LinkedIn buys California-based SaaS learning platform

LinkedIn’s vision is to create a skills-first approach to hiring and learning LinkedIn announced that it acquired EduBrite, a Fremont, California-based SaaS learning platform focused on creating, hosting and deploying professional certificates. Several members of the EduBrite team, including CEO Ajay Upadhyaya and co-founder Manish Gupta, will join LinkedIn when the transaction closes. According to

SAP announces new training initiative

The programme provides a full-time curriculum to train participants in a bid to stave off skills gaps  SAP SE announced the launch of its Partner Talent Initiative. The initiative aims to identify and train new and existing talent in the SAP Partner Ecosystem in order to support increasing demand within the IT channel for skilled certified professionals. Participants who complete

New jobs website aims to create more jobs in sustainable industries

Jobs board focuses on roles at companies that ‘do good’ Last week member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) agreed on new plans to create more jobs in sustainable industries. The new jobs website, Jobs For Good,  is aimed at people who want to find jobs in sustainability industries where they

Work-life balance trumps pay, new research reveals

Two-thirds of workers think work-life balance is more valuable than pay Despite increasing inflation and the UK’s cost-of-living crisis, a new survey suggests that employees value work-life balance more than pay. The survey by HR and payroll software provider CIPHR polled over 1,000 UK workers about the most important job aspects. The results revealed that

63% of workers check emails out of work hours

Half of workers spend time on video calls now than a year ago According to Asana’s 2022 Anatomy of Work Report, workers in the US are overwhelmed by their notifications with almost two-thirds (63%) of US workers continuously checking their emails outside of work hours — the highest percentage across the board in the international

Hiring delays hamper business performance

Delays due to difficulties in finding quality candidates According to 58% of HR managers, delays in hiring are negatively affecting business performance. In Talent Work’s survey of 400 HR leaders, it was found that recruitment is taking double the time to hire talent when compared to 2019. Twenty-one percent of respondents agree that it is

Allegis Global Solutions Launches Universal Workforce Model with new book

A framework that solves talent access challenges with an outcome-first approach Allegis Global Solutions (AGS), a provider of global workforce solutions, announced the publication of a new book for business, human resources (HR) and procurement leaders that takes them on a journey to harmonised workforce strategy and management. “The Universal Workforce Model™: An Outcome-First Guide to Getting Work Done” talks about the

Tech and talent business changes name

Company plans double headcount in five years Harvey Nash Group has announced that they are being renamed Nash Squared, signalling their intention to grow rapidly over the next five years. The technology and talent company plans to more than double its global headcount from 2,500 to 6,000 by 2027. The group, which currently incorporates six

Employers missing valuable opportunities to improve EX

Paid sick leave tops the list HR and payroll software provider CIPHR recently polled 1001 people about which benefits, perks, and incentives are the most important for employees. According to the new research, 67% of employees said that paid sick leave matters most to them. Next on the list were flexible working hours at 57%

Randstad to acquire Side in France

Side has 300,000 active candidates Randstad NV has announced that Randstad France will acquire Side, a leading end-to-end digital staffing platform in the region. It’s said that the acquisition strengthens Randstad’s offering and market position through increased digital presence and capabilities. Side was founded in 2016b and are specialists in online recruitment that offers digital