Indeed to Host a National Virtual Job Fair Tour, Using Its "Hiring Events" Platform to Try and Fill 20,000 Positions Across the U.S

Indeed | September 18, 2020

Indeed will host a national virtual job fair tour, using its "hiring events" platform to try and fill 20,000 positions across the U.S., it announced Sept. 14. The tour goes through October, and is free for job seekers and participating employers. The program will provide employers "proprietary video interviewing technology" to "remove technical hurdles and speed up the interviewing timeline," according to a statement emailed to HR Dive. Employers wishing to participate must have at least 20 available positions open. Additionally, Indeed is partnering with Goodwill Industries International to provide job seekers participating in the job fairs with coaching and virtual workshops. "This Virtual Hiring Tour is designed to help people from all backgrounds — essential workers to licensed professionals — quickly find roles, in a way that is safe and effective," said Chris Hyams, CEO of Indeed. Technology was already set to play a large role in the near- and long-term future of recruiting, according to multiple sources who previously spoke with HR Dive. Many organizations were already ramping up their technical capabilities, but the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of those plans and forced many others to quickly set up systems for virtual hiring.

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HR ANALYTICS

Nokia Moves HR Functions to Oracle Fusion Cloud HCM

Nokia | May 17, 2022

Nokia has selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) to consolidate and replace its Human Resources systems in the cloud as part of its global digitalization program. Nokia will use a worldwide deployment of Oracle Cloud HCM to manage all HR processes, including recruitment, compensation, and performance management, for the company's global workforce in its 130 countries of operation. In 2021, Nokia launched its 'One Nokia Digital' strategy to support the company's competitiveness by digitalizing its operations. As part of these efforts Nokia will replace its on-premises HR systems with Oracle Cloud HCM. Nokia selected Oracle Cloud HCM for its ability to standardize HR processes on a common data platform, which will enable Nokia to provide a consistent employee experience across teams and more easily manage and scale HR services globally. "Optimizing employee care and experience is a central part of our people strategy. Our aim is to deliver organizational agility, a seamless employee experience, and efficiency gains that support Nokia's competitiveness. We are delighted to partner with Oracle because Oracle Cloud HCM provides a strong foundation to build digital experiences with true user-centricity," - Lisbeth Nielsen, Head of People Experience at Nokia. "By leveraging best-of-breed solutions like Oracle Cloud HCM, we want to bring Nokia to the next level of digital maturity. The implementation will contribute to increased efficiency and productivity and will provide AI and data capabilities that we can take advantage of to develop business performance and agility," - Alan Triggs, Nokia Chief Digital Officer. Oracle Cloud HCM will enable Nokia to connect every process across the employee lifecycle, helping improve decision-making and reduce operational costs. With AI-powered technology such as digital assistants and hundreds of new capabilities added each quarter, Oracle Cloud HCM will also enable Nokia to take advantage of the latest innovations and best practices to operate its business more efficiently and better empower Nokia employees, people managers and HR professionals. "Nokia has a culture of innovation that has enabled it to lead its industry for years, and with Oracle Cloud HCM it now has an integrated platform, powered by the latest emerging technologies, to support its current and future HR needs," - Cormac Watters, EVP Applications EMEA at Oracle. About Oracle Oracle offers integrated suites of applications plus secure, autonomous infrastructure in the Oracle Cloud.

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TALENT MANAGEMENT

Staffing Employment Rebounds in Third Quarter

American Staffing Association | December 21, 2021

U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 2.7 million temporary and contract workers per week in the third quarter of 2021, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association—up approximately 90,600 from the second quarter. Staffing employment and sales have historically seen quarter-to-quarter gains following first quarter declines. While the second quarter of 2021 diverged from this trend, third quarter data showed a return to growth—with staffing jobs increasing by 3.5% quarter-to-quarter and temporary and contract staffing sales growing 3.1%. "U.S. businesses are turning to the staffing industry for help in filling millions of current job openings, The staffing industry is playing an increasingly important role in today's labor market by providing talent sourcing expertise and workforce flexibility to employers in need of workers, and helping candidates find roles that are the right fit." -Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer. On a year-to-year basis, staffing jobs rose 15.2% in the third quarter of 2021 from the same period in 2020—which was still early in the economy's recovery from the initial hit of the Covid-19 pandemic. Temporary and contract staffing sales totaled $36.1 billion in the third quarter, an increase of 21.8% from the third quarter of 2020. Staffing firms are optimistic about the fourth quarter of 2021, projecting their revenue to grow 9% year-to-year and anticipating an increase of 19% for the full year of 2021 compared with 2020. About the American Staffing Association The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its state affiliates advance the interests of the industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices.

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HR STRATEGY

Signing MOU with the American Society for Human Resources Management

SHRM | March 28, 2022

The Department of Human Resources of RAK Government (DHR) signed a cooperation MOU with The American Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) which is considered one of the most prestigious professional societies specialized in human resources management. The MOU aims to enable employees to receive specialized professional certification and benefit from the global best practices and experiences in line with the vision of RAK Government and its strategic orientation towards adopting best practices according to global standards. Under this MOU, high quality training programs will be provided to RAK government employees working in HR departments to qualify them to receive professional certificates in human capital management which will enable them to cope with future changes. The MOU will facilitate SHRM membership for employees and provide them with the opportunity to attend international conferences held in MENA region. Furthermore, DHR practices and its latest systems and policies will be communicated under this MOU by publishing them in SHRM magazine and industry publications as well as using the assistance of SHRM experts and consultants in transferring their HCM-related knowledge and expertise. It is worth mentioning that the Advanced HR Management Certification Program has been recently launched in cooperation with SHRM where the first batch included 24 HR units' managers. The program focused on the advanced skills in workforce planning, HR development, talent acquisition, succession planning, employee engagement, HR business partner, and HR strategy among many other topics that aim to develop and refine the talents that serve the area of human resources. In addition, the HR Fundamentals Certification Program has been given to 24 HR specialists to build a solid foundation for professional capabilities in this field. "RAK government strives to open doors for cooperation and partnership with leading organizations that contribute to the development of human capital and enhance the work systems in areas that support the strategic plans and the requirements of comprehensive development. This cooperation is undoubtedly considered an important step towards building talents that adopt the latest knowledge and practices in HR management across RAK government entities." -H.E. Dr. Mohammad Abdullatif Khalifa "This alliance with RAK government will enable both organizations to work hand in hand for shaping and enhancing employees' career in the field of HR management. This MOU will also help establish a sustainable foundation for building a productive and impactful workforce across RAK government entities. SHRM is committed to provide employees with the best knowledge and practices in this field through its educational programs, professional activities, and topics which help put employees at the highest levels of qualification and professionalism. With over 310,000 members in over 165 countries, SHRM is considered one of the world's largest HR management associations as it is the flagship brand for global accredited certifications, professional development programs, and other advisory services as well as hosting world class HR events and conference." -SHRM

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HR PRACTICE

Accelerate your Contingent Talent Time-to-Hire with LiveHire and myBasePay

LiveHire Ltd. | May 20, 2022

LiveHire Ltd. (ASX: LVH), a globally-leading Direct Sourcing platform, today announced a new partnership with myBasePay, a leading employer-of-record (EOR) and agent-of-record (AOR) platform for recruiting, staffing and HR professionals. This partnership aims at improving the overall candidate experience and quality of hires by pairing LiveHire's cutting-edge AI-powered direct sourcing technology with myBasePay's best-in-class Employer of Record services. With more than 11 million open jobs in the US where candidates have the upper hand, growing talent shortages and higher turnover rates, there is more pressure than ever to fill roles quickly while delivering a positive candidate experience. LiveHire's partnership with myBasePay will deliver a Direct Sourcing platform to generate private, branded Talent Clouds that attract and engage permanent and contingent workers via LiveHire. MyBasePay will then manage the remainder of the lifecycle as the Employer of Record. "The LiveHire and myBasePay partnership is a great opportunity to transform the candidate experience, The myBasePay platform supports talent professionals through payroll, compliance and more, and coupled with the LiveHire technology, will ultimately provide a world-class experience for the candidate lifecycle." -Christy Forest, CEO of LiveHire Through this partnership, LiveHire and myBasePay offer: Optimization of contingent talent curation via LiveHire's platform Timely payroll processing, insurance, and benefits administration Fully integrated talent pool technology and talent curation services Seamless candidate submittal and onboarding Compliance from worker classification to workers comp Enhanced candidate experience and quality-of-hire "The partnership myBasePay has with LiveHire is a representation of two companies aligned for the future trajectory of workforce management. It is critical for us to partner with organizations whose value proposition improves the overall candidate experience. With myBasePay being at the forefront of the Employer of Record space, we are thrilled to partner with LiveHire who has been a pioneer in the Direct Sourcing movement. Together, our companies can create a complimented candidate lifecycle solution for enterprises everywhere" -myBasePay CEO Cesar Jimenez "Today, over 40% of the U.S. workforce is made up of contingent workers, but more organizations are moving towards Freelancers and Gig workers to backfill FTE positions to take care of business needs with an expected growth to over 50% throughout the next two years. This makes speed to hire critical. The LiveHire partnership with myBasePay creates a seamless candidate lifecycle solution that meets the needs of the growing contingent workforce." -Dave Ghosh, Senior Vice President, Global Alliances and Channel Sales of LiveHire. About LiveHire LiveHire is a globally-leading Direct Sourcing platform that attracts permanent and contingent talent via branded talent clouds. LiveHire provides talent-on-demand through its unique talent pooling and 2-way text messaging functionality, having successfully enabled end-to-end recruitment from sourcing through to hire of contractor workforces across 20 of the largest industries. LiveHire supports partners and clients 24 hours a day from offices strategically located in the USA and Australia. For more information, visit www.livehire.com/us About myBasePay myBasePay is an employer-of-record (EOR) and agent-of-record (AOR) platform that enables enterprises to scale and grow by acting as their trusted strategic partner providing them with the agility and flexibility needed to compete in today's age of disruption. Our products eliminate administrative headaches associated with many time-consuming HR functions, including payrolls, compliance and more. myBasePay provides the urgent service technology an external workforce requires with the benefits contingent workers deserve. myBase Pay manages the most critical part of the contractor lifecycle and supports talent professionals through customer-obsessed service practices, all powered by world-class technology. myBasePay provides EOR and AOR payroll capabilities across all 50 states.

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By 2020, 50% of the workforce will be millennials. Chief Marketing
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