Human resource management

Remote Announces Partnership with Greenhouse Software

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Remote , the HR technology platform for global payroll, tax, benefits, and compliance, today announced its partnership and platform integration with Greenhouse , the hiring software company.

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  • Remote , the HR technology platform for global payroll, tax, benefits, and compliance, today announced its partnership and platform integration with Greenhouse , the hiring software company.
  • Through the partnership, mutual customers will have access to the Remote all-in-one platform that helps streamline and enhance the global hiring experience.
  • Remote chose Greenhouse for their first integration because of their large customer network, strong leadership position in the industry, and easy API implementation.
  • "Greenhouse Hiring Maturity", Talent Makers, and the G Logo are trademarks of Greenhouse Software, Inc.
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Employers Struggling to Find the Skills to Accelerate Agility

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

Firms are searching for new team members with the skills to help them accelerate agility and meet the challenges of a changing world.

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  • Firms are searching for new team members with the skills to help them accelerate agility and meet the challenges of a changing world.
  • But they are struggling to find recruits with the right skills to fill job vacancies.
  • The new Questionmark report, Skills, Culture, Vocation: Finding the Right Recruits encourages employers to improve their recruitment decisions by:
    Checking the skills of job candidates assessments give real information about a candidates current skills base.
  • John Kleeman, Founder of Questionmark, said: To accelerate their agility and thrive in a changing business environment, employers are seeking more skills than ever before.

New Report: Inequities Caused by Remote Work, How Employers Can Compensate, and Hybrid Work Trends

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

With the surging trend of hybrid workforces, who work both at home and in the office, employers are learning the need to redefine company culture, find new methods of engaging and retaining employees, and be alert to the potential inequities exacerbated by hybrid or remote work.

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  • With the surging trend of hybrid workforces, who work both at home and in the office, employers are learning the need to redefine company culture, find new methods of engaging and retaining employees, and be alert to the potential inequities exacerbated by hybrid or remote work.
  • Examination of the inequities caused by remote work: Communication, networking, onboarding, stewarding culture, and collaboration not only shifted with remote work but were impacted by race, gender, and family status.
  • Core elements required to enable the success of your hybrid workforce: Approach the future of work with the lessons of fully remote work at the forefront of your planning.
  • "This report provides employers with curated research and sound recommendations to aid employers in redefining what the future of work looks like for their company.

GPA and Immedis Global Payroll Survey Reveals 71% of Organizations Rely on Excel for Payroll Processing and Data Analysis

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

Immedis , the leader in consolidated global payroll solutions, today announced the results of the 2021 Global Payroll Survey conducted in partnership with the Global Payroll Association (GPA).

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  • Immedis , the leader in consolidated global payroll solutions, today announced the results of the 2021 Global Payroll Survey conducted in partnership with the Global Payroll Association (GPA).
  • A key finding of the survey revealed that manual processes are still prevalent in the global payroll operations of many organizations, with 71% percent surveyed saying they frequently use Excel within payroll processing and data analysis.
  • Another key finding demonstrates the complexity many organizations face with 44% reporting they use anywhere between 5 to 101 vendors to manage global payroll operations.
  • The survey covers four key focus areas: Global Payroll Operations & Vendor Relations, Technology, Payroll Data Access and the Employee Experience.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce to Headline Open Skills Network’s Inaugural Skills Summit

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 4:57pm

Salt Lake City, Utah, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Highlighting theurgent need toclose Americas skills gap and equip the workforce of the future, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo will headline the inaugural 2021 Skills Summit of the Open Skills Network (OSN) on July 28 and 29.

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  • Salt Lake City, Utah, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Highlighting theurgent need toclose Americas skills gap and equip the workforce of the future, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo will headline the inaugural 2021 Skills Summit of the Open Skills Network (OSN) on July 28 and 29.
  • As an exampleof how the OSN is working tomake skills the common language of learning and work, one of thesummitssessions will feature a demonstration of the first iteration of WGUs Open Skills Management Tool.
  • Established in 2020, the Open Skills Network is a group ofmore than 530employers, educational organizations, and technology providers dedicated to accelerating the adoption of skills-based education and hiring by establishing a network of open skills libraries and skills data.
  • Skills-based education and hiring can advance equity, efficiency, and efficacy in job searching and hiring practices.Learn more at openskillsnetwork.org .

RAFAEL (RFL) INVESTIGATION NOTICE - Andrews & Springer LLC Is Seeking More Cash for Shareholders of Rafael Holdings, Inc.

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:01pm

The two parties have announced that they reached an agreement in principle pursuant to which Rafael Pharmaceuticals will merge with Rafael Holdings through the issuance of Class B shares.

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  • The two parties have announced that they reached an agreement in principle pursuant to which Rafael Pharmaceuticals will merge with Rafael Holdings through the issuance of Class B shares.
  • Under the terms of the agreement, Rafael Pharmaceuticals shareholders will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 0.1245 Class B shares of Rafael Holdings for each share of Rafael Pharmaceuticals owned.
  • Upon completion of the merger, Rafael Pharmaceuticals will own approximately 48% of the combined company.
  • Andrews &Springersinvestigation so far has revealed that Rafael Holdings existing Class B shareholders will be unfairly diluted as a result of the merger.

Upwork Recognized as Market Leader in Ardent Partners 2021 Digital Staffing Marketplaces Technology Advisor Report

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 5:46pm

Upwork (NASDAQ: UPWK), the worlds work marketplace that connects businesses with independent talent, today announced that the company has been selected as a Market Leader in the 2021 Digital Staffing Marketplaces Technology Advisor report from notable contingent workforce management, talent management, and staffing analyst firm Ardent Partners.

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  • Upwork (NASDAQ: UPWK), the worlds work marketplace that connects businesses with independent talent, today announced that the company has been selected as a Market Leader in the 2021 Digital Staffing Marketplaces Technology Advisor report from notable contingent workforce management, talent management, and staffing analyst firm Ardent Partners.
  • According to the report: Utilization of digital and on-demand staffing technology solutions has increased more than 700 percent since 2015.
  • The Digital Staffing Marketplaces Technology Advisor report is designed to help procurement, HR, human capital and talent acquisition executives navigate the digital recruitment and talent marketplace landscape, and this year evaluated 12 digital staffing marketplaces against both solution strength and provider strength criteria.
  • To learn more and to read the full Ardent Partners 2021 Digital Staffing Marketplaces Technology Advisor report, visit: https://www.upwork.com/mc/documents/Ardent-Partners2021-Digital-Staffing... .

Datasite Announces Acquisition of Toronto-based Firmex

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:30pm

Datasite, a leading SaaS-based technology provider for global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) professionals, today announced the strategic acquisition of Firmex, a leading virtual data room and subscription file-sharing provider based in Toronto, Canada.

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  • Datasite, a leading SaaS-based technology provider for global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) professionals, today announced the strategic acquisition of Firmex, a leading virtual data room and subscription file-sharing provider based in Toronto, Canada.
  • Datasite is focused on providing global dealmakers with innovative technology that helps them accelerate and improve outcomes across the entire deal lifecycle, said Rusty Wiley, Chief Executive Officer of Datasite.
  • The acquisition of Firmex supports our aggressive growth strategy into new markets, including supporting a wider range of use cases.
  • We are extremely pleased with this strategic acquisition, which we believe will allow Firmex to fully maximize the potential of its unique market position, and drive value for Datasite, said Lisa Melchior, Founder and Managing Partner at Vertu Capital.

Grants Will Help Develop Recruiting and Retention Programs to Strengthen the Workforce

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 5:00pm

To help address critical behavioral health workforce shortages, Beacon Health Options is granting nearly $1.5 million to essential community providers in the Southwest and North Central regions.

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  • To help address critical behavioral health workforce shortages, Beacon Health Options is granting nearly $1.5 million to essential community providers in the Southwest and North Central regions.
  • Beacon is keenly aware of the significant behavioral health workforce shortage across Washington State and the shortages impact on ensuring delivery of key services within our communities.
  • Crisis services and programs that serve people with high-acuity conditions, especially in rural areas, can be particularly difficult to retain and recruit experienced staff.
  • Supporting providers in their workforce recruitment and retention goals is an essential part of Beacons role as the local behavioral health crisis administrator, said Leah Becknell, Beacons Regional Director.

Forbes "Top Employer" Help at Home to Hold Career Fair

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 10:00pm

Help at Home offers a career path that enables employees to grow and advance within the company, especially individuals interested in the health care field.

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  • Help at Home offers a career path that enables employees to grow and advance within the company, especially individuals interested in the health care field.
  • They have a variety of positions available, including caregivers, staffing supervisors, schedulers, training coordinators, program managers, personnel specialists, etc.
  • For questions about Help at Home, available career opportunities or any other information related to the career fair, contact Will Larkin at 312-704-0357 or Wlarkin@helpathome.com .
  • For more about Help at Home and its services, visit helpathome.com.