Monthly Wrap-Up: HR Tech Startup Raises $50 Million

Heather R. Huhman

Monthly Wrap-Up: HR Tech Startup Raises $50 Million

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Monthly Wrap-Up: HR Tech Startup Raises $50 Million

This is a look at the job search and HR tech news, data, trends, and events you need to know about.


HR Software Startup Raises $50 Million

Namely, an HR software startup aiming to create user-friendly software, recently announced new funding of $50 million. With 650 customers already, the funds will help Namely develop new products and services and improve functionality. 

Castlight Health, Inc. And Jiff, Inc. Now Form Single Company

Castlight Health, Inc. recently announced their acquisition of privately owned Jiff, Inc. The combination of the two health and wellness companies will offer the most comprehensive health benefits platform on the market. Thanks to the expanded product offering, the newly joined companies will help millions of employees and employers manage their health benefit dollars more effectively.

The HR Tech Periodic Table

Knowing the immense growth of HR tech companies since 2012, CB Insights compiled a list of 131 privately-held HR tech companies. The table helps companies easily navigate the most active HR tech investors and the top 10 exits since 2012. 

Company Spotlight

Online Medical Practice Becomes Available to Anyone

Sherpaa, an online medical practice open 24/7, was once only available to specific companies and their employees. Now, their reliable, fast, and affordable healthcare solutions are open and available to everyone. Through their online platform and app, users can email doctors who are ready to diagnose, order tests, prescribe, treat, refer if needed, and follow up until users are all better.

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New Year, New Trends: HR Technology Plans for 2017 | Feb. 1, 2017

In this webinar, Stacey Harris, vice president of research and analytics, and Erin Spencer, research consultant, share insights for 2017 HR technology plans and strategies gathered from more than 1,500 organizations around the world.

Innovation in HR: Leave Management Systems | Feb. 22, 2017

Don Best and Jennifer Schnittker of DATABASICS will be hitting the hot-button issue of leave management. Together, they’ll guide you through how to implement a successful employee leave management program with a simplified process.

Heather R. Huhman

Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager, and founder & president of Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for organizations with products that target job seekers and/or employers. She is also the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships: The Truth About Getting from Classroom to Cubicle (2011), #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle (2010), and writes career and recruiting advice for numerous outlets.