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HCM Technology Report – Employ Acquires Lever, Adds Capabilities to Suite

Employ Inc. acquired Lever, a talent acquisition suite that offers ATS and CRM capabilities in one product. In a blog post, Employ Chief Marketing Officer Allie Kelly said the transaction makes Employ the largest modern provider of talent acquisition solutions. By adding Lever, she said, the company becomes home to 850 employees serving 18,000 customers. In addition, it supports 3.1 million active jobs, nearly 500 million candidates and 4.9 million hires over the past 12 months. “It makes abundant sense that Lever would join the fray with JazzHR, Jobvite and NXTThing RPO,” said Brent Skinner, co-founder of 3Sixty Insights, where he leads the firm’s HCM practice. “We believe that the pieces of the puzzle to a progressive talent acquisition suite are indeed right in front of […]

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Anatomy of a Decision: GBS Worldwide Elects to Expand Use of PandoLogic Following Early Success

What You Need to Know It’s a fact well-established that today’s job market looks very different from that of the pre-COVID-19 era. Naturally, talent acquisition practices have had to evolve just as dramatically. The teams responsible for finding and hiring qualified applicants to fill open roles have seen the challenges of their own jobs changing at a rapid pace, forcing innovation from the host of vendors vying for the opportunity to support them in their work. A large concentration of this has emerged in the realm of artificial intelligence. 3Sixty Insights has written previously about the ways in which sudden and widespread adoption of remote work practices has altered the workforce, breaking down geographical barriers and opening up the possibilities for both employers and employees […]

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Jurassic Park Revisited: When Will We Hit the Wall with Artificial Intelligence?

As I imagine, we got some traction on the latest blog post, “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.” Thus, we have a part two to this discussion to open up the topic and let it breathe. Please join me and take a swig…. When you decide to buy a car and have a model and color picked out, the next thing you notice is that everyone seem to be driving that same model. They even seem to like the color you chose the best! This is called the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon; or more commonly, the frequency illusion. Sorry to say, no one is impressed with your choice of transportation. After I wrote that previous blog entry, I started to see so many articles that […]

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3Sixty Insights #HRTechChat with Rachel Jordan, Vice President of HCM Product Management at Unit4

Joining me for the #HRTechChat video podcast is Rachel Jordan. At Unit4, provider of business software for human capital management and enterprise resource planning, as well as financial planning and analysis, Rachel is vice president of HCM product management. Just like several of her fellow relatively new additions to leadership at Unit4, Rachel has a strong a pedigree in the industry. Unit4 is a vendor keen on finding the best ways to align and combine HCM, ERP and FP&A. The possibilities are intriguing, and you’ll be hearing more about these from 3Sixty Insights as we stroll through the second half of 2022. Think of this episode of the podcast as an appetizer. HCM technology (including the ethos behind it) has evolved drastically over the past […]

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3Sixty Insights Monthly Recap | May 2022

Recent Research: Research Preview: Payroll, HCM, and Complexity: What Are the Big Concerns in Managing Remote, Global, or Otherwise Complex Workforces? 3Ssixty Insights Co-Founder Brent Skinner’s Research Preview launching our exploration into future-of-work changes on the horizon for the kind of human capital management handled by the likes of Neeyamo, Globalization Partners, Papaya Global, Immedis, CloudPay, and others. One of our 2022 HCM themes looks at payroll, HCM, and complexity vis-à-vis professional employer organizations, human resource outsourcers, employers of record and how they help organizations manage remote, global, or otherwise complex workforces. Analyst Insight: Strategizing for High-Volume Hiring Success This Analyst Insight by 3Ssixty Insights delves into the artificial intelligence-powered Talent Experience Management (TXM) platform by Phenom. AI technology can greatly streamline, accelerate and personalize […]

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Analyst Insight: Strategizing for High-Volume Hiring Success

What You Need to Know Many larger organizations with customer service and support roles are in the practice of hiring hundreds or even thousands of positions a year – even more for those with high-volume seasonal needs such as retail, warehouse and delivery services. Other industries also prone to high-volume hiring needs, such as healthcare and commercial air travel, are constantly fighting the competition for in-demand, highly specialized talent. But traditional hiring practices for high-volume hiring can add unnecessary steps to the application and screening processes for roles that may only have basic candidate prerequisites, while the sheer volume of applicants could clog candidate review and interview processes. In addition, a lengthy time-to-offer may mean missing out on candidates who are applying to multiple companies […]

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Just Because You Can, Does Not Mean You Should

Many have used this quote in books, movies, and even the apostle Paul in the Bible. CRISPR technology allows scientists to alter our DNA sequences and modify gene function. Think of this technology as the ability to edit genes. The practical application might be to eradicate diseases, viruses, and human defects such as Down syndrome. Wait, what? You read that right. That means that those that have Down Syndrome are “defective,” according to pro-CRISPR scientists. There is also evidence that CRISPR can eradicate Asperger’s, a condition on the autistic spectrum. If so, we would not have people like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Dan Ackroyd, to name a few. This CRISPR thing doesn’t sound that great. Well, maybe there are things that we can agree […]

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