Digital penetration has increased in every realm of business, and human resources is no exception. HR tech startups are mushrooming to help organizations realize their people goals in a more efficient and effective manner. In accordance, the Human Resource Executive Magazine came up with a competition to award the next best HR technology company. Many of the nominees are aimed at addressing the current and future HR challenges of organizations. Here is a look at the most talked about nominations.
Lifeworks: This company took the number one slot, thanks to its vision of bettering the employee engagement by means of their employee engagement platform that also focuses on areas such as employee wellbeing, social communication and rewards and recognition. It also incorporates employee assistance programs for ensuring effective implementation. CEO and Founder Jamie True, mentioned that it was imperative to create a conducive environment for employees, keeping them happy and healthy.
ClickBoarding: Aimed at streamlining onboarding, it helps manage checklists, allows users to share tasks as well as helps with documentation such as form-filling mandates related to onboarding. With these user-friendly features, onboarding is made easier and more enjoyable.
Clinch: It is an integrated software solution that bundles together the company career site, content, recruiter, and the candidate. This basically means that it serves as a one-stop-shop for HR functions, namely, recruitment-marketing, employer branding, and sourcing channels. Insightful analytics capabilities are also integrated into the module, along with social and email integration.
Highground: Offers a cloud-based employee engagement platform that aids organizations to build high-performing cultures. Features such as ongoing feedback mechanisms, learning and development interventions and real-time recognition help understand the pulse of the employee in a much better manner, making for better performance management.
Investipro: It aims to simplify internal investigations through an end-to-end module. It brings together knowledge on current labor laws to help with documentation and actions on doling out an assessment after the investigation process.
Rolepoint: One for the talent acquisition team, this enhances the process of talent identification, acquisition and retention. It serves as a comprehensive platform with employee referral, retention, candidate applications and applicant tracking. It also integrates well with most third-party HR solutions.
Qwalify: This tool aims at making the recruitment process more ‘conversational’, thereby redefining the relationship between the employer and the candidate.
The Chemistry Group: A niche HR consultancy that focuses on quantifying organizational performance through metrics and advisory. It helps businesses address complex challenges, and has proprietary solutions in the hiring and performance management space. These are only some of the HR-tech players that are allowing companies to keep pace with ever-changing business needs, especially people-centric needs. Most of these ride on innovation to deliver such cut-throat solutions. Organizations have realized the critical role that talent plays in securing a competitive advantage, and are ready to avail these services to gain a people edge in business.