Affinix, PeopleScout’s proprietary talent acquisition technology, has been named a silver winner for best advance in predictive analytics and best advance in AI for business impact at the 2021 Brandon Hall Group’s Human Capital Management (HCM) Excellence Awards program.
‘A consumer-like candidate experience’
Affinix Talent Technology was originally launched by PeopleScout in 2017 to deliver speed and scalability to its clients in the Americas and Asia Pacific. Affinix was built to help clients connect with the best talent faster through a better candidate experience. That experience was built to mimic the simplicity and usability of the best consumer websites.
Armed with an applicant conversation rate that increased from 30% to 80% on average and its AI software identifying an average of 43 more candidates per requisition — Affinix moved across the pond to Europe in 2019. There it has had continued success, growing its client database to more than 70 countries and opening up headquarters in several European and American cities.
Running out of trophy room
Over the course of the last few years, PeopleScout has had to buy its fair share of a trophy cases for its talent acquisition technology Affinix. During the 2021 HR Tech Awards, Affinix was named a winner for best analytics, measurement and business impact solution. In 2020, Affinix won gold for best advance in TA technology in Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Awards program, one of the most prestigious and sought-after awards.
Now, Affinix has been awarded yet another prize in Brandon Hall’s HCM Excellence Awards Program. The TA software was named a silver winner for best advance in predictive analytics and best advance in AI for business impact. Led by its tech-centric leader Brennan Lacey, PeopleScout looks set to pounce on every opportunity they get with regards to the demand for RPO, MSP, and other blended solutions that grew over the course of 2020 and 2021.
A shift to virtual
“In 2020, we helped clients quickly shift to virtual recruiting models with Affinix”, said PeopleScout president Brennan Lacey in an official press release. “In 2021, we have made it a priority to enhance Affinix Analytics and its AI capabilities to reduce implementation time for new customers, provide new data-drive insights related to DE&I and improve sourcing and matching results.”
The company expects Affinix to continue to evolve over the course of the coming years, releasing new functionalities on a quarterly basis. “Key thematic areas of focus will include expanding actionable insights, digital transformation using emerging technology, diversity and inclusion enhancements, and reskilling and upskilling talent”, the company adds in its press statement.