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Cox Auto debuts game-changing MakeMyDeal

We’re going to share a lot of details about Cox Automotive’s MakeMyDeal startup in an upcoming CIR, as this one’s a game changer, for sure.  It would be nice to think that Cox Auto listened to our sage Automotive Advertising Annual report advice about dealer vehicle display pages (VDP), and the paucity of response to third-party-listing-site lead-generation forms, and then...

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LinkedIn to aid employee referrals

blackjack games At the same time that Facebook announced its new Facebook at Work private-beta platform trial, we heard that  LinkedIn is about to introduce the first stage of a new application that connects co-workers, and helps them share job openings to their network. While it doesn’t seem to be a direct part of its Talent Solutions platform, the unnamed co-worker connection surely...

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Angelist had great funding, hiring year

Angelist crowdsourcer and hiring site for startups had an amazing 2014, including its largest-ever funding – used-vehicle online marketplace Beepi’s $12.7 million from more than 80 contributors. It also helped put job seekers together with hiring startups. This past year 115,000 candidates and 8,000 young firms resulted in 200,000 matches. Other funded notables: Brand new online...

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Apploi heads across U.S., gets $7 mil

Video-focused recruitment mobile app Apploi has received $7 million in Series A funding from three private investors. Now in 36 U.S. states, the service-industry hiring tool plans to be nationwide by the end of the summer, according to TechCrunch. We talked with an Apploi spokesperson when it launched its holiday hiring road trip, Million4Christmas – an effort to get one million...

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Glassdoor gets $70 million funding

With this latest $70 million round by Google Capital and Tiger Global, recruitment review veteran Glassdoor has now raised about $160 million from venture capitalists and investors since its 2008 launch. Here’s the announcement:  Glassdoor Raises $70 Million Led by Google Capital, Tiger Global Company Has Become One of the World’s Largest Job Search and Recruiting Platforms Leveraging...

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Elevated Careers launches in beta Jan. 30

EHarmony is rolling out is Elevated Careers recruitment platform in stages, with an alpha launch some time this month. Beginning January 30, 2015, it rolls out in beta phases. EHarmony director of marketing and special products Dan Erickson shared the details with the AIM Group by email. (For more on Elevated Careers, see our Recruitment Advertising Annual report.) This content is available to...

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