The Future of HR Technology: Randstad US Presents First-Ever Digital HR Showcase

Keynoted by Futurist Ray Wang, Event to Highlight the Technology Startups Poised to Disrupt HR and Reshape the World of Work

07 Jan, 2016, 08:00 ET from Randstad US

ATLANTA, Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Randstad US, one of the largest HR services and staffing companies in the United States, today announced details of its inaugural Digital HR Showcase. Taking place on Friday, January 15, 2016 at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, this invitation-only event is designed to explore the latest technologies and companies promising to reshape workforce management.

"Although the HR technology landscape continues to become more crowded, there are some standout companies offering cutting-edge solutions that will transform how businesses attract, engage and retain talent," said Linda Galipeau, CEO, Randstad North America. "We are pleased to host our first-ever Digital HR Showcase and help executives in the Atlanta community learn about the companies leading the charge in HR innovation and see firsthand how their solutions can solve their biggest workforce challenges."

Today's employers face a number of obstacles to creating successful teams, from increasing competition and a global shortage of qualified talent to greater pressure to do more with less. As such, they need every advantage to build a strong talent pipeline, retain top performers and improve overall business performance. In hosting this event, Randstad, a committed supporter of early-stage HR technology companies through its Randstad Innovation Fund, aims to connect business leaders with the ideas and technologies that can provide a competitive advantage and change how key HR tasks are done.

The event will begin with an opening keynote by R "Ray" Wang, principal analyst, founder and chairman of Silicon Valley-based Constellation Research, Inc. During his presentation, Wang will share insights from his best-selling book "Disrupting Digital Business," published by Harvard Business Review Press. He will explain the impact of digital disruption on all types of businesses and take a particular look at how new HR technology will impact the world of work.

Following this keynote, eight of the most innovative companies in the HR technology space will present their solutions poised to disrupt the HR landscape. The companies taking part in the showcase include: Brazen, Checkster, Crunchr, GreenJobInterview, gr8 People, HiredScore, pymetrics and RiseSmart.

During the event, each company will present a live demonstration of their products, allowing attendees to see firsthand how their solutions can improve their daily operations. Attendees will have ample opportunity to interact with the presenters to learn more about their game-changing solutions.

Registration for Randstad's Digital HR Showcase is complimentary for qualified executive professionals. Additional information about the event can be accessed at: http://experts.randstadusa.com/digital_hr_showcase-0.

About Randstad
Randstad US is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $22.9 billion global provider of HR services. As one of the largest staffing organizations in the United States, Randstad provides temporary, temporary-to-hire and permanent placement services each week to over 100,000 people through its network of more than 900 branches and client-dedicated locations. 

Employing over 5,300 recruiting experts, the company is a top provider of outsourcing, staffing, consulting and projects and workforce solutions within the areas of Engineering, Finance & Accounting, Healthcare, Human Resources, IT, Legal, Manufacturing & Logistics, Office & Administration, Pharma and Sales & Marketing. Learn more at www.randstadusa.com and access Randstad's panoramic U.S. thought leadership knowledge center through its Workforce360 site that offers valuable insight into the latest economic indicators and HR trends shaping the world of work.      

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