Recruitment

OnRec announce 2015 Conference & Exhibition

Now in its 11th year, the OnRec online recruitment conference will cover the impact of the economy on the U.K. recruitment industry, how to manage your employer brand, make full use of social media to communicate with candidates and the latest online recruitment industry thinking.     The one day conference will include top speakers, who will offer their professional insight into the...

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XING Switzerland hires former JobScout24.ch head

Former JobScout24 Switzerland head, René Maeder,has been appointed as Managing Director of business network XING Switzerland GmbH. As the German XING AG  communicated only now in a press note, 44-years-old Maeder is already in charge of  its Swiss subsidiary since the beginning of August. He substitutes former Country Manager & Sales Manager Robert Beer, who left XING in mutual agreement...

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JobIndex shows a strong Q2 report

All the numbers were in favour of Denmark’s JobIndex when it presented its Q2 2015 results. The sales in Q2 are up from DKK 57 million to DKK 66 million ($10.2 million U.S.) and the net profit before taxes and financials was DKK 19 million, compared to 11 million in Q2 in 2014. The recruitment sites JobIndex and JobbSafari are both doing well with sales of DKK 49 million in the quarter...

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Tough traffic numbers for Blocket verticals

The Kia Index which measures web and mobile traffic in Sweden gave Schibsted owned Blocket some tough numbers both for its job vertical and for its real estate vertical for week 33. Schibsted and Blocket published for the first time the number the visits to its property site Blocket Bostad: 586,000. The number was somewhat disappointing since staff members earlier had talked about 700,000...

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Avito to start charging for job ads

Starting from the 18th of August, Russia’s general classifieds leader Avito is charging a fee for new listings in the job section of the site. According to Vladimir Korizky, head of Avito Jobs, the new system is expected to improve both the quality of the job listings and the response of job seekers, who are likely to trust these vacancy posts to a greater degree. The new system had...

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EBay names Gareth Jones as U.K. marketing director

EBay has appointed Gareth Jones to lead its U.K. marketing function. It says Jones will be responsible for inspiring and engaging customers as the site gears up for the Christmas trading period. Jones joins from Compare the Market where he was director of strategy, planning, marketing and performance. He brings over 20 years of marketing experience to the role and his previous experience...

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