Recruitment

Akhtaboot launches a jobs board for Sayegh Group

Akhtaboot.com, an online career network linking the right person to the right career opportunity, partnered with Sayegh Group, a chemical, engineering and real estate group with over 5,000 employees, to launch Career Connect, an independent jobs section on the Sayegh Group website. The jobs section is a fully integrated and branded jobs section on the group site, allowing users to post unlimited...

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LinkedIn adds recruit tools, Android app

In the past several days, LinkedIn revealed three smart new features and tools for hiring managers, recruiters, and / or  job seekers. These are  Recruiter Profile 2.0, the Recruiter Mobile enhanced iPhone app and new Android app, and Internal Job Recommendations. The updated Recruiter profile adds  Recruiter Toolbar — Found in the upper right hand corner of the recruiter’s profile...

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U.S. temp, freelance jobs up; job sites must heed

Once again, evidence abounds that recruitment publishers who fail to prominently focus on temporary, freelance and contract listings probably do so at their competitive peril. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Zillow’s Barton to be presidential global entrepreneurship ambassador

Rich Barton, who founded Zillow, Expedia, Glassdoor and Trover, and is current executive chair at Zillow, has been named presidential ambassador for global entrepreneurship. One of 11 named  by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Barton will be tasked with inspiring  creativity and entrepreneurship in young U.S. residents. Here’s the announcement: Zillow Founder and Executive Chairman...

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DMGT closes door on international jobsite expansion

LSE-listed Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) might have abandoned its plan to build one of the biggest global job site businesses, and decided to concentrate on the local market instead. It didn’t say that much, but that is the only conclusion one can draw from DMGT’s corporate activities in the past few weeks. Between March and the first week of April DMGT sold three of its four job...

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TextRecruit debuts SMS hire, ATS tools

TextRecruit launched earlier this month at Pacific Crest’s 2014 Emerging Technology Summit in San Francisco.  Focused solely on texting for job and candidate search, TextRecruit enables hiring manager / job seeker engagement, and  mobile-enables tracking of the interactions with its own applicant tracking system (ATS.) Text recruitment campaigns are created, candidates assigned as...

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