Recruitment

In Malawi MyJobo improves user safety

To give users peace of mind when advertising or searching jobs, Malawi’s new jobs site MyJobo.com obtained an Extended Validated SSL Certificate – the security standard for sites such as Paypal, Facebook, Google and LinkedIn. It was done in response to concerns expressed by users about the security of their data when using the site, the company said… This content is available to...

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Funke buys Joblocal

Funke Mediengruppe (previously WAZ Mediengruppe) acquired control of Joblocal.de, a software-as-a-service provider of job sites for local newspaper publishers. Joblocal launched in 2010 and today has 24 local job sites under its wing (here they are)… This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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Jobvite: 93% of firms use social recruiting

Jobvite’s 2014 Social Recruiting Report is out, with clarity on the habits of hiring firms and their recruiters. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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LinkedIn sued re fair credit reporting

payday loans In Sweet et al v. Linkedin Corporation, filed in U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, four defendants accuse the business network of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act. They refer to LinkedIn’s premium feature for employers, called Trusted Reference tool, which generates reports about likely job-seeker colleagues that the job seeker has not presented as...

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Jobs site JobWangu launched in Congo

The Congolese firm Internet Ventures Congo (IVC) launched a job site JobWangu.com in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to help mobile phone and Internet users get jobs on the go, and enable firms to search for qualified applicants from either mobile devices or desktops. The job site extends IVC’s portfolio of classified and e-commerce sites, which also includes auto site Carwangu.com, real...

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Another roadblock for SEEK’s JobsDB-JobStreet merger plans

SEEK’s plans to merge JobsDB and JobStreet has hit another snag. On 8 October the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) released a statement announcing that SEEK’s ownership of aggregator site jobs.com.sg was not declared in Phase 1 of the merger review in April 2014, and this new information must be considered before a final decision can be made. SEEK acquired jobs.com.sg via its...

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