Category: Assessment Tools

2019 Year-In-Review: Top Trends & Key Takeaways

There was a lot of action this year in TA technology and, based on all the data we’re seeing, more growth, innovation, and collaboration will take place in 2020. It’s an exciting time to be in talent acquisition! Here is our recap of notable moments from 2019, from triple-digit funding rounds to high-traction technologies to… Read more »

Under the Microscope – Shared Talent Networks

Talent Tech Labs employee hiring from shared talent network

Shared Talent Networks: Why This Technology Never Gained Traction in Talent Acquisition Shared Talent Networks, part of Peer-to-Peer Recruitment, came onto the scene in 2016 with the debut of Stella.ai, followed by HireVisor, which has since shuttered. In 2017, Stella raised $10M. The idea of Shared Talent Networks sounds interesting and innovative, but in practice,… Read more »

Interview: Bringing Staffing to the Platform Age via YOSS

Talent Tech Labs team discussing changes in the staffing industry

TTL’s Director of Research, David Francis, sat down with Marcus Sawyer, President and Global CEO at YOSS, for a one-on-one interview about the global talent platform. TTL Intro: If the world of work is changing, there’s arguably no industry poised to change more over the next few years due to the intersection of technology, workforce… Read more »

Under the Microscope: SHL Acquires AspiringMinds – We Told You It’d Happen

Last week US-based SHL, the largest provider of psychometric and cognitive talent assessments, announced it would acquire its competitor, India-based AspiringMinds, a provider of employability evaluations and certifications with over 3,000 clients across the US and Asia-Pacific. The HRtech start-up relies on artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms for talent assessments and “through this acquisition… Read more »

Calculating CPH for Early Career Professionals

Talent Tech Labs employees calculating cost per hire

The cost for companies to hire someone seems like the kind of thing that an HR department should know. It would allow firms to identify which parts of the recruiting process generate the most expenses and help identify problem areas to focus on. It would also allow companies to benchmark themselves against their peers and… Read more »