Recruitment

Strong job market rubs off on Jobindex results

Denmark’s job market is expanding and the jobs site Jobindex is noticing it on its bottom line. That is good news to hear from an EU country. Jobindex informed the Danish stock market earlier today that the financial performance for FY2014 will be better than expected, thanks to the strength of the job ad market. The site enjoyed rising job listings, and profits are up by even more than...

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Tough time recruiting IT folks? Try beer

In Boston at least, beer has become a hot incentive for local companies who are valiantly competing for new technical staff, and as well concerned about keeping them. Perhaps if you’re a Boston-area recruitment publisher you might want to start soliciting display advertising from beer distributors, for placement near your job ads. It sounds like this guzzling gambit is working for these...

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Whatever happened to LesPAC’s English language site for Canada?

In our 2012 “Global Classifieds Annual” (CIR 13.20, Oct. 12, 2012), we reported that the Quebec-based, French language general classified website LesPAC was planning its first ever English-language version for roll out across Canada. We’ve checked in with LesPAC several times since then, but no sign of the English site. So we asked Suzanne Moquin, the company’s CEO, what was up? The...

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CareerCloud debuts Twitter JobCritters

Social job aggregator CareerCloud has just launched JobCritters, a platform that enables search, save and share of job listings. There’s even a ‘Twesume,’ which combines Twitter profile and resume. All you need is a Twitter account. It’s free to both job seekers and hiring managers, though a premium employer account, with more features, is $20 a month. (For more on...

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JobR app gets $2 mil seed fund, advisor

JobR app, a mobile startup we just reviewed as a notable niche-y recruitment tool, has landed $2 million in seed funding.   Ellen Levy, managing director of Silicon Valley Connect, has joined JobR as advisor as well as investor. “We are proud to announce that we closed an oversubscribed $2M round of funding from some really impressive investors: Lerer Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Eniac...

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RealMatch signs 55 new job-site clients

The Washington Post, Lancaster Newspapers, Diversity on Demand, Utah MediaOne Group, Expo Web and 50 other publishers have chosen RealMatch to power their career sites  and posting distribution since the start of 2014. Here’s the announcement: RealMatch Launches 55 New Publisher Partners since the Beginning of 2014 NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – RealMatch announced...

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