HORSHAM, PA--(Marketwired - Oct 2, 2013) - Human Resource Executive® magazine, the premier publication focused on strategic issues in HR, today revealed that a record-setting 68 exhibitors will announce new products at the 16th Annual HR Technology® Conference & Exposition.
Widely considered the must-attend global HR event of the year, the HR Technology® 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 more.
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 development.
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 studied 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™ 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 readiness.
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® 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 organizational performance.
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 relevant 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 solutions.
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 against competitors.
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 information.
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 technical candidates.
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 process.
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® platform -- an entirely new kind of intranet featuring a people-centric design that engages employees and helps them get work done. It amplifies company culture, shares accomplishments, aligns teams, surfaces key information and bridges organizational silos.
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 organizations.
Booth No. 335
Mercer will launch the Talent Impact™ 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® On-the-Job Training, which allows organizations to provide employees with experiential learning for specific tasks. With the Meridian Global® 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™, 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 prolific.
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. 216
Reviewsnap will announce the launch of its Reviewsnap Mobile™ application. This application will be available on any iOS and Android mobile device and will bring to the user on-the-go all of the critical functionality of the Reviewsnap performance management system. No longer will performance reviews or 360 degree surveys need to be done on a laptop or PC.
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 the organization.
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 reports.
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® Conference
Now in its 16th year, the HR Technology® 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® Conference & Exposition can be found at http://www.HRTechnologyConference.com.