What downturn? Investors remain bullish on HR tech as the Great Resignation slows

The market for HR tech, which runs the gamut from workforce management to applicant recruitment and tracking systems, has proven remarkably resilient in the face of both pandemic and economic headwinds. In fact, some would argue that it’s precisely because of...

HireArt lands $26.25M to help manage and recruit W2 contractors for clients

HireArt, which TechCrunch previously described as a “resume-killing” jobs marketplace, today announced that it raised $26.25 million in a Series B financing round led by Three Fish Capital with participation from over a “half dozen” angel...

A weaker economy won’t solve the tech talent crunch overnight

As bad economic news piles up seemingly on a daily basis, we don’t know what the future holds except that change is on the way. Although we are seeing layoffs and hiring freezes at some companies, it doesn’t necessarily mean the talent crunch will immediately...

Valence raises $25M to track team performance with continuous reviews

Valence, a growing teamwork platform, today announced that it raised $25 million in a Series A round led by Insight Partners. Co-founder and CEO Parker Mitchell said that the tranche will be used to triple the size of the company’s team to 75, expand its sales...