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16 October 2019
Digital tools : UK start-up ‘predicts’ employee resignations
Oxford-based visual data management start-up, Zegami, has just launched a new tool for employers that will enable them to predict which employees are most likely to resign from their jobs. Called Zegami HR, the platform operates using a tailor-made algorithm developed from work carried out at the Oxford...
17 May 2019
China: DingDing, the collaborative platform that manages workers
Few workers in China will be unaware of the existence of DingDing, the application used for organisation and communication within companies. Launched in 2014, the application has grown to become the number one workplace social network in the world. It is mainly used in China, where it has been downloaded...
21 January 2019
United States : Alia – the app for independent employers who want to provide domestic cleaning staff with social protection benefits
The National Domestic Workers Alliance, which organizes and advocates for domestic workers has recently launched a portable benefits tool called Alia that can enable domestic cleaning staff to access social protection benefits. Employers can voluntarily contribute at least $5 per month. Workers can redeem paid time off, at $120 per day. Alia also enables employers to subscribe to life assurance, and disability and serious illness cover for their staff.
14 November 2017
Italy: the ‘Maternity as a Master’ start-up is now both attracting fathers and looking to expand abroad
While company-based parenting practices are burgeoning, the unusual ‘Maternity as a Master’ (MaaM) training program aims to transpose competences that parents acquire during parenthood over to the workplace. The digital platform that was launched two years ago now include twenty-five Italian client companies (including UniCredit, Poste Italiane, Enel, Luxottica and subsidiaries of various multinationals such as Ikea and Coca-Cola) and approximately 2,000 participants. The MaaM start-up is seeking a capital...