ADP, Workday, Mercer, Ultimate, Paychex, CareerBuilder, SHL Join Record Number
of Vendors Showcasing Product Announcements at 2013 HR
Technology(R) Conference & Expo
Largest Expo in Industry History at 16th Annual Event Will Highlight
67 New Products From the World's Leading HR Software Companies
HORSHAM, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/02/13 -- Human Resource
Executive(R) magazine, the premier publication focused on strategic
issues in HR, today revealed that a record-setting 67 exhibitors will
announce new products at the 16th Annual HR Technology(R) Conference
Widely considered the must-attend global HR event of the year, the HR
Technology(R) Conference & Exposition will take place October 7-9 at
Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. The conference is the ultimate "town
meeting" of thousands of HR professionals, industry analysts,
journalists, bloggers, consultants and vendors from around the world.
This Expo will be the largest in the history of the industry. More
than 300 exhibitors will showcase the latest HR software products and
services designed to enhance talent management, compensation and
payroll, workforce planning and analytics, social and mobile
recruiting, assessment testing, employee engagement surveys and much
The following announcements are planned for the conference:
Booth No. 511
ADP will unveil a new recruiting platform that
provides a single, integrated solution for applicant tracking,
sourcing, candidate relationship management, screening and
onboarding. The mobile-enabled solution will feature integration with
social media sites such as LinkedIn and employer-branded microsite
Booth No. 1335
With its new social intranet solution,
Appirio is transforming the common intranet into an engaging
workforce experience. The offering uses Appirio's EdgeForce Social
Intranet Framework to provide enterprises with the guidance, services
and technology necessary to create an employee portal expected by
today's mobile, social and global workforce.
Bersin by Deloitte
Booth No. 237
Bersin by Deloitte will unveil a
new set of tools, research, professional development, and advisory
services in talent analytics. Bersin's research shows that while 86
percent of the organizations stud
ied focus primarily on reporting,
only 14 percent use analytics to help business leaders solve talent
challenges. Bersin by Deloitte's new research and tools help
organizations assess their current state, and provide
research-validated insights and practices to help organizations move
from reporting to true analytics.
Booth No. 252
Blissbook.com helps create and maintain
engaging, culture-based employee handbooks that improve recruiting
results, increase employee engagement and decrease the time it takes
to assimilate new hires. It provides a central, accessible location
for a company's policies, rituals and programs.
Booth No. 557
The Bluewater Learning Expert
Center helps employers get the most out of their LMS investment. It's
a one-stop source for best practices, training, long-term planning
and LMS expertise. The expert team can help solve problems, enable
staff, launch new functionality, and more.
Booth No. 653
Buck Consultants is announcing
BenefitWallet(TM) Mobile, a secure, interactive mobile application
for health account information. Individuals can view their account
balance, account alerts, claims/transaction history, submit new
claims, upload claim documentation and more. Also being announced is
Savings InSight, the first automated workplace retirement savings
program in the U.S., which allows employers to automate defined
contribution programs and have more control over workforce retirement
Career Engagement Group
Booth No. 1656
Career Engagement is
releasing Fuel50 -- careerPATHING tools that help organizations
deliver great career pathways for their people. Included are
succession planning tools, diagnostics to help employees map a career
path and unique gap analysis tools. Fuel50 complements performance,
learning and onboarding tools by allowing employees to take ownership
of their future career with an organization.
Booth No. 1427
CareerBuilder One, a first of its
kind solution, combines multiple recruiting steps into a simple
process. When a job is posted, CareerBuilder One automatically
engages CareerBuilder's Supply & Demand portal, Talent Network,
Resume Database and Luceo applicant tracking system, and incorporates
social media to deliver qualified candidates. With one platform,
employers no longer need to go to five different places to search for
candidates and manage candidate workflow.
Booth No. 723
Ceridian announces unique features for
Affordable Care Act compliance with Dayforce Human Capital
Management, a single application for HCM that determines benefits
eligibility and offers enrollment for variable hour employees who
exceed minimum average hours using either gross or net hours;
triggers enrollment for newly hired variable employees exceeding
minimum average hours within the measurement period ; automatically
enforces employee cost at 9.5% of W2 income; and, electronically
delivers the Employer Notice of Exchange during new-hire onboarding.
Booth No. 359
Clear Company will unveil the first
platform that connects talent management to business strategy in real
time. The patent-pending technology empowers organizations to
maximize the strategic contribution of hiring, learning and
performance initiatives by realizing the potential of their most
valuable asset: their people. The pioneering talent management suite
aligns and engages employees, contextualizing work around a company's
vision and goals.
Booth No. 923
Cornerstone will showcase new
innovations that transform its talent management suite into a single,
collaborative destination for employees and facilitate the ways
people want to work. This includes Universal Profile, which
aggregates user information and activities from within the
Cornerstone system, a completely redesigned social collaboration
platform, new social performance and employee recognition tools and
expanded native mobile functionality.
Booth No. 1351
CPP and Halogen Software have launched the
first-ever integration of the Myers-Briggs(R) assessment with a
talent management suite. The Halogen Myers-Briggs module pulls
employees' personality assessment results into the Halogen Talent
Management Suite where they can be used across various talent
processes to develop talent, build stronger teams and transform
Booth No. 550
Appearing for the first time at HR Tech,
Cuzie's applicant tracking system takes traditional recruiting
software and evolves it to meet the needs of today's companies.
Featuring an intuitive user experience that cuts training time, Cuzie
also has built-in video that empowers employers to attract, interview
and hire. Companies of any size can now have a fully functioning ATS
and video interviewing solution for a flat monthly rate.
Booth No. 437
Dovetail will introduce its
enhanced HR Case Management and Help Desk solution, Dovetail Employee
Engagement Suite 8. This release includes a redesigned console
displaying the most used features in the tool: configurable,
conditional fields based on specific attributes, such as case type;
an auto-search feature that searches for rel
evant cases and solutions
when a case is created or opened; and point-in-time support for
employee data, which ensures accurate case history.
Booth No. 19
Drumtalk, the social learning platform that
captures best practices and distributes critical content throughout
an organization, is announcing two new products: Drumtalk Stream,
where users embed, watch, and share video best practices, and
Drumtalk Enterprise, where users connect and correlate formal and
informal learning with employee performance.
Booth No. 135
Debuting at the Conference is emTRAiN
CenterStage, a video and content platform that provides hundreds of
video vignettes and eLearning scripts to allow customized eLearning
on HR, legal and soft skill topics. The API allows integration with
any LMS. For a monthly fee, members receive unlimited access to
current and engaging workplace videos and can request videos on
specific workplace issues.
Booth No. 22
Entelo announces Recruiter Academy, a premier
online destination for talent acquisition education and insight. With
complimentary courses, live expert panels, on demand videos and
how-to articles from sourcing and recruiting industry leaders,
Recruiter Academy delivers educational resources to help both veteran
hiring managers and first-time sourcers enhance their skills, sharpen
workflow and engage top talent.
Booth No. 1458
EPAY is announcing the Affordable Care
Act Toolkit for mobile workforces. The toolkit integrates
timekeeping, reporting, compliance and decision-making tools to
prepare workforces for 2015 employer mandates. It allows companies to
develop a game plan as the administration releases "draft guidance"
on evolving guidelines.
Equifax Workforce Solutions
Booth No. 735
Equifax is scheduled to
make an announcement with details to be released at the show.
Booth No. 1551
To be announced is FurstPerson Express,
an automated, SaaS, talent assessment technology aimed at providing
small- and mid-sized companies with the same access to talent
selection tools as their enterprise counterparts, at a fraction of
the cost. FurstPerson Express solves the core SMB business challenge:
how to hire the right person for their job and avoid cookie-cutter
Booth No. 348
Glassdoor is rolling out updates to the
Employer Center, a free self-service portal designed to track
employment branding efforts, reputation and recruiting activity. The
Employer Center includes new tools that allow companies to benchmark
Booth No. 1311
Halogen is announcing Halogen 1:1
Meeting, which facilitates meaningful performance discussions between
managers and their employees. It's the only one-on-one meeting tool
that seamlessly integrates with a talent management suite to make it
easy for managers and employees to review and update goals and
development plans, discuss new learning activities and share feedback
or recognition -- all in one place, and recorded in meeting notes.
Booth No. 1241
The company is launching the beta
version of Herd Feedback, a revolutionary system of employee
engagement that incorporates a weekly cycle of continuous, motivated
feedback. Employees are rewarded for their weekly cooperation by
entering a fun-filled world of games, competition, rewards and
charitable giving. This results in a closer interaction between HR,
management and employees, while HR receives timely, actionable
Booth No. 110
HireFuel has established a partnership with
EmploymentGuide.com, an hourly and skilled job board, to provide more
value to their customers. The new service, EmploymentGuide.com
powered by HireFuel, ensures mobile-optimized job postings, removes
barriers created by a lengthy application process and drives
conversions while lowering cost-per-hire.
Booth Nos. 1219 & 1121
HireVue will announce CodeVue Live,
its latest innovation designed to further improve the way
organizations hire technical talent. Built upon the company's CodeVue
solution, which enables candidates to solve coding challenges via an
on-demand digital interview, CodeVue Live allows this evaluation to
be completed in real time: recruiters can watch as candidates enter
codes, providing an additional level of analysis when evaluating
Booth No. 1501
HRCloud is a modern and powerful
cloud-based HRIS solution with a complete suite of HR functionality,
including core HR, performance appraisals & goals, onboarding,
recruiting, absence management and time sheets. Customers can also
take advantage of HRCloud's Apps Marketplace where they can simply
choose the modules they need.
HarQen (Voice Advantage)
Booth No. 1626
HarQen is releasing Voice
Advantage apps for iOS and Android devices. The apps complement Voice
Advantage's already accessible platform, joining phone and video
capability with responsive web design to make a candidate's
experience second to none and reducing friction in the recruitment
Booth No. 658
Hubbub is announcing hubbubNOW, the
first of its kind technology that provides quick and easy sign-up via
online subscription for companies seeking a corporate wellness
program. The company offers innovative mobile access to a rich
variety of health and wellness challenges for friends and family,
along with health coaching and support.
Booth No. 1143
iCIMS now offers cutting-edge functionality
as part of its suite of talent acquisition solutions: Video Cover
Letter. This new tool provides a modern, cost-effective method to
screen candidates using recorded videos that are integrated with the
iCIMS Talent Platform. Candidates can choose to showcase their
personality and professionalism with a short video, and recruiters
can quickly identify qualified candidates without wasting the time
and money associated with phone screening and on-site interviews.
IEEE Media Recruitment Services
Booth No. 755
The official career
site for the IEEE and its members has been redesigned. Visit with
IEEE to learn about new features that enable employers to hire
qualified electrical and electronics engineers and allied
professionals whose technical interests include computer sciences,
software development, information technology and related disciplines.
Booth No. 64
To assist companies with selecting new HRIS
technology, ihouse is offering change management consulting. The
company creates communication experiences and implementation
strategies that transform and strengthen the relationships between
organizations and their employees, shareholders and customers.
Booth No. 1049
InterviewStream will announce a new
feature that integrates LinkedIn with its video interview platform.
Candidates will have the option to attach their LinkedIn profile with
their video interview for recruiters to conveniently review together.
The upgrade addresses the increased use of LinkedIn by recruiters and
is designed to save them time when searching for candidates.
Booth No. 400
Jibe will unveil its recruiting analytics
solution, developed to provide strategic insight into hiring
practices. An integral component of Jibe's award-winning recruiting
platform, the solution pulls a wide swath of recruiting data from
disparate, unconnected systems, and presents it in easily consumable,
real-time dashboards. Recruiting professionals can configure and
display the information most important to them, and easily export the
data into clean, easy-to-read reports.
Booth No. 443
JK Group will announce the availability of
its innovative Unified Philanthropic Platform. This new solution
combines a rich data repository of over two million global charities
with highly configurable software tools to engage employees and
effectively administer matching gift programs, employee giving
campaigns, disaster relief efforts, volunteering, grants and more.
Booth No. 325
Jobvite will be making a major announcement
with details to be revealed at the show.
Booth No. 1340
Jostle will introduce its People
Engagement(R) platform -- an entirely new kind of intranet featuring
a people-centric design that engages employees and helps them get
work done. It ampli
fies company culture, shares accomplishments,
aligns teams, surfaces key information and bridges organizational
Kenexa, an IBM Company
Booth No. 500
IBM's Survey Analytics
services uses text and visual analytics software to automatically
extract and display more than one million pieces of anonymous
unstructured data derived from employee surveys, including more than
4.2 million employee comments collected annually through surveys
conducted by Kenexa, an IBM Company. An easy-to-read dashboard
visualizes findings via a sentiment "heat map" of trends broken down
by employee segments.
Booth No. 527
Lumesse is announcing the arrival of ETWeb
Mobile, as part of its ETWeb talent management platform. The new
release is designed to give the growing mobile workforce access to a
talent management system that helps managers and employees turn
downtime into uptime -- by doing their work the way they want to, on
their device of choice.
Booth No. 154
MacroMicro, which develops custom
applications and toolsets that visually describe the HR data of large
organizations, will announce its latest innovations at the show. An
interactive interface reveals structures, relationships, and patterns
that yield unprecedented insights for HR and senior leaders.
MacroMicro can heighten organizational efficiencies, increase
institutional knowledge, and bring clarity to complex, multifaceted
Booth No. 335
Mercer will launch the Talent Impact(TM)
technology solutions portfolio, which delivers a powerful combination
of consulting and information enabled with the right technology.
Talent Impact helps clients better forecast talent needs, engage
employees for maximum productivity, mobilize workforces for strategic
growth, reward key performers and assess organizational talent.
Mercer will also introduce a workforce planning offering as a key
addition to the Mercer Analytics suite.
Meridian Knowledge Solutions
Booth No. 1652
Meridian is announcing
Global(R) On-the-Job Training, which allows organizations to provide
employees with experiential learning for specific tasks. With the
Meridian Global(R) learning management system, an evaluator uses a
custom on-the-job checklist that specifies the skills required and
observes as the trainee performs the task. If needed, the trainee can
take immediate action to improve their job performance; the learning
activity is tracked and recorded.
Booth No. 752
MoBolt's Mobile Apply solution recreates any
ATS application process into a mobile format that allows jobseekers
to submit completed applications. Recently MoBolt released a
completely SaaS version of its mobile apply technology. Within this
release are such features as auto-creation of ATS user logins, the
ability to reduce and optimize the application Process, geo-targeted
search, language capabilities and more.
Booth No. 1541
Montage Talent has announced
breakthrough enhancements to Montage View(TM), the on-demand video
interviewing application. These include a social recruiting feature
through an open invite link that clients can use to socialize or post
anywhere, plus the industry's only question configuration capability,
which redefines how on-demand video interviewing can be customized by
recruiters and hiring managers.
Booth No. 1618
Nakisa is announcing a new Goal &
Performance solution that helps SAP customers to better plan,
evaluate and analyze workforce performance and goals. The fully
integrated solution enables users to define and assign goals, execute
performance evaluations, track progress and ensure performance aligns
with company goals.
Booth No. 1037
PageUp People will introduce Apply
Anywhere, a mobile-based recruitment solution that makes it easier
for companies to engage, attract and recruit talent anywhere, anytime
from multiple touch points. An enhancement to PageUp People's Unified
Talent Management Suite, Apply Anywhere enables companies to fully
integrate mobile technology into their recruiting strategy. Available
on all mobile devices, the solution helps employers reach a deeper
pool of candidates, particularly in markets where mobile use is
Booth No. 319
Paychex will showcase its new cloud-based
platform that combines cutting-edge technology with superior customer
service. The consumer-focused SaaS applications and enterprise
database include: payroll, time and attendance, human resources,
benefits, training, performance management, powerful reporting
solutions, and a robust set of mobility applications.
Booth No. 1126
PDS announces the launch of its new Vista
Analytics component, which allows organizations to turn their HRMS
data into actionable information to make better business decisions.
The configurable toolset allows users to create, manage, display, and
analyze statistics and other metrics, as well as key performance
indicators (KPIs) for HR, benefits, payroll, and recruiting
information. Information can easily be streamlined and shared.
Booth No. 1201
Peoplefluent will showcase its
innovative engagement platform, the Leadership Development Mirror,
designed to foster an engaged workforce and develop the potential of
future leaders. The Leadership Development Mirror couples video and
social tools, enabling organizations to energize talent enrichment
programs and deliver a collaborative learning environment.
Booth No. 106
To be announced is MentorString, a major
shift in managing and implementing effective coaching and mentoring
programs. By combining virtual coaching with secure social
networking, the platform helps connect individuals and groups within
the organization. It streamlines a tedious and manual process and
allows users to architect communication flow and development,
dramatically reducing adoption times and increasing effectiveness.
Booth No. 1628
Reppify Talent, a social referral solution,
aggregates the professional connections of a company's employees as
well as their past candidate pools, redefining the traditional talent
sourcing model. Recruiters and hiring managers create jobs with
weighted requirements and immediately receive stack-ranked lists of
the best fits for that position, making referral hiring and finding
new candidates simple and cost-effective.
Booth No. 1453
Reschedge will debut a new feature in its
platform to enhance the candidate scheduling process. The highly
advanced scheduling engine was designed specifically to take the
hassles out of interview scheduling.
Booth No. 1154
Part of the CEB Talent Measurement Solution,
SHL will unveil their High Potential Talent Report at this year's
conference. The new talent report and SHL service offering can
transform the ROI of high potential programs, addressing the critical
issues of career trajectory for high potential candidates, successful
leadership behaviors, and their commitment to
Booth No. 944
Sovren Group, a recruitment
intelligence software components company, is announcing the release
of version 7.2 of the Sovren Resume/CV Parser, adding Chinese and
Portuguese for a total of 14 languages, plus a new SaaS offering on
Amazon. The Chinese parser is integrated seamlessly into the existing
Resume/CV Parser at no additional cost.
Booth No. 25
Spotlite will announce the launch of its new
benefits administration solution. This functionality will complement
Spotlite's employee self-service enrollment application and provide
employers with the tools they need to adapt to a quickly-evolving
benefits landscape. Employers can easily and intuitively manage
employee data, benefit packages, life events, and generate custom
Booth No. 311
With its release of Talent
Expansion Suite 2013, SumTotal borrows a page from cutting-edge
consumer technology, combining usability, context and pervasiveness
into a single, dynamic user interface that seamlessly mines and
correlates Big HR data -- both internally and externally -- to yield
immediate productivity improvements. Highlights include expanded
social, mobile, analytic and integration capabilities.
Booth No. 521
Talemetry Agency is the newest module in
the Talemetry Talent Generation Suite, providing recruiters with a
simple interface to share jobs with third party recruiting agencies.
Recruiting agencies access a customized web portal to view open roles
and submit candidates for specific roles. Organizations can then
source and rank candidates submitted by agencies alongside candidates
that come from other sources.
Booth No. 1356
TalentCircles will introduce Job
Matching, which shortens time-to-hire by leveraging a powerful
graphical interface that allows users to instantly find and sort
matching talent network members with a percentage match for any job
opening. Users can also find jobs that fit a candidate's profile and
define matching settings along several criteria (experience,
location, education, job titles and more) before connecting with and
interviewing candidates by video.
Booth No. 1627
TalentQuest is adding search options to
TQ Succession, allowing users to identify "suggested successors" and
"find" people similar to top employees. Enhancements include the
ability to configure sequential reviews, to add external raters on
performance reviews, to restrict appraisal sections based on role
(employee, manager, and co-rater), and more.
Booth No. 1516
TalentReef, a recruitment marketing
platform, announces the addition of a Social CRM and mobile
capability. Every TalentReef-powered recruitment campaign, in
addition to being fully-branded, SEO optimized and socially
shareable, will automatically be mobile-enabled, providing users with
another channel to attract and engage talent.
Booth No. 1324
Ultimate Software will unveil
UltiPro Recruiting, a completely new recruiting solution that
transforms talent acquisition from a recruiter-centric process to one
that engages potential and existing employees. Using principles such
as gamification, collaboration, portability, and integration with
social networks, the new UltiPro Recruiting enables applicants to
build a holistic online presence with an organization.
Booth No. 840
Vemo's new service offering,
Rent-A-Data-Scientist, will allow organizations to use the company's
custom project capability or its target analytics products to address
key talent issues such as managing retention risk, boosting employee
performance and predicting workforce demand.
Booth No. 23
Vestrics is introducing a cloud-based
analytics application that helps organizations optimize their human
capital investments. By unleashing the muscle of disparate data
sources, Vestrics looks deeper into HR investments to understand
where they are effective and where they can be improved, solving key
issues such as reducing costs and improving retention.
Booth No. 1041
Coming to the show is the latest version of
Ving, an engagement tool that ensures important messages are
understood and acted upon. Customers can create and share multimedia
messages and track detailed information about recipient interaction.
Ideal for internal communication, onboarding and policy updates, this
version features intuitive drag-and-drop message creation and
pre-formatted templates for presenting videos, audio files,
documents, pictures and surveys.
Booth No. 1550
The Web Scribble Recruitment Marketing
Platform announces a major new release including mobile career
website support with source tracking and mobile apply. The
Recruitment Marketing platform has been improved to include better
SEO, job distribution, and advanced career websites that integrate
with existing ATS.
Booth No. 1650
Work4 Labs is scheduled to make an
announcement with details to be released at the show.
Booth No. 911
Workday has announced Workday Big Data
Analytics, unifying multiple sizes, sources, and structures of
external data with Workday data to equip HR and finance organizations
with insights to make better business decisions. HR organizations can
augment existing analytics in Workday or leverage pre-built analytic
templates to tackle scenarios such as market compensation comparison,
retention risk and impact analysis. Workday will also preview its
mobile-first recruiting application, available in spring 2014.
Booth No. 455
Zao will showcase the first ever Facebook
Recruiting App that engages and rewards fans, business network and
talent community in referral hires. Zao unlocks an entirely new
source of hire by tapping into the hidden referral potential of
communities created by users. The new app is a free part of Zao's
comprehensive employee and social referral hire platform that helps
find, engage and hire the best possible talent.
About the HR Technology(R) Conference
Now in its 16th year, the HR
Technology(R) Conference & Exposition is the annual Town Meeting of
thousands of professionals from around the world who gather to share
their expertise and challenges in all forms of technology for HR. In
addition to senior HR practitioners, every major industry analyst,
consultant, blogger and vendor regularly attends. This year's event
will focus on a number of topics, including how the combination of
Cloud Computing, Social in the Enterprise, Analytics (including Big
Data) and Mobile is ushering in a new era in computing.
More details about the HR Technology(R) Conference & Exposition can
be found at http://www.HRTechnologyConference.com.
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