Curated Intel from the Talent Tech Industry
October 9-15, 2023:
• Enabling a multifaceted strategy: Appcast intros omni-channel recruitment marketing solution;
• Offering help to the often overloaded: iCIMS unveils generative AI assistant for recruiting teams;
• Advancing to the front of the market: Frontline worker first platform Harri raises $43M Series B;
• Helping recruiters write better job postings: Stepstone adds AI-enhanced job ad creation tool;
• Introducing a site for the times: Kelly launches recruitment platform for automation & AI talent.
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Appcast Launches AppcastOne, the Industry's First Omni-Channel Solution for Recruitment Marketing
Appcast, the award winning, global leader in programmatic job advertising technology, today announced the launch of AppcastOne, a solution that transforms candidate acquisition by harnessing the power of programmatic, search, social and traditional media into a single enterprise offering. "Hiring and recruitment marketing are becoming increasingly complex, and the tight labor market compounds the challenges our clients face when it comes to attracting top talent," said Chris Forman, founder and CEO of Appcast. "AppcastOne significantly expands the recruitment marketing capabilities, data and tools available to our clients, simplifying the intricacies of recruitment marketing and enabling them to evolve with a rapidly changing talent acquisition landscape. More than a technology platform, AppcastOne features world-class partnership from an outstanding delivery team as well as integrated reporting and insights providing a holistic view into performance."
iCIMS Further Innovates on its Trusted, Purpose-Built Artificial Intelligence Offerings with Vision for New Generative AI Recruiting Assistant
iCIMS, a leading provider of talent acquisition technology, is unveiling iCIMS Copilot, its new generative AI-powered recruiting assistant, today. iCIMS Copilot will deliver experiences and insights across the talent acquisition lifecycle to improve efficiency and transform how organizations build and grow their teams with better decision-making. iCIMS Copilot intends to help talent acquisition teams accelerate hiring velocity, reduce the cost of hiring and build a competitive hiring edge to boost business outcomes. iCIMS customers already rely on its natively embedded AI throughout the iCIMS Talent Cloud for intelligent candidate and job matching, AI-powered chat, skills matching and more. The new capabilities, coming in 2024, demonstrate the company’s innovative approach to elevating the recruiting experience through the power of generative AI.
Global HR Technology Leader Harri Raises $43M in Growth Equity Capital
Harri, the revolutionary Frontline Employee Experience platform provider, today announced details of its latest funding, which included the close of its Series B. The growth equity round was led by New York-based Atalaya Capital Management, with additional participation from existing investor Golub Growth, an affiliate of market-leading direct lender Golub Capital, and prominent undisclosed strategic investors. Harri will use the $43M in growth equity financing to deliver continued innovation, accelerate growth, and scale in response to market demand. According to researchers at Gartner, there are approximately 2.7 billion frontline workers worldwide, more than double the number of desk-based workers. Frontline workers rely on mobile-first applications, which is why Harri’s Frontline Employee Experience platform, the only end-to-end solution built natively for the needs of frontline employees and managers, has garnered such significant momentum in the hospitality sector. Harri’s frontline worker-first platform addresses the unique human capital management needs across the entire employee lifecycle from talent acquisition through modern workforce management and talent development.
Stepstone: Create Job Ads in Seconds with Our AI-Enhanced Job Ad Creation Tool!
We've just launched a new AI-driven tool specifically designed to guide recruiters through the entire ad creation process. Some highlights: 𝗜𝗻-𝗱𝗲𝗽𝘁𝗵 𝗠𝗮𝗶𝗻 𝗦𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 (𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗶𝗹𝗲, 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗧𝗮𝘀𝗸𝘀, 𝗪𝗲 𝗢𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿), Leveraging an in-house trained LLM on approximately 20 million real job ads (!); Customized output informed by pre-selected experience levels, skills, tasks, and benefits; Each item comes with six alternative phrases for easy selection; Adapt the formality of language: choose from formal, neutral, or informal to suit your company’s voice. 𝗠𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝗦𝗸𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗮𝘀𝗸𝘀, Accurately generates skill and task predictions, aligning with the job title for ~94% of job descriptions utilized on our platforms over the past 3 years; Decide whether skills are optional or mandatory to influence the generated sentences; Skill and task predictions expedite ad creation and assist customers in establishing criteria. 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝘁𝗚𝗣𝗧-𝗽𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗱 '𝗔𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗨𝘀' 𝗦𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀, Generate detailed and personalized 'about us' sections for job ads utilizing ChatGPT, Combining The Stepstone Group's proprietary data and intelligent prompt engineering to deliver a singularly magical solution. We have granted access for first customers and feedback so far is overwhelming! Will now generate learnings and further improve - stay tuned…!
Kelly Launches Recruitment Platform for AI and Automation Talent
Employers across industries are ramping up their investments in artificial intelligence (AI) and automation, but they are struggling to find talent that can develop, implement, and manage these technologies. Kelly is addressing this challenge with the launch of Kelly Arc, a new online recruitment platform that connects clients with job seekers who specialize in AI-powered automation, the company announced today. "Enterprise automation is revolutionizing the way companies operate and is pivotal to business growth, but a shortage of AI and automation talent is slowing progress. Kelly Arc is closing that gap by connecting top talent, such as developers, analysts, and project managers, with pioneering jobs," said Hugo Malan, president of Kelly Science, Engineering, Technology & Telecom. "This new online marketplace combines AI matching technology with our personalized service to create a frictionless recruiting experience for companies and talent."
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If you’re looking to give your business The Big Mo – momentum in the market, attend TAtech Europe & The World Job Board Forum. Don’t miss the premier B2B conference for job boards and talent tech companies in the EMEA region! Coming up in London on December 4-6, it is the only event that’s specifically designed for company CEOs, their direct reports and rising stars and totally focused on advancing the bottom-line growth of their enterprises. Whether your company is a niche or general job board, aggregator, talent marketplace, online classifieds business, programmatic platform, chatbot, conversational AI solution, ATS, recruitment marketing solution, CRM platform, interviewing or assessment system or talent technology consultancy, this event will supercharge your sales and your profits. So, register today and accelerate the success your company achieves, today, tomorrow and into the future!