New to the Market – 16 September

Recruiters can benefit from technology launches

Digital platform developer BOOM Software has launched, a website that helps candidates submit video CVs to employers. Candidates can access the platform without any monthly fees with the option to create up to two videos and links with a free account. Premium subscription options are also available for jobseekers to create more tailored videos.

Lee McQueen, Raw Talent leader and a previous winner of TV’S The Apprentice, has this week launched a technology-enabled talent recruitment, assessment and development platform, Phoenix51. The company has already established an advisory board and successfully completed its beta phase. It is working with clients including Reach, IHG, Century Link, Tottenham Hotspur, TP/ICAP and Mediacom. Phoenix51 enables organisations to make data-driven decisions at every stage of the employee journey, from hiring through to benchmarking, training and retention. It creates digital frameworks and scorecards that allow organisations to assess and interview against key behaviours and competencies specific to a job role in both vertical and horizontal hiring. McQueen is joined at Phoenix51 by COO Chris Wimhurst, a business psychologist.

Global technology company Zoho Corporation has announced the launch of Zoho Workplace, a single software platform that brings together collaboration, productivity and communications tools and integrates them into other business processes. The unified platform offers communications such as email, messaging, audio and video conferencing; a cloud office suite with shared file storage; common team and collaboration paradigms built into the products; and artificial intelligence, search and other services.