In a startup world where down rounds prevail and much beyond low-million Series A raises are practically (but not totally) unheard of, those rare megabuck funding rounds stand out just that little bit
You’d think that an industry like manufacturing had its own software stack, but in a lot of cases, a huge amount of getting-things-made is managed through Excel spreadsheets. The thing is, sprea
It always feels good to get paid, so it’s no surprise that a payroll model like earned wage access (EWA), which lets employees withdraw their accrued wages at any time, has exploded in popularity.
Patreon has confirmed it has laid off five employees from its security team. Emily Metcalfe, a former senior security engineer at Patreon, said in a LinkedIn post on Thursday: “So for better or
Cloud-based human resource (HR) platform HiBob today announced that it has raised $150 million in a Series D round of funding at a $2.45 billion valuation. This represents a nearly 50% increase compa
While IPOs may get more headlines, a well-timed, well-planned acquisition can mean even larger opportunities for you, your team and the technologies you’ve built.
Employee benefits platform Ben today announced it has raised $16 million in a Series A round of funding led by European VC giant Atomico. While salary is undoubtedly the main draw in a company’s
While the IPO is characterized as the pinnacle for venture-backed startups, far more companies see successful exits via an M&A process than by going public.
The coming years will see a contractor-first strategy become even more prevalent, and small companies will have an opportunity to employ this strategy effectively.
15Five — an early mover in the world of building technology to help motivate teams, and to improve performance management for execs overseeing those teams — has raised $52 million in a rou
Personio — a startup out of Munich, Germany that styles itself as a Workday and ServiceNow focused on the small and medium businesses of the world — went on a funding tear through the COVI
Sending in a resume is the main way a person hopes to get noticed for a job. But a startup out of Amsterdam called TestGorilla is today announcing $70 million in funding for a very different kind of a
Greylock Partner Glen Evans: “I'm not saying you should overpay or anything like that, but you've got to invest in the earliest hires.“
UK-based Ravio reckons real-time data is the best way to arm businesses to win the global talent war. Its new-to-market compensation benchmarking tool lets users see how the compensation (wages and be
Asynchronous video interviews (AVI), or recorded video responses, are one alternative companies are using to shortlist candidates while saving on cost and time.
Healthcare has a hiring crises. Nearly 20% of medical workers have quit their jobs during the pandemic, according to a recent Morning Consult survey. Some studies estimated the healthcare system’
The COVID-19 pandemic, with its by-product of social distancing to help reduce the spread of infection, led to many organizations working in a far more distributed way than they had in the past, and t
Demand for talent continues to make tech recruitment a hotbed of startup activity. To wit: Madrid-based startup Circular.io, which is now expanding its “talent sharing platform” — in
The technology automates communication between global enterprises and candidates using a conversational interface.
Employee enablement may not immediately strike you as the most exciting of topics, but giving your new employees tools for onboarding, training and setting up tools for performance reviews and other H