Strategy

HireVue debuts interview Insights

Digitial interview platform provider HireVue has just introduced Insights, which it claims as the world’s first data-driven candidate and interviewer recommendation engine. The Omaha-based software firm  says that Insights can provide to recruiters 100,000 times more data about a candidate than a resume. It provides  insight into candidate behavior and performance by way of a deeper...

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SeLoger sells its stake in IProperty

Paris-based real estate site SeLoger.com sold its 17.2-percent stake in Southeast-Asian real estate platform IProperty.com to REA Group for €75 million ($102 million U.S.). SeLoger.com is a subsidiary of Axel Springer Digital Classifieds (ASDC). In a media statement (here) ASDC said SeLoger.com decided to sell, when it became clear it would be impossible to get a controlling stake in...

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Schibsted drops the Bikhir brand in Morocco

Detail of the merger of Schibsted-owned Bikhir.ma and Avito.ma, the two leading general classified sites in Morocco, was announced this week, five months after the deal was first signed in February (our report here). The merged site will be called Avito.ma, and it will be headed by Bikhir’s manager Larbi Alaoui Belrhiti, the parties announced… This content is available to Classified...

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Tamedia ready for the global stage

Tamedia Digital, the subsidiary of Swiss media group Tamedia known for established Swiss classifieds such as auto site Car4You.ch, real estate site Homegate.ch, jobs site Jobs.ch, and general platform Tutti.ch, is looking for investment opportunities in (among others) classifieds all over the world, Stefan Steiner, investment scout at Tamedia Digital, confirmed to AIM Group… This content is...

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DealerRater gives online-review tips

In the Driving Employee Engagement with Reviews Webinar hosted by Dealer Communications, DealerRater director of sales Ray Alther offered statistics and guidance about online reviews that are as meaningful for classified and marketplace publishers as they are for auto dealers. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Elisabeth Barrie: the face behind Schibsted’s new app

At Schibsted mobile development is top priority. That much we heard in no uncertain terms from CEO Rolv Erik Ryssdal during his presentation of Schibsted’s Q2 results last Friday (read our report here). Elisabeth Barrie (photo), a Schibsted veteran with ten years service in the company, is product director and leader of the team developing Schibsted’s new apps. The first new app has...

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