IBM has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA), a publicly held HR solutions and consulting company. The agreement is for a cash transaction of $46 per share or a net price of approximately $1.3 billion. IBM will use the acquisition to strengthen its leadership in helping clients embrace social business capabilities and leverage the large amount of social data created every day.
The Resumator is a recruiting platform for small to medium sized businesses that provides a robust suite of features to help employers hire more confidently. The Resumator is an innovative company founded in January 2009 and based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. DreamSimplicity had the pleasure of interviewing Don Charlton, Founder and CEO of The Resumator, at the All About the Cloud conference in San Francisco (video below). Don made such a great impression with us that we caught up with Laurie Barkman, The Resumator's Marketing Director, to learn more about their product and what makes them unique in the recruiting market.
As the economy improves, more and more companies are hiring. We're seeing a big push in the technology space, as the bubble grows. Recruiting firms are popping up in markets around the country looking to capitalize on the high demand for qualified talent. For large enterprises that can afford recruiters, its business as usual, for smaller companies and start ups, cash is harder to come by and recruiters may not be the option. These 5 companies provide easy-to-use solutions for small to mid-sized enterprises looking to hired the best talent for their buck.
In the day of social media enterprises are relying less on recruiters to get the talent they need to walk in the front door.
Peoplefluent™, offering a unique combination of best-of-breed mobile and SaaS suite solutions for Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Compliance and Diversity, today unveiled two new Human Resources Games. The games, Talentastic and HR Ladder, introduce the creative power of gaming to Peoplefluent's commitment to increasing engagement, collaboration, creativity and learning across the organization by weaving innovation and interactivity throughout its full suite of Talent Management applications.
There's something new for professionals to "Like" on Facebook -- a way to build their reputations among peers and top companies by using authentic feedback on their skills and abilities to create a unique view into who they are and what they have to offer.