Workday shares up 73% in IPO


SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) – Shares Workday Inc.  soared Friday as the enterprise software company began trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock was trading up 73 % to $48.50 after pricing at $28 a share, above its proposed range of $24 to $26. The Pleasanton, Calif.-based company’s initial public offering initially set a priceContinue reading “Workday shares up 73% in IPO”

CERN Sees Surge in Job Applicants After Going Social


The Geneva-based nuclear research facility says it has seen the number of applicants for typical jobs grow from 30 to 50 to over 500 during the last 12 months. From ComputerWeekly.com: CERN, the research facility and location of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), has become the newest symbol of the huge impact of social mediaContinue reading “CERN Sees Surge in Job Applicants After Going Social”

Self-Serve Kiosks: Hiring Made Easy


Hiring kiosks are most popular with retailers and fast food restaurants, but that is beginning to change.  Using self-service hiring and appointment-setting kiosks continues to grow. Banks have ATM’s; movie theaters and airlines have electronic ticket booths; more businesses are jumping on the self-service bandwagon. Employers are increasingly using self-service technology in hiring, as aContinue reading “Self-Serve Kiosks: Hiring Made Easy”

SmashFly Named 2012 #HRTechConf Company to Watch


From Smashfly.com: BY CHRIS BRABLC ⋅ OCTOBER 9, 2012 Exciting news coming around the HR Technology Conference for SmashFly Technologies.  Industry veteran and analyst George LaRocque (@glarocque) put together a great list of companies that are doing exceptional things around HR and talent acquisition technology and SmashFly is honored to be included on that list.

Ovation Makes Splash at @HRTechConf


CHICAGO/TAMPA BAY, FL–(From PRWeb) Ovation Technologies, the cloud-based recruiting and employee on-boarding software, launched several key enhancements to its product today at the HR Technology Conference & Expo in Chicago. In an effort to better serve its customer base, Ovation has enhanced its existing product to streamline recruiting workflow, increase product accessibility, simplify its pricingContinue reading “Ovation Makes Splash at @HRTechConf”

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