Month: November 2019

How VMS are Reacting to the Evolving Freelancer Marketplace

Freelance Talent Tech Labs employee working with Vendor Management Systems

The advent of the Vendor Management System (VMS) is considered the last significant disruption to the procurement of temporary labor by corporations. Today, VMS stands at the gate of the processes that enterprise buyers rely on to screen, hire, control and pay temp labor. Platforms and marketplaces now entering (or innovating in) the scene will… Read more »

What are Deployment Platforms?

Deployment Platforms are a category of software developed by third-party vendors that mimic the features and functionalities of Online Staffing firms, often offering the software as a white-labeled “app.” They typically include worker profiles and work history, automated (or semi-automated) assignment matching, self-selection of assignments through a website or app, candidate availability tracking and mobile… Read more »

The Joy of Automation – Taking the Pain Out of Job Distribution

Talent Tech Labs employee researching automation for job distribution

Distributing job posts is the first step in the candidate sourcing process. Attractive job advertisements and eloquent descriptions are key factors in candidate engagement and will impact whether or not a candidate wishes to apply or look further into the company’s website. Businesses can reach candidates globally using Programmatic Advertising or Job Distribution tools, which… Read more »

SmashFly Gets Acquired – What Does This Mean for Existing Users?

Talent Tech Labs employee researching Candidate Relationship Management companies

Symphony Talent, a global provider of employer branding and candidate experience solutions, announced it has acquired SmashFly Technologies, an enterprise recruitment marketing, and candidate relationship management (CRM) platform. Together, the two companies have almost 750 customers worldwide and one-third of SmashFly’s clients are Fortune 500. The deal will broaden the global footprint for both companies,… Read more »

Talent Acquisition Founder Spotlight: WorkLLama

Talent Acquisition Founders talking with Talent Tech Labs

Saleem Khaja, Co-Founder & COO, WorkLLama Sudhakar Maruvada, Co-Founder & CEO, WorkLLama Saleem Khaja and Sudhakar Maruvada are the co-founders of WorkLLama, a candidate engagement platform with ATS integration. Originally a solution for on-demand staffing, the duo quickly realized their focus needed to be on technology that supports staffing, rather than becoming a staffing agency… Read more »