In February, K1 Investment Management announced a majority investment in Jobvite, the industry leader in best-of-breed recruiting software. On today’s podcast we’ll discuss that news and more with Matt Singer, VP of Marketing.
Dawn Burke’s HR and leadership career has spanned the last 20 years, most recently serving as VP of People for Birmingham, AL, award-winning technology company, Daxko. Before that she spent 10 years at one of the nation's largest direct mail organizations, MSpark, serving in a variety of HR leadership roles including Director of Recruiting and Director of HR. In today’s episode she talks about HR tech, leadership issues and the future of the HR professional.
As the Chief People Officer at Pennsylvania based Phenom People Brad Goldoor manages the Talent Acquisition team and Talent Development functions including Interviewing, onboarding and Employee Engagement. Before that he spent several years as their VP of business development….Phenom has recently secured $22 million in Series B funding from investors such as AXA Venture Partners.
Wonolo – which stands for Work. Now. Locally….has raised a Series B funding round of $13 million dollars which brings it total funding to $25 million. The company’s technology connects employers with vetted workers “within moments”. The new funding comes from Venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. AJ Brustein is one of the co founders and he joins me on the phone from San Francisco. We chat about the company's origin and the on demand labor market they are building in major cities across the U.S.
Today we’ll be talking about hot topics in text recruiting with the CEO of Canvas, based in Indianapolis. The company just launched in June 2017 and is gaining traction. We'll talk about how they started, how texting is inserting itself into the hiring process and other HRtech trends in our final podcast for 2017.