Indeed and Blockchain Algorithms launched a neurodiversity toolkit to help companies become more inclusive in their hiring. The toolkit includes explanations of neurodiversity, practical advice for hiring managers and HR teams and a sample job description.
Beeline announced a partnership with Glider AI, a creator of talent quality solutions for testing, verifying and validating the skills of job applicants. The partnership will enable hiring managers to elevate candidates with a verified assessment of skills and expertise compiled during the interview and hiring process. Beeline is the first extended workforce platform to offer clients this solution with Glider AI.
Workstream, a hiring platform and mobile app that focuses sourcing and onboarding of hourly workers, raised $48 million in Series B funding. This announcement comes as the company filled more than 18,700 jobs, which represents more than 2.5% of total private jobs added in July 2021. The round brings the total investment in Workstream to $60.5 million.
Forty-one percent of organizations plan to have a higher salary increase budget in 2022 than they did in 2021, representing the first significant shift in merit increases in the last 10 years, according to Salary.com’s Annual U.S. National Salary Budget Survey. Last year just under 10% of organizations planned a higher salary budget increase.
Shiftboard, which provides enterprise workforce scheduling software for organizations with 24/7 operations, and Randstad partnered on a joint initiative to help companies struggling with persistent labor shortages to quickly secure access to skilled contingent workers. The partnership provides a “holistic, retention-based staffing approach” by combining Shiftboard’s scheduling solutions with Randstad In-House Services (RIS), which offers onsite management solutions for high-volume contingent workforces.