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In France one out of every five people seeks work via mobile channels

The share of those seeking work on mobile is growing fast and currently one out of every five people in France does that, shows Vivastreet research conducted in October this year with the help of nearly 2,500 respondents. On its jobs section, Vivastreet noted mobile traffic was 25 percent in October 2014, and only 15 percent two months earlier. Mobile traffic tends to be as important or more...

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WeGoLook, IFS team for online auto sales

In yet another totally online auto-sales venture, WeGoLook’s local inspection service for long-distance online shoppers, and auto finance service Innovative Funding Services team up. Here’s the announcement:  WeGoLook and Innovative Funding Services (IFS) Forge Partnership For Online Car Shopping WeGoLook and Innovative Funding Services (IFS) announced the launch of their new...

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Naspers will sell Ricardo, says Reuters

The rumor that Naspers wants to sell Ricardo, its popular Swiss business, got a lot more concrete today, when Reuters reported “Naspers adviser Altium Capital was preparing information packs that will be sent to potential buyers before the end of the year”. Altium Capital is an investment bank (here). The information was leaked to Reuters by “two people familiar with the...

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RealMatch’s Almog: why helm changes

Gal Almog, founder of recruitment service and platform provider RealMatch, sent the following to the firm’s affiliate partners. He explained the reasons behind his move to Israel  (a place he’d been commuting to and from anyway) , and the firm’s choice of Jonathan Bulkeley as his replacement as CEO.  As Almog points out, Bulkeley has both digital and newspaper experience,...

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RealtyTrac debuts lead generator MEGA

As yet more evidence of the power of big data for real estate, distressed property giant RealtyTrac just launched its MEGA feature. MEGA enables targeted prospecting for seller agents. RealtyTrac Launches Expanded Lead Generation Platform with Detailed Data on 188 Million U.S. Properties MEGA Download Platform Includes Sale, Loan, Occupancy, Equity, Foreclosure Info; Customers Create Targeted...

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Employer Zillow faces two lawsuits

Zillow, still in the midst of a court battle in which it is accused of fraud by Top Agent Network, is now facing two  California legal battles around its treatment of employees. The first, case no. 01844 , filed Nov. 19 in U.S. District Court, Central District of Calif., accuses the real estate giant of retaliation, infliction of emotional distress, and whistleblower violations against...

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