Recruitment

HR software drove CareerBuilder NA revenue

CareerBuilder’s North America revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $176 million, a 2 percent increase year-over-year, and a 5 percent increase from the first quarter of this year, a CareerBuilder spokesperson told the AIM Group.  These figures include products sold by CareerBuilder’s newspaper partners, who sold $19 million during the quarter. Looking at CareerBuilder staff...

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Craigslist job applicants poorest quality, says survey

In its 2013 Recruiting Channels Survey of 150 recruiters, software review and research firm Software Advice determined that LinkedIn provided the highest-quality candidate at a reasonable price. While Craigslist was the cheapest buy it was also named bottom of the recruitment-site heap for both quality and quantity of candidates. Indeed earned No.1 status for applicant numbers.  CareerBuilder...

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HireVue debuts interview Insights

Digitial interview platform provider HireVue has just introduced Insights, which it claims as the world’s first data-driven candidate and interviewer recommendation engine. The Omaha-based software firm  says that Insights can provide to recruiters 100,000 times more data about a candidate than a resume. It provides  insight into candidate behavior and performance by way of a deeper...

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Glassdoor mapping jobs by industry

GlassDoor’s new JobExplorer might help connected some of the 10 million unemployed U.S. residents with the 5 million jobs that have been going unfilled.  JobExplorer’s data and mapping system helps job-seekers determine if they might be better off relocating to get the job of their dreams, for example. Its Career Progression Tool looks at the visitor’s resume, and based on...

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Zillow hiring geeks like crazy

As further evidence that Zillow plans to keep right on evolving, check out the 21 full-time technical positions the real estate listing giant has posted on GeekWork, GeekWire’s job site.  In addition to the technical program manager listed below, Zillow seeks group program manager, GIS analyst, Mortgage Marketplace technical account manager, software test engineer, Javascript development...

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Recruitment strong for ‘flat’ Newsquest

Recruitment advertising was the one bright light in Newsquest’s second quarter results released today by its American owner and publisher of  USA Today, Gannett Co. The sector rose in value by 9.4 per cent, compared to Q2 of 2013, while automotive and real estate dropped by 6.1 percent and 9.1 percent respectively. Overall classified advertising was 1.9 percent down on the corresponding...

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