18th Annual HR Tech Conference Announces Awesome New Startups for HR

September 21, 2015

Event to Introduce Thousands of Attendees to Six Startups that Promise to Disrupt the Industry

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (September 21, 2015) – Human Resource Executive® magazine, the premier publication focused on strategic issues in HR, today announced the six new companies that will be featured as Awesome New Startups for HR during the 18th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition®, which will be held October 18 – 21, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

Poised for record-breaking attendance, the HR Tech Conference is designed to showcase the tools, techniques and technologies that transform how HR is done. Each year the event attracts thousands of HR professionals from around the globe who want to connect with the thought leaders, industry experts and innovative vendors offering their ideas and solutions to the biggest challenges facing HR today. Among the most popular and eagerly anticipated sessions are “Awesome New Technologies for HR,” which highlights the innovations released by major players in the space, and “Awesome New Startups for HR”, which highlights the most cutting edge startups that promise to disrupt the status quo.

Now in its second year, the “Awesome New Startups for HR” session will take place on the opening day of the HR Tech Conference, Sunday, October 18 at 3:45 p.m. PDT. During the session, attendees will be introduced to the six startups representing the best of the newest companies shaking up the industry. Each organization will demonstrate its groundbreaking solutions and show how it pushed the envelope and forced the bigger players to stay on their toes. The six startups to be featured in the session include:

Bridge US
Bridge US has reinvented how companies secure visas and green cards for foreign talent. The company’s cloud-based platform eliminates the time and paperwork associated with immigration processing, tracking and compliance. Bridge US streamlines the immigration process for hundreds of happy customers, ranging from leading startups to publicly-traded companies.

Great Hires
Great Hires will showcase its mobile-first candidate experience platform that helps companies deliver an awesome on-site interviewing experience. By providing information about the company, job and people they meet with before they walk in the door, candidates are better prepared for their interview, ensuring a positive candidate experience.

Kanjoya Perception pushes the frontiers of workforce analytics with its integration of employee engagement, performance review and unstructured text data to understand and predict which employees will do well and why. Created with state-of-the-art natural language processing and machine learning, the solution delivers targeted intelligence to help businesses attract, retain and motivate the best employees for their organizations.

One Model
HR applications use data but they don’t share it. One Model will demonstrate how it can help deliver a true HR data strategy across a company’s technology investments so that analytics, planning and integration can flow naturally from all of their data. One Model helps companies take control of their HR data, including the data’s history and predictive capabilities, and put them to work.

OrgVue is the leading tool for business transformation. It gives HR and OD teams a new and better way to design, transform and operate their organizations. From merger & acquisitions to organizational restructures, the company helps deliver change faster, fairly, with lower risk and lower cost.

TMBC’s StandOut is revolutionizing engagement and performance through next generation HR solutions. StandOut provides the technology to meet the needs of the present and the future with dynamic teaming, real-time statistically reliable measures of engagement and performance, and machine-learning algorithms to increase the precision of measurement over time and to deliver personalized, calibrated coaching to each user.

HR Tech Conference co-chair Steve Boese commented, “The HR technology industry is characterized by constant change – and the companies that can keep up and introduce new solutions to address the challenges of the day are the ones poised for greatest success. The six companies featured in ‘Awesome New Startups for HR’ fully demonstrate the next generation of HR tech, offering cutting-edge technologies that make them stand out next to their more established peers. We look forward to seeing these technologies in action and seeing how they will change the way HR works.”

The six companies featured as Awesome New Startups aren’t the only companies shaking up the industry. For the second year, the HR Technology Conference & Exposition® will host its Startup Pavilion, which will feature almost twice the number of companies as the 2014 event. The companies participating in the Startup Pavilion include Anthology, Bridge US, Crunchr, Elevated Careers, EmployStream, Empty Cubicle, Inc., Exaltive, Herefish, LLC, HROnboard, Human Footprint, Hyphen, Interviewed, Jobhint, Kinetics.io, LeaderAmp, Life Guides, OfferCraft, One Model, Inc., Recroup, Red e App, ROIKOI, Springbuk Analytics, Starling Trust Sciences, Talent Sity, Tasytt, Verecho, Visibl, Vohtr, WorkBright and Zuman.

In addition to the Startup Pavilion, the Expo will feature a record number of more than 300 companies exhibiting their solutions, with a waiting list for those companies that still wish to participate.

Additional details about the 18th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition® can be found at www.HRTechConference.com or by calling toll-free 1-800-727-1227.


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