Recruitment

Navent launches ‘Tinder-like’ jobs app for IT professionals

It’s been a while since we reported that Navent, a leading real estate and jobs classifieds operating in 10 Latin American countries, was about to launch an app for IT experts. Just a few weeks after the project was announced as a top secret initiative, the company funded by Riverwood Capital and Tiger Global finally released a final version of the app. It’s called Ubit Propuestas...

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The IT Job Board rebrands as Dice

DHI Group (formerly known as Dice Holding) extended its service into Europe with the rebranding of European tech career site The IT Job Board to Dice. Dice is America’s leading digital career resource for technology and engineering professionals. The move follows the company’s acquisition of the IT Job Board in July 2013 from international staffing specialist SThree. The IT Job Board is a...

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Russia’s Rambler appoints new acting director

Rambler&Co, one of Russia’s largest media holdings, hired a new acting director for its website Rambler.ru. She is Anastasia Babkina (photo), who has been a marketing executive of Rambler since 2011. Rambler’s site offers a variety of services, including auto vertical classifieds AutoRambler, email and search, online news and weather. Babkina is expected to add new dynamism to...

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Yandex axes editorial staff of Auto.ru

Yandex, Russia’s Internet search giant, disbanded the editorial department of its leading auto classifieds site Auto.ru. In the wake of the ongoing economic crisis that grips Russia, the company decided to streamline the platform and prioritize aggregation services instead. Following the acquisition of Auto.ru by Yandex in 2014, Russia’s leading auto vertical has seen a shifting of...

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Leadership skills still highly sought

Job ads ask for leadership skills nearly a fourth of the time, according to a two-year survey of 4.4 million job posts by Simply Hired, one of the largest independent job search engines. U.S. employers apparently are hungry for leaders: —Nearly 100 percent of executive positions require leadership skills, but 53 percent of middle management and 25 percent of junior level jobs also require...

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Adzuna hits its crowdfunding target

U.K.-based job search engine Adzuna successfully raised its crowdfunding target of £1.5 million pounds ($2.3 million U.S.) only three weeks after launching the fund-raising round. The total number of investors currently stands at 438, and it has so far raised £1,644,474. The amount of equity offered was increased in line with the over-subscription and now stands at 6.42 percent of the equity....

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