period of sustained growth for the recruitment specialist with a significant rise in organisations looking to recruit for ICT roles, particularly those within cyber security and cloud infrastructure. The new division will be led by principal consultant Adam Burgess and initially focus on roles in the North East.

    100,000 Vacancies

    Research launched in February 2021 from the UK Tech Cluster Group, supported by the Institute of Coding (IoC), shows that the tech sector has continued to see growth in 2020. Despite the national upheaval caused by the pandemic, 42 per cent of tech companies reported an increase in revenue over the past 12 months (with 32 per cent staying the same) and almost half (46 per cent) said they had increased their employee numbers.

    Fusion for all employees

    A fast-growing tech business has expanded from a health and safety app to a digital platform for all employees. Fusion, which is based in Deeside, North Wales, has broadened its offer after several clients asked the company if it could provide a broader solution.

    skeeled reveals ‘HR & Talent Acquisition Top Trends’ for 2021

    4 February 2021 – After a particularly tough year for HR professionals in 2020, skeeled, a provider of predictive talent acquisition software, interviewed HR experts about their expectations for the year ahead in HR and talent acquisition (TA).

    Digital Rise

    Bullhorn's 2021 Global Recruitment Insights and Data (GRID), has identified a dramatic rise in the number of UK recruitment businesses employing a digital transformation strategy. According to a survey of more than 2,000 recruitment professionals, more than two-fifths (43 per cent) reported having a digital transformation process in place, compared to only a quarter (25 per cent) last year.

    Talentis Launches

    Ikiru People, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dillistone Group Plc, has launched Talentis, its next generation of executive search software and candidate sourcing platform. The new platform is built upon the Talentis TalentGraph which takes advantage of big data and artificial intelligence technology to track publicly available information on execu-tives and the organisations they work for.

    HIVE360 & Rocket take off

    A strategic partnership bringing together two of the recruitment sector’s most powerful mobile tech solutions providers is set to deliver real-time integrated app-based benefits, rewards and HMRC-compliant payroll and accounts software.

    GreenTech Storm

    Following last week’s announcement of Levin Group’s new launch, yet another new brand, Storm4 has now been launched in the GreenTech market. Levin Group are living up to their name as the fastest growing recruitment company in the world, with the announcement of the launch of a third branch of their business. Following in the footsteps of Storm2 (FinTech) and recent Series A funding, Storm4 focuses on the industry aiming to create a more sustainable tomorrow
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