The recruitment technology world is in full swing. In this column, we list the most important news of the month, as well as the most popular posts, must-reads and upcoming events. This way, you will have a complete overview of the news of January in one go!
Tech News, acquisitions, investments & partnerships
2021 started with big news in January: HR solutions company Emply joined Paychex/Lessor Group. The company is a fast growth full-suite HR SaaS provider, that includes solutions for HR management, recruiting, onboarding, and learning management. Both Lessor and Emply are headquartered in Denmark and will remain in their current locations after the acquisition. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
The Spanish football club Real Sociedad and the Amsterdam-based sports-tech company BrainsFirst started working together in january. The partners have a common goal: making the process of talent identification & evaluation more data-driven and scalable. In these times in particular, remote testing is of great value. By combining gamification and neuroscience technology, BrainsFirst offers an online validated assessment game platform.
A survey of 500 HR managers conducted by HR.com in the Q4 of 2020 reveals what adjustments recruitment specialists had to make due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and also reveals what the most popular high volume recruitment tactics and assessment tools were in 2020. Covid-19 prompted many recruitment specialists to quickly adapt their talent recruitment processes, priorities and technologies to the new realities. Many of the responses were limited to organizations that are or have been engaged in high-volume recruitment.
Most popular articles of January
These were the most popular posts on recruitment technology of the month of January, covering a wide range of topics:
- Bolier talks Tech with Felix Wetzel: From autonomous driving to autonomous recruiting – are you serious?:
In Bolier Talks Tech recruitment expert and host René Bolier and a guest share insights, tips and tricks on various topics regarding recruitment and tech. The topic of this fourth episode is autonomous recruiting.
- Minggo launches the very first prebuilt apps for recruitment
Minggo, the platform with which you can build recruitment apps without code, announces the first marketplace with prebuilt apps for recruitment. With the prebuilt apps, recruitment companies can set up personalized apps for their clients and candidates much faster via templates.
- These are the top 7 favorite sourcing tools for 2021
The life of sourcers is made a lot easier with all the tools that are available. WizardSourcer made a list of the most popular sourcing tools among their community.
We’ll list some more interesting must-reads from January for you:
How can we integrate a human approach into the recruitment process? This is an important part in attracting candidates, so the recruitment process shouldn’t be too ‘robotic’. In this article you can find four things to keep in mind.
Researchers have developed a new way for using algorithms, which can help recruiters draw talent from a more diverse pool of applicants.
It’s important to keep learning about the dynamic world of recruitment. That’s why we’ve put together a list of four tech books you as a recruiter should definitely read.