Recruitment

Saltside joins Facebook’s “parallel Internet” in Ghana

Internet.org, the initiative of Facebook’s Marc Zuckerberg (and a number of other companies) to connect “the unconnected two-thirds” took a small step forward this week, when it launched in Ghana… This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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Indeed owner Recruit starts venture fund

Recruit Holdings, owner of recruitment aggregation behemoth Indeed, and real estate listing service Movoto, has just launched a $20 million venture fund that will invest in human resource companies. Recruit Holdings Launches Technology Fund Aimed at Human Resources Industry Follows Successful Launch of Previous Fund by Recruit Entity TOKYO, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Recruit...

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Ghana’s Ajumah wants to be Africa’s Freelancer.com

Ghana’s Ajumah.com launched to help freelancers get jobs and get paid online with ease, thereby taking on the global player Freelancer.com, used by many people in Africa. The platform is completely free for employers to post jobs, enabling freelancers to bid for jobs they are skilled to do. There are categories, such as web design, data entry, software development, article writing, logo...

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Oikotie Työpaikat enables video interviews

Sanoma’s job board Oikotie Työpaikat launched a video interviewing tool in collaboration with the American firm InterviewStream. The new solution helps employers speed up their recruitment processes and improves candidate experience on Oikotie Työpaikat. For job-seekers, the video interview tool offers the opportunity to present their competence, skills and personality in a new way. The tool...

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M4JAM looking to expand beyond South Africa

Micro-jobbing platform Money for Jam (M4JAM) is looking to go beyond the borders of South Africa and expand into two new territories in the next few months, Warren Venter, co-founder and chief operations officer (COO) of M4JAM, said in a local radio interview. Venter said the site was already in talks with people in the target area (which he did not reveal), and that the talks were going...

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GeekWire does job content right

GeekWire is an excellent example of the awesome advantage of building a job-listing platform as an offshoot of a news and information site. Its GeekWork recruitment listings are supported and virally marketed by way of very clever news coverage on GeekWire. Emulating its top-notch marketing would not be impossible for traditional recruitment sites, however. This content is available to Classified...

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