Recruitment

Johnston Press announces strong digital growth in Q3

Autos and recruitment continue to lead year-on-year digital growth at Johnston Press, increasing advertising revenue by 79 percent and eleven percent, respectively, for the three months running up to Oct. 18. In an interim statement issued this morning, Johnston said digital revenue was up 51 percent y-on-y, and overall advertising losses narrowed y-on-y from being down 4.6 percent in H1 of...

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Micro-jobbing takes off in South Africa

Money for Jam (M4JAM) has taken off in South Africa, and according to co-founder and CEO Andre Hugo, the company has been signing up about 1,200 users a day. The platform, which launched in August 2014 (our report here), already has more than 50,000 active “jobbers”, who together have earned more than R845,000 ($78,000 U.S.), he said. M4JAM is a way for South Africans to get...

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Egypt’s Jobzella gets funds for Gulf countries

Egypt’s Jobzella.com, which dubs itself as the only site offering job and course aggregation services in Arabic, English and Croatian, received a substantial second round of funding from an unnamed Saudi investor for its expansion into the Gulf region, more specifically Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and Qatar, said Jobzella CEO Nader El-Batrawi. In it’s first round of...

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‘Worst is over’ for U.K. regionals

Ashley Highfield, chief executive at Johnston Press, claimed yesterday’s Q3 performance showing a 40-percent growth in its digital audience, means “the worst is over”, and Suzy Young, data and journals director at Warc, appeared to agree. Warc is well known for its advertising revenue calculation work with the Advertising Association and, though Young would not want to appear...

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SmartRecruiters, LinkedIn team for hires

In the webinar “SmartRecruiters and LinkedIn Expand Integration”, SmartRecruiters president and COO Brett Queener showed us around the platform and the newest social integrations with LinkedIn. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Milkround launches responsive site with Madgex

Madgex, the recruitment platform developer, announced a series of updates to clients’ sites to make them responsive, and optimize them for whatever device they are viewed on. Milkround has been relaunched with separate areas for recruiters, school leaves and graduates so the different needs of each target group can be addressed. There is also a new careers advice section on the site and an...

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