TALENT ACQUISITION, RECRUITMENT & RETENTION
Climb Credit | March 10, 2023
FinTech firm, Climb Credit, introduced yesterday the ClimbTalent platform to increase access to career training. The platform links job-ready talent with diverse educational and career backgrounds. Employers, staffing agencies, and recruiters seeking new hires can connect with upskiller and career-switcher community members.
With the ClimbTalent platform, Climb Credit is utilizing its extensive experience and data acquired from over 8 years in the career training industry to facilitate the swift and assured hiring of candidates with non-traditional technical backgrounds by employers. Climb is teaming up with firms seeking to fill vacancies in fields such as software engineering, data science, cybersecurity, and other technical roles and linking them to their pre-screened pool of over 100,000 proficient members from more than 200 school alumni communities.
Employers increasingly recognize the value of non-degree career-focused credentials and look at skills rather than degrees when hiring. Focus on skillsets provide access to a diverse pool of skilled candidates, with 60% of the US workforce lacking a college degree. However, career-switcher alumni from such programs still face obstacles in finding jobs, including evaluation of education providers and skills mapping. These challenges often result in employers relying on traditional degree requirements, which filter out qualified skill-trained candidates.
The platform aims to assist businesses in overcoming obstacles to recruitment and concentrate on the necessary job-related abilities. It provides job-ready resources to proficient candidates, such as resume guidance, mentoring, and technical interview support. These tools help graduates communicate their skill sets more effectively and demonstrate how they can translate into different job roles.
Casey Powers, CEO of Climb Credit, said, "Over the years, we've been able to witness the positive impact that skill-based education can have on people." She further added, "After years of pursuing our mission to increase access to career-advancing education, we're ready for the next step, to help their graduates enter careers and fill workforce gaps with strong, capable employees."
(Source – CISION PR Newswire)
About Climb Credit
Climb Credit is a student lending platform that offers greater accessibility, affordability, and accountability for career advancement and transformation. Its objective is to empower individuals to reach their career goals, regardless of their credit history. Climb Credit accomplishes this by selecting schools and programs with a proven track record of increasing graduates' earning potential. It then offers financing alternatives designed to match the unique requirements of those pursuing professional growth and higher salaries. Climb Credit collaborates with schools that teach a broad range of subjects, including cybersecurity, pilot training, data science, heavy machine operation, culinary arts, and coding.
HR PRACTICE, RECRUITMENT & RETENTION
Avionte Staffing Software | March 15, 2023
Avionté, a pioneer in enterprise staffing, hiring, and talent enablement software, recently introduced Avionté 24/7 ONBOARDING. It is a comprehensive, mobile-enabled onboarding solution that enables talent to perform all onboarding tasks through their smartphone while delivering real-time updates to recruiters via the AviontéBold staffing platform.
Using the Avionté 24/7 Mobile app, talent can audit forms, attach proof of identification and credentials, and electronically sign all required documents. In addition, all records are automatically populated with the talent's personal information, creating a streamlined user experience.
Avionté's mobile onboarding solution streamlines workflows between talent and recruiters. With AviontéBOLD ATS capabilities, recruiters can:
Enable custom onboarding workflows for each employer and job assignment
Preconfigure onboarding workflows for repetitive use at scale
Get real-time updates on talent and task completion
Automate workflows using a selectable task menu that includes E-Verify, tax documents, and other forms needing employee signatures
Set automated reminders and notifications for talent
Separate workflow stages to support digital and traditional talent markets
Talent receives a smartphone notification when an onboarding workflow begins and can complete all tasks on their phone. The flexible 24/7 ONBOARDING lets talent save incomplete workflows and finish later, and they can also use the BOLD portal to complete onboarding tasks, with recruiters helping as needed.
About Avionte Staffing Software
Avionté is a leader in the enterprise staffing and recruiting software solutions market. Focusing on innovation, it offers a robust platform for light industrial, IT, clerical, healthcare, and professional staffing firms to maximize profits and productivity. Based in Bloomington, Minnesota, the company has around 25,000 users and 1,000 customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. In addition, its division WorkN is the premier candidate experience technology provider to the staffing industry, providing a mobile talent enablement app, combined with its powerful billing, ATS, and payroll solutions, to help firms scale their businesses.
HR ANALYTICS, TALENT MANAGEMENT
SkillGigs.com | March 14, 2023
On March 13, 2023, SkillGigs, Inc., an ecommerce talent marketplace connecting skilled healthcare and technology professionals with AI-matched job opportunities, introduced a new platform experience for its users. The redesigned platform will provide job seekers and businesses with a more intuitive and user-friendly direct sourcing application.
Employers and candidates can now efficiently create listings and screen through matches, as well as effectively negotiate compensation throughout the interview process with the platform's bidding functionality. In addition, the platform's interview scheduling, critical credentialing management, and onboarding functions have been enhanced.
SkillGigs is a ‘job matchmaker’ committed to empowering candidates and bringing top employers and talent together. Job seekers with SkillGigs profiles use the company's proprietary AI-powered 3D Resume tool to present themselves to prospective employers and match their skills suitably.
The platform exemplifies the power of direct sourcing and the benefits of avoiding traditional third-party recruiters for employers. Employers who leverage SkillGigs have access to a thoroughly vetted, continuously updated talent pool and receive AI-matched candidate profiles. Employers can message and offer compensation bids directly to candidates after matching, resulting in significantly higher response rates—over 60% on average, compared to 2-5% on other platforms. When the candidate indicates ‘interested,’ the interview process can commence. All credential management, interview scheduling, and billing can be managed via the platform, resulting in a more efficient and transparent hiring and onboarding procedure.
New features after the upgrade include a unified user journey within the platform, advanced search options for positions and skills, an enhanced user interface with more sign-in options, ratings and reviews, better messaging and an applicant tracking system (ATS) for employers.
SkillGigs, Inc. is an AI-powered ecommerce talent marketplace connecting healthcare and technology job seekers with direct-to-employer opportunities. Founded in 2017, the company aims to streamline the hiring process by providing a direct connection between employers and job seekers. The platform's AI matching system matches job seekers with job openings that fit their skills and preferences, allowing for more productive and transparent negotiations. In addition, its technology-driven approach empowers job seekers and employers alike, leading to better retention rates and more earning potential for both parties.