Landrum HR | January 07, 2022
Comprehensive HR solutions provider LandrumHR announces a strategic partnership and integration with the pioneer of responsible earned wage access (EWA) solutions, Instant Financial, enabling clients to provide employees with on-demand, same-day access to earned tips.
Instant Tips is an efficient, convenient, safe and secure digital solution for employees and employers alike, eliminating the need for large amounts of cash on hand for paying out tips to employees. Instant also features reporting tools for employers with back-office solutions to track daily tips, employee lists, reconciliation, and settlement reports. Additionally, the Instant Support team is available 24/7 to help employers and their employees find success with their offerings.
Instant Tips marks first phase of LandrumHR's new earned wage access offerings.
"We partnered with Instant Financial to enable our worksite employees to cash out tips directly into their accounts, with no fees, immediately after they work, We're very excited to offer this service, as access to earned income has been a pain point for many clients, particularly in the hospitality industry."
-LandrumHR President & CEO Britt Landrum III.
LandrumHR is already working on expanding its relationship with Instant in 2022 to provide same-day access to hourly and salary wages in advance of scheduled pay periods. The implementation of both Instant Tips and Instant Pay will give small and medium-sized businesses an advantage in attracting and retaining talent in a competitive labor market.
"The COVID-19 pandemic sped up an already existing shift toward employee demand for instant access to wages, and we know from recent industry surveys that demand is expected to grow, even post-pandemic, LandrumHR is a leader in providing a full range of HR services for small and medium businesses, and our partnership enables employers to provide workers with immediate access to their tips, aiding with hiring and job loyalty."
-Tal Clark, CEO, Instant Financial.
Employees who use Instant will gain easy access to their tips via the Instant Visa Card with bank transfers, a network of over 37,000 free ATMs nationwide, and a cashback option that's free with purchase at participating merchants. The Instant app also provides employees with a notification when tips are loaded in their account and ready to access.
Instant Tips is the latest addition to LandrumHR's range of PEO services, following recent new offerings like Health Advocate for wide-ranging medical support and LandrumHR Learn for professional development and HR training.
Current LandrumHR clients interested in earned wage access can contact their HR Business Partner for more information. Prospective clients are encouraged to reach out at landrumhr.com/contact-us.
LandrumHR is a professional employer organization (PEO) that provides HR services in the local Pensacola area and throughout the Southeast. LandrumHR offers PEO services for benefits, payroll, timekeeping, compliance, risk management and more. LandrumHR also helps make the business of people easier through our workforce management, staffing and HR consulting services through hrQ. To learn more about LandrumHR services, visit landrumhr.com or hrqinc.com.
About Instant Financial
Instant Financial is leading the charge to provide financial freedom and wellness to millions of workers in the United States through its earned wage access solutions. By enabling employers to allow employees to access their daily wages immediately after their shift, Instant Financial helps organizations improve retention and reduce absenteeism while helping employees take control of their financial freedom by bridging the gap between work day and payday. Learn more about Instant Financial at instant.co.
Hired | March 30, 2022
Hired, the leading AI-driven solution for tech and sales talent, today announced its next milestone as a company – enabling hiring on a global scale. Vetting and matching millions of candidates for over 10 years across key markets in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K., Hired is evolving its marketplace strategy: expanding its platform for the remote era to help employers find talent from anywhere and job seekers gain access to and pursue attractive (remote) work opportunities with top global companies.
Demand for remote work has more than doubled in the last year on Hired's platform, with over 60% of employers and 90% of candidates on Hired now being open to remote work. While Hired was focused on matching employers with candidates in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. in the past, companies can now connect with job seekers from more than 100 countries following the platform's shift to remote hiring worldwide. Employers have visibility into candidates' upfront salary expectations, skills, years of experience – and now remote and time zone work preferences – to surface the best talent from anywhere and fill open roles quickly.
"Hired has been a fantastic partner in helping us navigate this incredibly competitive talent market. We've been able to connect with so many qualified tech candidates and value their partnership to expand and find top remote talent, This has allowed us to quickly fill – and diversify – our talent pipeline. Having access to Hired's significant candidate network and platform capabilities as well as the team's recruiting expertise has been a game-changer in ramping up our hiring efforts in the most strategic and fastest way possible."
-Jennifer Weiner, Senior Manager of Technical Recruiting at Zendesk.
The rise of remote work has opened up the possibility for companies to hire globally with far more efficiency. Hired has partnered with leading global HR solutions Oyster and Remote to help employers more easily source, hire, onboard, and employ talent from anywhere. Through these partnerships, Hired customers have access to HR management solutions for international payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance, among other needs.
For companies, using existing global staffing solutions or third-party agencies to bring on remote talent from anywhere comes with high costs that continue over the entire duration of an employees' tenure. Hired – when used in combination with Oyster or Remote – will reduce costs for employers and provide the best options to find and hire talent globally. Companies can also make an unlimited amount of hires with Hired's subscription model.
"At Hired, we decided to go remote-first and hire globally in 2020 and have seen firsthand the positive impact it's had for our employees and business. We're excited to support companies who also see the value of a distributed workforce and enable access to a significantly larger, more diverse talent pool, With this global expansion, we also want to level the playing field for talent, providing them with equitable opportunities no matter where they're located. This is a natural next step for us as we continue to work towards our vision of making hiring more equitable and transparent."
-Josh Brenner, CEO of Hired.
To launch this new shift to enable remote hiring worldwide, Hired will be holding a one-day virtual event, Get Hired: The Future is Remote, on April 5, 2022, intended to bring together companies – including leading remote-first companies Dropbox, Glassdoor, and Hopin – to remote talent from 100+ countries. Over 2,500 candidates across 50+ tech roles are already registered for the online event. Learn more about the Get Hired summit here and register today!
Hired is the most efficient way to fill tech and sales roles today. With unbiased insights, DEI tools, skill assessments, and dedicated Customer Success Managers, Hired works with over 10,000 companies around the world to match thousands of active and qualified candidates to employ their full potential. With better data, curated matches, and higher acceptance rates, employers save an average of 45 sourcing hours per role with the Hired solutions suite. Backed by The Adecco Group, Hired is rated by G2 as a leader in Recruiting Automation, Job Search Sites, and Diversity Recruiting.
Eliassen Group | December 24, 2021
Eliassen Group, LLC, a strategic consulting and talent solutions firm, has acquired Fidato Partners, LLC, an accounting & finance, risk management & transformation, and IT consulting company headquartered in the greater Philadelphia area.
Eliassen Group is a leading professional services firm focused on strategic consulting and talent services in multiple areas, including Agile consulting, cloud services, risk management, and business optimization, as well as life sciences consulting and IT talent solutions. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Reading, Massachusetts, Eliassen Group is positioned for continued long-term success with a commitment to positively impacting the lives of their employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which they operate.
This acquisition of Fidato will bring expanded solutions that complement Eliassen Group's business consulting capabilities – notably their risk management and business optimization offerings, while also bolstering their professional services practice. Furthermore, their clients will benefit from the deep knowledge of the Fidato Partners team, which has expertise in technical accounting and reporting, systems selection, implementation and support, financial planning and analysis, finance transformation, risk and controls, and project management.
Founded in 2010, Fidato Partners provides proven and trusted business consulting and recruiting services in risk management & transformation, accounting & finance, and information technology, enabling companies to achieve greater growth and performance by filling critical resource and knowledge gaps. Serving a variety of industries, Fidato Partners takes pride in raising the standard for professional services through a full commitment to their clients' success.
"A strategic partnership with Eliassen Group provides the entire Fidato Partners team with an unequalled opportunity for growth, With a wide range of comprehensive capabilities and a vast geographical presence, Eliassen has solidified their place in the consulting and talent solutions business, and we're thrilled to have this opportunity to introduce these capabilities to our clients."
-Fidato Partners CEO and Co-Founder John Rapchinski.
"Fidato Partners are fully dedicated to their clients' success, which fits perfectly into the values we live by at Eliassen, Their thriving accounting & finance and risk management & transformation service offerings enable Eliassen to better empower our clients to protect and sustain their success," adds Scott Cordeiro, Executive Vice President of Professional Services. "We are excited about adding their strengths to our own to achieve exponential growth while continuing to serve our communities."
-Dave MacKeen, CEO of Eliassen Group.
About Fidato Partners
Fidato Partners provides proven and trusted business consulting and recruiting services in accounting & finance, risk & transformation, and information technology, enabling companies to achieve greater growth and performance by filling critical resource and knowledge gaps. Our unique business model, which includes a full range of consulting, interim staffing, and recruiting services, allows us to seamlessly place the right resource for every situation to ensure the highest level of quality and service is delivered every time to our clients.
About Eliassen Group
Eliassen Group provides strategic consulting and talent solutions to drive our clients' innovation and business results. Our purpose is to positively impact the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in talent solutions, life sciences consulting, Agile consulting, cloud services, risk management, business optimization, and managed services enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, Massachusetts, and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks, as well as national reach.
Talent Systems | June 20, 2022
Talent Systems®, the software provider for casting and auditioning that connects talent and their representatives with casting directors, has acquired the eTribez Casting Platform, becoming the leading source worldwide for reality television talent casting. It has also acquired Staff Me Up, the leading production crew professional network with a heavy focus on unscripted productions. With these additions, Talent Systems can provide unscripted shows with all of the tools they need to fully cast and crew their productions.
The eTribez Casting Platform, previously led by eTribez CEO Eli Abayan, has been used to cast some of the most recognizable reality shows around the globe, including "Survivor," "Big Brother," "Idol," "Love Island," and "MasterChef." Staff Me Up, led by CEO Jared Tobman, is the top professional network for hiring qualified crew members and creatives and also developed Coded for Inclusion, which works with diversity advocacy organizations and studios, including A+E Networks, Warner Bros. Discovery, Banijay Americas and Amazon Studios, to improve inclusive hiring for historically underrepresented groups.
"These acquisitions extend the Talent Systems offerings into the reality TV vertical through both talent casting and crew staffing, We are also excited to continue to grow and support Coded for Inclusion in collaboration with the Staff Me Up team."
-Talent Systems Co-CEOs Alex Amin and Rafi Gordon.
More than 8 million people have registered with the eTribez Casting Platform. This end-to-end software offers talent a secure front-end registration system, and helps casting directors, production companies, and networks manage the tens of thousands of applications one reality show may receive. Staff Me Up connects 350,000 crew freelancers to exclusive production jobs at more than 3,000 networks, studios and production companies, and its staff of nine will join the Talent Systems team.
Later this year, the eTribez Casting Platform will be rebranded under the Talent Systems portfolio while eTribez will continue to independently run its separate Production Management Platform. In the coming months, Staff Me Up will expand its hiring and networking platform, which currently focuses on unscripted crew, into scripted TV and film production.
Talent Systems is the parent company of Cast It Systems, Casting Networks®, Spotlight, Casting Frontier, and Modasphere. These platforms, along with the eTribez Casting Platform and Staff Me Up, will continue to operate independently while leveraging each other's technology.