AOTMP | October 13, 2021
AOTMP® is a membership organization whose mission includes bringing telecom, mobility & IT management professionals together to help advance the industry while contributing more value and impact to their respective organizations. To align to that mission, AOTMP® is excited to introduce its Professional Development and Personal Branding program.
In partnership with Branding 4 Success (Indianapolis, IN), the new AOTMP® program will focus on elevating personal brands, developing teams, and building careers with the ultimate goal of advancing the industry.
Personal branding, simply put, helps you or your team:
Articulate your value and stand out with confidence
Gain visibility and recognition for your expertise
Build influence and authority in your industry
Elevate your credibility
Differentiate yourself from the competition
Increase your circle of influence and network
Make a greater impact
The AOTMP® program will be led by Yolanda M. Smith, MBA, CPBA. As Chief Brandthrupist at Branding 4 Success, Yolanda is a people growth leader, author, and success coach with expertise in personal branding and storytelling. She is a certified brand analyst, coaching corporate professionals and teams to develop and master a powerful brand to achieve visibility and success through career advancement and business growth.
To advance the industry, we need to start by branding and articulating the value created by individuals and teams to gain recognition for their expertise. When we create more value, we bring more recognition and importance to the contributions we make in keeping everyone connected. And it's not just about staying connected. It's about leveraging telecom, mobility & IT as an asset to drive business results
- Tim Lybrook, AOTMP® CEO
AOTMP®, the Association of Telecom, Mobility, and IT Management Professionals, is a membership organization dedicated to serving the more than 10 million professionals around the globe who support the $4.3 trillion dollar industry. The association's mission is to bring these professionals together to help advance the industry while contributing more value and impact to their respective organizations. AOTMP® supports the industry and its professionals with memberships, training and certifications, events, industry publications, industry standards and professional development to optimize individual and business performance.
Vacancy Filler | October 12, 2021
Acendre, a leading provider of highly secure talent management software, today announced the acquisition of Vacancy Filler, a provider of modern applicant tracking and onboarding software. Through this acquisition, Acendre accelerates its innovation trajectory with an infusion of talent and cutting-edge features including advanced workflows, automated onboarding, video interviewing, and resume parsing that will help customers accelerate their hiring and offer a best-in-class candidate experience in today's dynamic and highly competitive labor market. Existing Vacancy Filler customers will benefit from Acendre's best-in-class analytics and learning management solutions in addition to the combined company's global support and development resources.
Vacancy Filler provides innovative recruiting and onboarding software to customers in the education, government and healthcare sectors, among others. Vacancy Filler's software helps its customers source talent through tight integrations with leading job sites, efficiently manage candidates through the recruiting process using advanced process automation features and seamlessly onboard new employees to the organization.
The world of work is rapidly changing. The more flexible we are as an organization in sourcing talent, the nimbler and faster we can innovate,The same is true for customers. Throughout this process, we have been impressed with the best-in-class approach Vacancy Filler has in supporting their customers. We look forward to collaborating with the talented Vacancy Filler team as we bring them into our global Acendre family and accelerate our collective work.
- Otto Berkes, Chief Executive Officer of Acendre.
Alex Khakbiz, CEO, and Founder at Vacancy Filler notes "at Vacancy Filler we take great pride in building and maintaining customer relationships. For us, any opportunity to grow had to present meaningful value for our existing customers. We are delighted to begin the next chapter of our company's journey with Acendre, which will enable us to accelerate innovation, further improve our services, and showcase our Loughborough, UK-born technology offerings on a global scale."
The acquisition of Vacancy Filler marks Acendre's second acquisition since Strattam Capital's majority investment in 2018 to enable Acendre to accelerate growth. Acendre acquired ICS Learning, the industry's leading eLearning solution provider, in May 2019. Foresight Group, a leading UK private equity investor, will exit Vacancy Filler as part of the transaction.
Acendre is a leading provider of highly secure cloud-based talent management software that empowers organizations to enhance their workforces. The company's innovative solutions provide data and insight that address the unique needs of organizations in regulated industries that require a high level of configurability to manage complex workflows and interoperability challenges. Acendre serves both public and private sectors, including government, education, healthcare, utilities, and mining.
About Vacancy Filler
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in the UK, Vacancy Filler is a leading Applicant Tracking System with over 4 million users worldwide. Built with best of breed technology, the intuitive cloud-based solution helps organizations build teams faster and more efficiently with a digital end-to-end recruitment journey. Flexible and easy-to-use, Vacancy Filler reduces the need to perform admin tasks, provides real time insights and integrates seamlessly with third party software, allowing customers to experience significant time whilst making more informed decisions around their recruiting strategy.
About Strattam Capital
Strattam Capital invests in founder-led independent B2B software and technology companies across North America. They believe in aligning with founders and CEOs before signing, via their Five-Point Plan process to allow execution with purpose, excitement, and efficiency. Headquartered in Austin, TX, they connect companies with the people, process, and scale needed to reach their potential.
Circa | October 11, 2021
Circa is pleased to announce the launch of a new product, DEI Strategy, Analytics, and Engagement, powered by OurOffice. The SaaS-based solution is a cost-effective and efficient way to enhance workplace culture with a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) plan, powerful analytics, and a safe environment for employee voices. DEI Strategy, Analytics, and Engagement focuses on transforming workplace culture while driving business results through its all-in-one DEI turnkey solution.
Companies have found that a diverse and inclusive workplace culture provides them with higher talent retention, workplace performance, revenue, employee engagement and team innovation. Workplace diversity is especially important to incorporate now as by 2025 over 75% of the workforce will be millennials and Gen Z's who are already majority diverse. DEI Strategy, Analytics, and Engagement was designed for small to medium-sized organizations who need the three P's, process, professional, and platform to succeed in their DEI efforts.
From diversity recruiting to workplace culture we want to make sure that companies are not only recruiting underrepresented candidates but also retaining, motivating and keeping them engaged, We are excited to be working with OurOffice to expand our current diversity recruiting and OFCCP compliance solutions to create an end-to-end affordable DEI solution. This product resonates with our mission and will help companies assess, plan, and build an inclusive workplace culture.
- Patrick Sheahan, Circa CEO.
The future of work is here, with workplace culture becoming a key factor for small and medium organizations to win the competition for talent and meet investor and customer expectations, We're excited to add value to Circa's suite of diversity offerings with a simple and affordable solution designed to build a more equitable and inclusive workplace that is sustainable over the long-term.
- Sonya Sepahban, CEO of OurOffice.
Circa provides SaaS-based OFCCP compliance management and recruiting technology solutions to deliver qualified candidates on a level, equitable playing field that meet organizations' needs to build high-performing, diverse teams. Learn more about how Circa's DEI Strategy, Analytics, and Engagement powered by OurOffice can align and engage your leadership and employees across your organization to get results and show return on investment.
Circa is a catalyst for 21st century companies to build high-performing diverse teams based on research that shows companies want to shift from diversity as a program to diversity as a business strategy. The companies' robust portfolio of software solutions and unparalleled industry expertise give employers the tools and knowledge they need to radically change how they approach talent acquisition and management. The company was founded in 1994, has 5000+ customers, 15,500 community partner relationships and in 2020 posted 5M+ jobs through its network of 600+ online employment websites.
OurOffice end-to-end solution is built for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in small and medium organizations. Managers and HR professionals use the powerful analytics, tools and resources to plan, execute and track their efforts and achieve 8 X ROI. Employees share and engage in a safe environment and feel heard and included. OurOffice has been delivering better results faster across various industries and has been named as Top 10 in DEI by the Manage HR Magazine.