Tag: Talent Tech Labs

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 »

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 Job Distribution or Programmatic Advertising 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 »