What's New

Jul 1, 2008


Vovici Inc. has developed and released the Vovici Community Builder module, a communication and feedback tool designed to help organizations create and manage online community panels. Customer, employee and stakeholder panels provide feedback to organizations through custom community web sites that feature forums and suggestion boxes. The Community Builder module offers businesses a better way to gather in-depth information and guarantee that the time participants spend on the community panels is used effectively.

Contact: (800) 787-8755, www.vovici.com, info@vovici.com

Compensation And Benefits

Salary.com Inc. has released the Hybrid Job Valuation Report, a compensation tool designed to help HR professionals and employers accurately assess the value of blended or hybrid jobs. This system can help employers ensure that they are providing competitive pay packages for nontraditional positions. The Hybrid Job Valuation Report uses employer-reported compensation market data that has been analyzed by a team of compensation professionals. Jobs are thoroughly researched and validated.

Contact: (866) 725-2791, www.salary.com, info@salary.com

Performance Management

HRsmart has released the performance and talent management tool Total Talent Profile. The software is designed to provide managers and supervisors with a single source to find and review information on employee performance, career development, skills and competencies. The tool allows managers to administer job and performance appraisals from a single screen.

Contact: (972) 783-3000, www.hrsmart.com, marketing@hrsmart.com


Smuz.com is an employment web site available free of charge to employers and job seekers. The job board offers a resume database that employers can use to search for candidates. The web site includes features such as e-mail notification and one-click sourcing and search applications.

Contact: (703) 873-7007, www.smuz.com, info@smuz.com

SearchPath International (SPI) has launched an executive search service called ExecuSure. This service offers clients a 12-month, money-back guarantee on executive search fees. The ExecuSure program is designed to reflect a higher level of service and to ensure that SPI’s search consultants identify and recommend the highest-quality job candidates to their clients.

Contact: (866) 723-9163, www.searchpath.com, info@searchpath.com

BrightMove Inc. is now offering a free version of its applicant tracking software online. The BrightMove Lite system is geared to help startup staffing companies and small recruiting or HR departments. While BrightMove Lite does not offer all the tracking functions of the BrightMove standard edition, small employers should find it useful in helping establish an effective applicant tracking system.

Contact: (877) 482-8840, www.brightmove.com, info@brightmove.com

Training And Development

Stecin Leadership LLC has developed and released DISC The Game. This board game and learning tool is designed for HR and training professionals to use in leadership development and team-building training sessions. The game was developed for use with individuals and teams and to initiate discussions that focus on behavioral tendencies in a comfortable and fun environment. The game can help participants learn how to better interact with others as they answer real-world questions about their own and their team members’ behavioral tendencies.

Contact: (888) 783-2461, www.stecinleadership.comm, stecin@stecinleadership.com

SkillPath Seminars has added “Escaping the Time Trap” to its popular 60-Minute Video Solutions series. This fast-paced video features a series of workplace vignettes that use humor and examples to demonstrate how workers can lose control of their time every day. The video is designed to develop innovative time management skills that can help anyone become more efficient and effective at work and at home.

Contact: (800) 873-7545, www.skillpath.com, products@skillpath.com

Product manufacturers and developers provide information for What’s New. Inclusion in this sample of products does not necessarily imply endorsement by SHRM or HR Magazine.

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