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Hosted by Chris Russell, online recruiting's mad scientist, the RecTech podcast covers all aspects of recruiting technology and recruitment marketing including interesting new tools & vendors. You'll also hear how recruiters leverage technology to find talent. A great listen for HR tech vendors, HR professionals and recruiters everywhere.

CONTACT: chris@rectechmedia.com

Rec Tech: the Recruiting Technology Podcast Chris Russell

    • Business
    • 4.3 • 26 Ratings

Hosted by Chris Russell, online recruiting's mad scientist, the RecTech podcast covers all aspects of recruiting technology and recruitment marketing including interesting new tools & vendors. You'll also hear how recruiters leverage technology to find talent. A great listen for HR tech vendors, HR professionals and recruiters everywhere.

CONTACT: chris@rectechmedia.com

    Calendly buys Prelude

    Calendly buys Prelude

    Calendly, the modern scheduling platform for high-performing teams and individuals, today announced the acquisition of Prelude, a fast-growing recruiting operations platform designed to build an efficient and delightful hiring process.
    https://hrtechfeed.com/calendly-acquires-prelude-to-modernize-the-recruitment-scheduling-experience/
     Workstream, the mobile-first hiring and onboarding platform for the deskless workforce, today announced it has extended its Series B funding round with an additional close of $60 million, bringing the total Series B financing to $108 million. More than two dozen investors are participating in the oversubscribed extension round, including both institutional funds and angel investors.
    https://hrtechfeed.com/workstream-lands-another-60-million/
    CoRise officially launched its live online upskilling platform to help businesses and individuals acquire the cutting-edge technical skills necessary to remain competitive in today’s market. The CoRise platform features live online courses from top industry experts, a rich community of peers, and leverages technology to deliver high-quality education with real career outcomes at scale. They also secured an 8.5 million seed round of funding.
     
    https://hrtechfeed.com/new-upskilling-platform-for-tech-skills-launches/
    Employee Cycle, the leading HR analytics dashboard for small and medium-sized businesses, has closed a $2.5 million seed round of financing, led by Impellent Ventures. 
    https://hrtechfeed.com/employee-cycle-closes-2-5m-seed-round-to-automate-hr-reporting-process/

    • 4 min
    Workhuman & Employee Experience

    Workhuman & Employee Experience

    I sat down with Nate Barad, VP Product Marketing at the recent HR Technology Conference to hear about his new experience ad what Workhuman is up to.
    The employee experience seems to be one of the bigger trends this year talk about how WorkHuman helps to create a better experience for employees
    Can you walk me through the features of your product?
    Any anecdotal customer stories you've overheard recently about how they use the platform?
    Whats the one or 2 most used features of WorkHuman?
    Anything new coming out?

    • 13 min
    HR Tech Coverage: Zoominfo

    HR Tech Coverage: Zoominfo

    I sat down with the product team (Darrel Grissen & Lauren Hogan) from Zoominfo at the recent HR Technology Conference to hear about the new TalentOS data product they sell to recruiting teams.

    • 13 min
    Making Your Own Success in Recruiting

    Making Your Own Success in Recruiting

    Amy Miller, Owner of Recruiting in Yoga Pants and former recruiter at Google and Microsoft leads our next roundtable to share her process to sit in the driver’s seat to create recruiting opportunities. Amy knew that attracting candidates had to consist of more than just scouring LinkedIn and sending emails with witty subject lines. She took candidate attraction into her own hands and has created an online community of over 6k YouTube subscribers, 60k LinkedIn followers, and 12k Twitter followers. What’s the secret sauce?
    https://www.jobsync.com/post/making-your-own-success-in-recruiting

    • 1 hr
    Several New HR Tech Funding Announcements

    Several New HR Tech Funding Announcements

    The Muse, a values-based job search and career development platform used by 75 million people annually, is proud to announce $8 million in new investment led by MBM Capital, founded and run by managing partners Lauren Bonner and Arun Mittal.
    The investment is a result of The Muse’s progressive vision to bring together key players in the future-of-work arena.
    https://hrtechfeed.com/the-muse-gets-more-funding/
     Knoetic, the #1 Chief People Officer (CPO) platform and “single source of truth” for people analytics, today announced its $36M Series B.
    https://hrtechfeed.com/knoetic-raises-36m-series-b-empowering-chief-people-officers-to-make-better-data-driven-decisions/
    SilkRoad Technology, the world-class talent acquisition leader, announced today the addition of person-to-person texting and SMS notifications in its RedCarpet Onboarding solution and On-demand Talent Campaigns (OTC) at its annual user conference, Connections. These powerful capabilities will enable organizations to source, attract, convert, engage and retain talent amidst the most dynamic talent economy in recent memory.
    https://hrtechfeed.com/silkroad-technology-announces-texting-features-for-onboarding/
    Polywork, the professional network, just announced $28 million in Series B funding. The round was co-led by Nat Friedman (former GitHub CEO) and Caffeinated Capital with participation from existing and new investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Baron Davis, Bungalow Capital, Daniel Gross, Elad Gil, Fidji Simo, Maverick Carter and the founders of Stripe, Lyft, Clubhouse, Instacart, Lattice, Minted, and Divvy Homes.
    https://hrtechfeed.com/professional-network-platform-gets-28m-in-funding/
    Sourcing platform Findem has raised $30 million in Series B financing. This round brings their total funding to $37.3 million. Four Rivers and Quarry Ventures led the round, with participation from our existing investor Wing Venture Capital.
    https://hrtechfeed.com/findem-lands-30m-investment/

    • 5 min
    Indeed's EVP Maggie Hulce

    Indeed's EVP Maggie Hulce

    I sat down with Indeed EVP Maggie Hulce to find out what new at the job search giant. Recorded  live from HR Tech Conference in Las Vegas.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Joshill:) ,

Thanks Chris!

This host really knows his stuff and gets guest experts to share their experience as well. Quality production, keep it up!

Arlie K ,

10/10 Every Time!

If you’re waiting for a sign to subscribe, here it is… you gotta subscribe! Chris consistently offers compelling conversations that expertly identify and break down the latest innovations in recruiting technology. This listener highly recommends!

RecruiterinOhio ,

Interesting topics

Enjoy listening and usually get a least one item to do or research from each episode.

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