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2014 Recruitment Advertising Annual: The rise of the aggregators

2014 Recruitment Advertising Annual: The rise of the aggregators ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — Four major factors, including social recruitment and mobile recruitment, are changing the way employers search for qualified candidates and job-seekers hunt for new opportunities, the AIM Group reports. In a special edition of Classified Intelligence Report released today, “2014 Recruitment...

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Tiger Global invests $30 mil. for mobile

m4s0n501 A day after Tiger Global Management LLC was reported to be in the process of raising a $1.5 billion fund, the New York-based part hedge fund/part private equity firm was back in the headlines in India last week for pumping $30 million into the Indian real estate search and classifieds website, Commonfloor.com. With this fifth round of funding, Commonfloor.com has raised more than $50...

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ListHub owner Move Inc. buys Point2

As competitors Zillow and Trulia prepare to team up, Move Inc., owner of Realtor.com,  fights back with a powerful collaboration of its own.  Move is acquiring Point2 – or at least the listing syndication portion of it. Point2 is the primary competitor of Move’s ListHub listing syndication service. Point2 works with 112 multiple listing services (MLSs) for a database of about...

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Gannett gets ok to buy all of CV, Cars.com

The A.H. Belo Corp., McClatchy Co., Tribune and Graham Holdings will all have good financial results during Q4 of this year, if all goes according to plan with Gannett’s acquisition of the shares of Classified Ventures that it does not own. Gannett announced Wednesday that federal regulators had approved the acquisition, and that it has been scheduled to close on Oct. 1. Of course, that’s the...

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Carmudi drives into volatile Congo

Like it’s undefined strategy to go where there’s less competition, Rocket Internet — the largest incubator outside the U.S. and China and headquartered in Berlin — recently launched operations in volatile Congo, where no player has yet to tread. Why is Congo volatile? According to a BBC Timeline, in June 2010 prominent human rights advocate Floribert Chebeya was found dead...

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Greenlight for Swisscom´s takeover of Publigroupe

The takeover of Publigroupe by Swiss national telecom operator Swisscom is cut and dried: Swisscom announced that its public takeover bid to acquire digital marketing and media group Publigroupe has been successful and is approved by the Swiss Competition Commission. At the end of the extended period for acceptance of the takeover, the 25th of August, Swisscom has increased its stake in...

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