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How Has COVID Impacted the Independent Workforce?

How Has COVID Impacted the Independent Workforce?

April 16, 2021

Look at the latest data on the independent workforce, aka the contingent workforce, with WorkTech founder George LaRocque. An already rising trend, its adoption has been accelerated by COVID like so many things.

  • About half of the US workforce is currently or has worked as an independent.
  • More people across the generational landscape are choosing independence.
  • How have businesses done managing this?

This episode's interview is with Shahar Erez, CEO of Stoke Talent. George and Shahar dig in on the trends and opportunities for today's business leaders related to this trend.

CEO Daniel Chait on Greenhouse $500 Million Mega Deal

CEO Daniel Chait on Greenhouse $500 Million Mega Deal

January 30, 2021

Greenhouse CEO Daniel Chait joins George LaRocque on WorkTech to discuss the recent $500 million mega-deal with the TPG Growth and Rise funds. Learn about:

  • The Rise fund's focus on social impact and how Greenhouse fits from a fair and equitable hiring perspective.
  • How Greenhouse navigated the challenges and difficult decisions in 2020, emerging successful and with this deal in hand.
  • What the deal means and the future holds for Greenhouse employees, customers, and the global recruiting tech market.
Leading an HR Technology Scaleup Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Leading an HR Technology Scaleup Through the COVID-19 Crisis

May 22, 2020

Larry Dunivan, CEO of Namely joins HRWins Founder George LaRocque for a revealing interview about leading an HR tech scaleup through the COVID-19 crisis. The result is an incredibly transparent conversation with Larry sharing the difficult decisions he, like CEOs and leaders around the world, have had to make. Get a unique view of how a CEO at a high-growth HR technology scale-up has navigated the challenges brought on by COVID-19 for the tech provider and its many customers. 

Do Employee Assessments Screen In or Screen Out? The Future of Assessments Tech with SHL CEO, Andy Bradshaw

Do Employee Assessments Screen In or Screen Out? The Future of Assessments Tech with SHL CEO, Andy Bradshaw

May 1, 2020

Join George LaRocque of HRWins as he looks at the current state and future of assessments with SHL's CEO, Andy Bradshaw. The two discuss SHL leaving Gartner and becoming independent again, how assessments and their role have changed, predictive analytics, the use of AI in assessments, and more.

 

Inside the Symphony Talent Acquisition of Smashfly Technologies. Conversation with Symphony CEO Roopesh Nair and Market Analysts Madeline Laurano of Aptitude Research and George LaRocque of HRWins

Inside the Symphony Talent Acquisition of Smashfly Technologies. Conversation with Symphony CEO Roopesh Nair and Market Analysts Madeline Laurano of Aptitude Research and George LaRocque of HRWins

November 11, 2019

On the morning of Monday, November 4, Symphony Talent the recruitment marketing services and technology firm formerly known as Hodes announced its acquisition of Smashfly Technologies, recruitment marketing and CRM platform for large enterprise employers. That afternoon Symphony CEO Roopesh Nair joined Madeline Laurano of Aptitude Research and George LaRocque of HRWins in the Talent Product Plays (TPP) Facebook group to discuss the deal. That conversation is now available to you here on the HR MarketWatch podcast.

Learn why Symphony Talent chose Smashfly, where there is alignment and overlap in the product offerings, what customers of both firms can expect, what we should expect in the Symphony roadmap moving forward, and more...

 

Putting Culture First While You Scale. Transparency and Customer Insights from Culture Amp

Putting Culture First While You Scale. Transparency and Customer Insights from Culture Amp

October 14, 2019

Here's one for every startup founder, co-founder, or leader. For every leader in an established business that understands that the culture they foster will impact business results more than almost anything else. In the latest HR MarketWatch FutureWork Podcast, hear from Damon Klotz the Work Culture Evangalist at Culture Amp. He came to the interview with a sense of transparency that we've come to expect from Culture Amp. He shares the challenges of scaling culture and employee engagement in a high growth setting, and he uses the experience at Culture Amp as his framework. He also brings real data from a real customer. This is 30 minutes I wish I could sneak into every business leader's day. Enjoy.

Learning About The SmartRecruiters $50 Million Series D Round with CEO Jerome Ternyck

Learning About The SmartRecruiters $50 Million Series D Round with CEO Jerome Ternyck

May 29, 2019

SmartRecruiters, a cloud based recruiting technology platform including ATS, CRM, recruitment marketing, sourcing, and more announced a $50 Million Series D round of venture capital today. Join HRWins Analyst George LaRocque as he discusses the raise with SmartRecruiters CEO Jerome Ternyck. 

Learn why they raised this funding now, what their plans are for the funding, what both investors and customers can expect for value as a result of the funding, and for the tech entrepreneurs listening - find out what pearls of wisdom Jerome would pass on to you, having taken one company to exit, and now SmartRecruiters through Series D.  

Digging Into the Montage and Shaker International Merger

Digging Into the Montage and Shaker International Merger

May 21, 2019

Montage, known for its digitized on demand and live interviews, automated scheduling, and integrated assessments and Shaker International, known for its "virtual job tryouts" and assessment science have announced a merger. Both vendors are known for working with large employers at scale, embedding innovative technologies like AI, machine learning, automation, and predictive data science into hiring. This deal looks like one that can have a big impact on the "post-apply" part of the recruiting tech stack. Join HRWins Principal Analyst George LaRocque along with Montage CEO Kurt Heikkinen and Shaker International CEO Brian Stern, as they discuss this deal, and the future of the new Montage/Shaker entity and the future of recruiting in the large enterprise.

Looking At the Next Step for AI in Recruiting

Looking At the Next Step for AI in Recruiting

March 7, 2019

HRWins Principal Analyst and Founder George LaRocque looks at how AI and automation are being leveraged today and where this tech is quickly headed. HRWins looked at other tech segments that are adopting AI-driven platforms of engagement and relates key capabilities back to recruiting. Success won't be found in "boxing out" the recruiter from the process, but more likely enabling both candidates and recruiters with "conversational platforms. Meet CEO and founder of TalkPush, Max Armbruster, one of the innovators in recruiting AI, developer of a conversational platform including messaging and CRM.

 
Leveraging AI in Candidate Selection

Leveraging AI in Candidate Selection

February 21, 2019

HRWins Principal Analyst and Founder George LaRocque looks at one of the most significant opportunities for disruption in HR technology today: reinventing assessments and selection to make hiring both more inclusive and more effective. Join George as he explores this topic and catches up with Omer Molad Founder and CEO of Vervoe, an intelligent hiring platform that uncovers hidden talent through real-world tests, tasks, and tools designed by leading industry experts. Vervoe replaces face-to-face interviews with Talent Trials, leveraging AI to identify the best hires.

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