This week: New Zenefits CEO and Apps for compliance and document management, Slack to Take On Microsoft With New “Slack Grid,” Workday Records Contract With Amazon, Ultimate Software Group Revenue, Paycom forecasts positive, Growth and executive additions help Glint, Facebook announces paid family sick leave and new bereavement benefits, and Philadelphia passes country’s first wage discrimination law.
Dawn is the VP of People for Daxko, a leading software provider for member-based organizations nation-wide. Daxko’s culture was recognized in Fortune Magazine as one of the “50 Best Small and Medium Workplaces” in the US. Dawn is a national speaker, a writer for FistfulOfTalent.com, and hosts the talent management video series “No Scrubs.” Dawn also contributes to Alex.com, TalentAdvisor.com, and SHRM conference blogs.
Gerry Crispin is a lifelong student of recruiting and his career in Human Resources spans more than 40 years. Gerry facilitates peer-to-peer, competitive practice conversations with TA leaders from some of the world’s largest and most innovative corporations. Gerry has co-authored eight books on the evolution of staffing and has written 100s of articles and whitepapers.
This week: HCM launches Labor Force Analytics Tool, China Oceanwide Consortium buying IDG, ADP Job Estimates & ADP Revenue #’s, Move Guides commitment to Refugee Crisis, and SmartRecruiter Acquisition.
Veteran high tech market analyst Dr. Katherine Jones is a partner at Mercer, where she leads a charter to develop thought leadership on all areas of human capital management and the technologies that support it. Her Masters and Doctorate degrees are from Cornell University.
Craig Fisher leads employer branding at CA Technologies. His digital branding methods have been adopted as best practices by companies like Linkedin, Zappos, YUM! Brands, and Hootsuite. Craig created the first Twitter chat for recruiters, and partnered in the first Linkedin certified training company in North America. He’s been detailed in the Wall Street Journal, Mashable, NBC News, NPR, and The Huffington Post.
This week: PlanSource Acquires Next Generation Enrollment, Mobile Apps Provider, EmployeeChannel Raises $5M, Oracle’s Important Little Acquisition, Expedia co-founder Ajai Sehgal joins talent management startup, The Chemistry Group, China Oceanwide Consortium Nearing Deal to Buy International Data Group, These Cities Are at the Forefront of the Fight for a Fair Workweek, and Facebook, Google look to combat fake news.
Jeff Hunter is the co-founder and manager of Talentism, a strategy consultancy that unleashes the productive potential of people. Jeff has been obsessed with reducing the waste of human economic potential for over 35 years. He believes that businesses are simply people and the things people produce, and he has spent his career trying to figure out why more people don’t find their best selves through their work.
Will Staney is the founder of Proactive Talent Strategies and the former head of global talent acquisition at Twilio and Glassdoor. During his career as a recruiting leader, he developed a passion for building what he calls, “modern recruiting machines.” In his free time, he enjoys riding his motorcycle, trying out the newest gadgets, and spending time with his wife and two kids.
This week: Is Workday’s Wal-Mart Deal a Game Changer?, ADP Acquires The Marcus Buckingham Company to Expand Talent Portfolio, HR Consultants for Hire: ADP Now Offers Professional Services for Midsized Businesses, Microsoft is developing its own human capital management apps, and 21st Century Cures Act gives brokers huge edge in HR tech war.