Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace.
*This week’s fundings: $40M+
- Work Communication Tool Loom Raises $11M in Series A Funding
- MākuSafe, a Provider of Safety Solutions for Workers, closes $3 million seed round
- HR Software Platform Provider StaffCircle Secures £250K in Funding
- UpCurve Continues Growth with Key Hire and Goco Investment
- Beam Privacy Blockchain Attracts Major Funding from Glassdoor’s Parent Company
- Alight, a provider of outsourced cloud-based human capital software, files for an estimated $600 million IPO
- symplr, a healthcare governance, risk and compliance (“GRC”) software-as-a-service (“SaaS”) platform agreed to acquire API Healthcare (“API”), an HCM software solutions provider
- Findley Acquires TAMS Group Human Capital Business
- Vaco Acquires Aventine Hill Partners – San Antonio’s Premier Advisory, Consulting and Executive Search Firm
- PrismHR Partners with EverythingBenefits to Deliver Full-service COBRA Administration Solution
- Infor Announces Strategic Partnership with Montage
- Reward Gateway Partners with BambooHR to Help Organizations Improve Engagement
- Talent Engagement Platform Provider Beamery Secures Workday as Strategic Investor and Partner
- InfoMart CEO Named a 2019 Top 100 Influencer in Identity
- Digi-Me and Phenom People Drive Better Recruitment ROI with the Use of Video and Digital Technology for Organizations Globally
- McGraw Hill Releases New Book by Louis Carter Titled, In Great Company: How to Spark Peak Performance By Creating an Emotionally Connected Workplace
- HRCI Appoints New Members to Its Board
Week in Review – Popular Content
A Workplace Shooting Is Every HR Professional’s Fear (SHRM)
How can HR professionals and others in the workplace protect themselves? We’ve gathered articles on the shooting and preventing workplace violence from SHRM Online and other trusted media outlets.
Please visit SHRM’s resource page on Workplace Violence for guidance on making your workplace safer.
Tags: Workplace Violence
Severance Pay Could Be The Next Big Progressive Labor Cause (Huffington Post)
A New Jersey bill, sparked by the Toys R Us and Sears layoffs, would require large companies to pay off workers they’re dumping.
Tags: Severance, Labor law, Mass layoffs
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