TALENT MANAGEMENT

SkillStorm Announces Appian Partnership

SkillStorm | April 21, 2022

SHRM News
SkillStorm, a leader in technology talent development, announced today that it has become an Appian Education Partner.  SkillStorm deploys specialized teams of custom-trained U.S. tech talent to its commercial and federal services clients. As an authorized Appian Education Partner, SkillStorm will help its clients accelerate their digital transformation initiatives by providing an exclusive pipeline of custom-trained and certified Appian Developers at scale through its Hire, Train, Deploy ("HTD") and upskilling programs.

The Appian Low-Code Platform is the unified platform for change. Appian combines process mining, workflow, and automation to accelerate business by allowing customers to discover, design, and automate their most crucial processes. Appian accelerates development up to 10x compared to traditional coding. By providing a single interface that unifies data, process, people and the digital workforce, Appian helps organizations improve digital innovation and optimize business outcomes.

"SkillStorm's broad focus on students, career-changers, military veterans, and other communities matches our commitment to democratizing access to the opportunities inherent in a low-code career, Our partnership has grown over the past two years, and we look forward to scaling it to even greater heights in the future."

- Marc Wilson, Chief Partner Officer at Appian

"Appian has been a great partner, as we've collaborated together over the last two years, skilling up strong resources to become Appian developers. I am very excited to officially announce our partnership, and excited for the road ahead providing Appian careers for individuals and supplying the Appian Partner community with superb Appian developers, Low-code is transforming the way we develop software, by moving some of the most time consuming development tasks into simpler configurable or graphical interfaces items, empowering developers to create more and more rapidly. As an Appian Education Partner, we will continue to support the initiative of lowering TCOs of products via low-code, model-driven, process-centric, and case-centric software development."

- Neil Hassanwalia, Chief Revenue Officer at SkillStorm.

SkillStorm is helping to close the tech skills gap by investing in creating a workforce that is custom trained to meet the dynamic needs of its clients across the U.S. SkillStorm's workforce and talent development platform provides college graduates, transitioning service members, and military veterans with specialized training tailored to the specific needs of SkillStorm's clients, preparing these newly-certified professionals to easily integrate with experienced teams and have an immediate impact.

About SkillStorm
Founded in 2002, SkillStorm was built on the mission of accelerating careers in high-demand technologies. We create Stormers, the world's most elite developers. We hire, train, and deploy Stormers from all backgrounds and experience levels in today's in-demand technologies, including AWS, Appian, Salesforce, PEGA, and ServiceNow. We are committed to hiring and training college graduates and veterans for high-growth technology careers with our Fortune 100 clients. Through these dedicated efforts, we provide our clients with an exclusive pipeline of high-quality, U.S.-based tech talent that is custom trained with the skills required to support our clients' critical technology initiatives. As a flexible technology workforce partner, we provide fully formed tech teams at every level of experience, skill sets, and clearance. Stormers are deployed either at our clients' sites or at our U.S.-based delivery centers.

Spotlight

Check out our infographic showing the top 5 eye-opening candidate experience statistics! Discover the most important candidate experience statistics every employer and recruiter should know. The state of candidate experience in 2020. You know the story: The unemployment rate is lower than ever so candidates are in control now.


Other News
TALENT ACQUISITION

ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions Named a Star Performer and Global Leader in Recruitment Process Outsourcing by Everest Group

ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions | June 07, 2022

ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions (NYSE: MAN) has been named a global leader in Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) for the 12th year in the Everest Group PEAK Matrix® Assessment and to a select list of global star performers – the top RPO providers based on year-over-year movement on the PEAK Matrix. Talent Solutions has also been named as a leader in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). This year, Everest Group recognized the breadth and depth of the Talent Solutions' global offering, citing its strong performance and diversified presence across all major geographies along with continued investments in scalable workforce solutions and IntelliReach, a self-service data and analytics portal. "Now more than ever, companies need sophisticated talent management and business intelligence solutions to source, manage, and future-proof their global talent strategies," said Talent Solutions Global Brand Leader Stefano Scabbio. "With unprecedented global talent shortages that show no signs of abating, Talent Solutions is helping recruiters work faster and more effectively in an unpredictable environment." "Employers around the world are facing unprecedented challenges. It is an honor to be recognized globally as well as EMEA - in the midst of such a challenging geopolitical and economic climate," Marceline Beijer, Global Brand Leader of Talent Solutions RPO, said. "In the past year, we have been able to accelerate engagement with a broader spectrum of industries and expand our support to a wide range of businesses as they seek to engage the talent they need." Talent Solutions is recognized by Everest Group for a robust advisory capacity, experience serving a breadth of buyers of all sizes, and continued investments in its technology stack. This includes the automated Rapid Recruit solution and IntelliReach. "Talent Solutions' global delivery footprint, strong domain knowledge, and comprehensive technology and analytics capabilities have enabled it to create an extensive RPO portfolio," said Aniruddha Kulkarni, Practice Director, Everest Group. "Its continued and focused investments in improving its technology and analytics stack and consulting and advisory offerings have helped position it as a Leader and a Star Performer on Everest Group's Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2022 – Global. And as a Leader on Everest Group's Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2022 - EMEA." The Everest Group PEAK Matrix is a comprehensive evaluation framework based on an assessment of delivery capabilities measured across seven dimensions -- market adoption, portfolio mix, value delivered, vision and strategy, scope of services offered, innovation and investment, and delivery footprint. For more information about ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions, visit: www.talentsolutions.manpowergroup.com ABOUT MANPOWERGROUP ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the leading global workforce solutions company, helps organizations transform in a fast-changing world of work by sourcing, assessing, developing, and managing the talent that enables them to win. We develop innovation solutions for hundreds of thousands of organizations every year, providing them with skilled talent while fining meaningful, sustainable employment for millions of people across a wide range of industries and skills. Our expert family of brands – Manpower, Experis, and Talent Solutions – creates a substantial value for candidates and clients across more than 75 countries and territories and has done so for over 70 years. We are recognized consistently for our diversity - as a best place to work for Women, Inclusion, Equality and Disability and in 2022, ManpowerGroup was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the 13th year – all confirming our position as the brand of choice for in-demand talent.

Read More

HR STRATEGY

Mobile-first Communications Solutions to Empower Diverse Hybrid Workforces

Frost & Sullivan | June 09, 2022

Organizations have shifted to hybrid work models and adopted new mobile communications strategies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, Evaluating Mobile Communications Solutions for the Hybrid Workforce, finds that companies' increasing adoption of mobile-first communications allows them to address work from anywhere at any time. This helps them achieve crucial goals, such as empowering diverse workforces and retaining employees. Additionally, technology advancements, including 5G connectivity and improving device capabilities, enable better user mobile experiences and increase decision-makers' comfort in adopting mobile solutions. "Organizations are expected to adopt mobile-forward strategies whereby future communications investments will be aligned with permanently shifted work styles and a strong appreciation for the benefits of mobility, Among other approaches to workforce mobile enablement, all-inclusive UCaaS seat licenses that provide mobile access to calling and UC features will drive further fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) adoption." -Elka Popova, Connected Work Vice President at Frost & Sullivan. To capitalize on growth opportunities in the expanding mobile communications solutions market, providers can leverage the following growth strategies: Address users' shifting requirements with tailored bundles that include services and devices that support new use cases. Mobile and desktop apps and mobile UCaaS solutions provide a strong fit for remote workers. Integrate communications and collaboration solutions with Microsoft Teams. The Operator Connect Mobile program creates considerable growth opportunities for mobile operators among Teams users. Leverage existing assets or acquire mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) resources to capitalize on the growing demand for mobile business communications services. Evaluating Mobile Communications Solutions for the Hybrid Workforce is the latest addition to Frost & Sullivan's ICT research and analyses available through the Frost & Sullivan Leadership Council, which helps organizations identify a continuous flow of growth opportunities to succeed in an unpredictable future. About Frost & Sullivan For six decades, Frost & Sullivan has been world-renowned for its role in helping investors, corporate leaders and governments navigate economic changes and identify disruptive technologies, Mega Trends, new business models, and companies to action, resulting in a continuous flow of growth opportunities to drive future success. Contact us: Start the discussion

Read More

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.

Read More

HR PRACTICE

Tango Announces $14M Series A and Launches Workspaces for Teams

Tango | June 15, 2022

Tango, the leading Workflow Intelligence Platform that streamlines the creation of process documentation, today announced its $14 million Series A funding, bringing its total funding to $19.7M. Tiger Global Management led the round, with Slack Fund and Atlassian Ventures participating. Existing Tango investors also participated and included Wing VC, General Catalyst, GSV Ventures, Red Sea Ventures, and Outsiders Fund. In conjunction with the funding, Zach DeWitt, Partner at Wing VC, will join Tango's board of directors. Tango's Workflow Intelligence Platform provides the insights necessary to scale business operations by standardizing best practices, onboarding and training new hires more quickly, and improving employee performance. Through its Chrome Extension and Desktop Application, Tango automatically captures processes in real-time and generates instantaneous, beautiful step-by-step how-to guides that can easily be exported or embedded into learning management systems and knowledge bases. Since the launch of its Chrome Extension in September 2021, Tango quickly scaled to 100,000 users in just eight months and became Product Hunt's second most upvoted product of 2021. "Slack charted the course for bottoms-up adoption. We strongly believe great collaboration tools have undeniable product-led DNA. Tango has this in spades, and we have incredibly high conviction in the team's ability to define the category," - Jason Spinell of Slack Fund Introducing Workspaces Over 25,000 teams are currently using Tango, highlighting the need for functionality that can serve entire organizations. Tango's Workspaces, built for teams, bring powerful collaboration features, including shared folders, viewership analytics, Workflow discovery, and user permissioning. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted companies' knowledge management challenges in shifting to a virtual workforce. Today, businesses still face challenges when collaborating and accessing information across the organization. The Great Resignation has only exacerbated this, with many businesses facing higher turnover rates and more significant recruitment difficulties. Tango allows teams to capture processes in the flow of work and the new Workspaces product enables real-time access to quality process documents for all team members. With real insights into how work is getting done, organizations can standardize best practices from top performers, identify knowledge gaps, and support employees to improve their performance and career satisfaction. "We are thrilled to announce our recent funding to continue building Tango. Our mission is to improve the future of work by providing solutions businesses need for effective collaboration and knowledge sharing. In addition, we are proud to launch Workspaces, bringing organizations of all sizes the insights they need to better understand how work is performed. With the ability to see and understand how work is getting done, organizations can focus on improving employee performance, standardizing best practices, and ultimately, scaling business operations," - Ken Babcock, co-founder and CEO of Tango. Tango will use the funding to continue focusing on new internal collaboration features for both the creator and the consumer of documentation. Tango envisions a future of work where documentation mirrors the organization: a living, dynamic approach to internal knowledge. About Tango: Tango is the premier Workflow Intelligence Platform that empowers people to be their best at work. Tango is the fastest way to create step-by-step tutorials and documentation, enabling top performers and teams to auto-capture and share best practices, all in the flow of work. Tango generated Workflows captured by its Chrome Extension and Desktop app helps teams onboard new hires, train employees, and facilitate process improvement.

Read More

Spotlight

Check out our infographic showing the top 5 eye-opening candidate experience statistics! Discover the most important candidate experience statistics every employer and recruiter should know. The state of candidate experience in 2020. You know the story: The unemployment rate is lower than ever so candidates are in control now.

Resources