human resources

  • Plasticity Labs Raises $2.1M To Boost Employee Morale

    Plasticity Labs Raises $2.1M To Boost Employee Morale

    Plasticity Labs, a company that uses data analytics to measure workplace morale, announced that it has raised $2.1 million led by Fibernetics Ventures. The funds will be used for sales and development. Plasticity was founded in 2012, three years after co-founder and CEO Jim Moss, a former professional lacrosse player for Colorado Mammoth, fell ill with swine flu and was also diagnosed with… Read More

  • Good.co Wants To Put Employees In Good Company

    Good.co Wants To Put Employees In Good Company

    Whether or not we like to admit it, our relationships with our colleagues are among the most significant in our lives. Dealing with their quirks (endearing or otherwise) can take up as much time as actually working. A startup called Good.co wants to make it easier for co-workers to get along by taking research from organizational psychology and distilling it into a series of… Read More

  • Job Hunting Bags Millennials New HR Apps

    Job Hunting Bags Millennials New HR Apps

    With an overwhelming number of millennials still out of work despite a slowly recovering U.S. economy, venture capital firms are rushing in to back new recruiting and human resources tools to make the job hunt a bit easier. The unemployment rate in the U.S. is hovering around 6.3 percent, according to a June 6 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but for the millennial generation… Read More

  • Career Sushi Launches A Monster.com For Millennials

    Career Sushi Launches A Monster.com For Millennials

    Taking the next step in its own professional development, the millennial-focused intern placement site Intern Sushi has launched a new professional job placement and career planning site — Career Sushi. It’s one of several startups trying to make the job-seeking process a little easier for a new generation of would-be employees and their potential bosses with their attempts to create… Read More

  • 15Five, The Employee-Manager Feedback Network, Launches 2.0 With Like Buttons, Private Messaging And More

    15Five, The Employee-Manager Feedback Network, Launches 2.0 With Like Buttons, Private Messaging And More

    15Five, a startup backed by the likes of 500 Startups and Yammer’s David Sacks that provides a platform to help the working world communicate better with its managers, has had a dose of its own medicine. Taking feedback collected from its users since its exit from beta in August 2012, the company is today rolling out a rebuilt version 2.0, with a smoother interface, an easier way to get… Read More

  • Culture Amp’s Analytics Platform Uses Data To Help Companies Boost Employee Morale

    Culture Amp’s Analytics Platform Uses Data To Help Companies Boost Employee Morale

    Human resource departments often use the term “culture change” to describe positive adjustments to a company’s working environment. Unfortunately for frustrated employees, that concept is often poorly defined. Created by Melbourne, Australia startup Culture Amp, Murmur is an innovative data-driven analytics platform that enables companies to track and improve worker morale. Read More

  • HireVue Lands $22 Million To Reinvent The Job Interview

    HireVue Lands $22 Million To Reinvent The Job Interview

    Today HireVue, makers of a video based job interview and hiring management platform, announced that it raised a $17 million Series C round led by Investor Growth Capital along with an expansion of its debt facility for a total of $22 million in new funding. The company raised a total of $6 million during its B and C rounds, bringing its total raised to $28 million. Read More