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Spend a week fielding sensitive HR complaints in ‘Grayscale’ web game

If you're looking for a way to close out your week that's entertaining, edifying, and looks like you're doing real work, check out Chimeria:Grayscale, a game where you act as an HR person dealing with

Skype’s new ‘Interviews’ feature lets you test candidates using a real-time code editor

Skype recently introduced a feature designed to cement its place among business users who aren’t as interested in things like emoji reactions or “Stories.” It now supports conductin

Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C 

The race to crown a winner in the AI-powered recruiting software space is on. With both Workey and Mya nabbing rounds in the last few weeks, the timing is prime for a few players to seek advantage in

Former Uber engineer says company ignored repeated reports of sexual harassment

Former Uber site reliability engineer Susan Fowler accused the company of rampant sexual harassment and human resources negligence in a blog post published today. It's the latest in a series of events

Alan and PayFit hook up so that your health insurance and payroll work together

Two French startups liked each other so much that they’re now starting to see a future working together. PayFit wants to modernize the good old paychecks in France, while Alan wants to turn health i

Real-time performance review platform Reflektive raises $25M Series B round

Now that the holidays are over, many companies are about to make their employees go through the most dreadful exercise of the year: the annual performance review. Reflektive aims to replace the typ

After rejecting Google, Namely raises $50M to take on the biggies in HR

One of the big HR startup stories of the last year has been the trials and tribulations of Zenefits, but news coming out today from another company in the space shows that there is still a lot of oppo

Airbnb plummets, Facebook ranks top in tech on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work 2017

Facebook has risen to the top spot among tech companies on the annual Glassdoor Best Places to Work U.S. rankings. That seems fitting for the company in a year when it is taking on Slack, Microsoft-

What interns and new grads really get paid at top tech companies

From woefully underpaid internships to legendary hiring bonuses at huge Silicon Valley companies, it’s hard for job seekers to know what they’re worth in tech. It’s even harder when they&#8

Axonify raises $27M to gamify employee training without wasting your time

Think back to the last time you had to do a corporate training. More likely than not it was a frustrating experience that you simply tried to survive rather than learn from. (If you feel otherwise, I&

BetterWorks’ Goal Is To Bring Goal Setting To Every Organization

BetterWorks, a cloud platform that helps companies set and manage goals, announced a new feature today that automatically updates goal progress based on information in Salesforce and Workday. The p

Randstad’s VC Fund Has $60M To Invest In HR Tech Startups Showing Early Traction

A strategic corporate VC fund set up this April by global HR services giant Randstad is looking to invest in startups working on the hard problem of matching people to jobs, and jobs to people, as wel

VoloMetrix Raises $12M For Its People Analytics Service

Seattle-based VoloMetrix today announced that it has raised a $12 million Series B round led by Split Rock Partners with participation from existing investor Shasta Ventures. Today's round brings Volo

YC-Backed Impraise Makes Workplace Performance Reviews Less Painful

Performance reviews are a hassle for everyone involved. Supervisors have to deal with an onslaught of paperwork and meetings, but employees who only get assessments once or twice a year can often feel

GuideSpark Raises $15M To Become Your One-Stop HR Training Resource

Menlo Park-based startup GuideSpark has raised a new $15 million Series B from NEA, as well as existing investors Storm Ventures and IDG Ventures. GuideSpark previously raised $5 million in a Series A

Zenefits Adds $15M From Andreessen Horowitz To Become The All-In-One Solution For Startup HR

The thought of managing HR, benefits and payroll is enough to make most entrepreneurs grimace. However, time consuming and frustrating as it may be, it’s a part of the job description and someth

Fast-Growing Zenefits Adds Commuter Benefits, Flexible Spending And 401(k) Support As It Moves To Take Over Startup HR

Managing human resources is one of the more frustrating and time-consuming aspects of running a startup or small business. Because most can’t afford to hire an HR person, all that paperwork usua

Prophecy Sciences Wants To Transform Recruiting With A Blend Of Neuroscience, Games, Biometrics And Machine Learning

Ask any startup or business what its top priorities are at any given moment and, more often than not, the conversation begins and ends with recruiting. In spite of this, recruiting and hiring top tale

Video Interviewing Platform HireVue Grabs $25 Million From Sequoia For Deeper Push Into HR

When digital recruiting platform <a target="_blank" href="http://hirevue.com/">HireVue</a> got its start nine years ago, the company actually shipped webcams to job candidates, allowing them to interv

Toronto HR Startup ClearFit Raises $7M Series A To Grow Hiring Software For Small Business Offering

Toronto’s ClearFit, a company that uses automated software and algorithms to bubble up the top applicants for employers looking for quality hires, today announced the close of a $7 million Serie
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