Spain

InfoJobs to launch ATS for SMEs

Spain’s leading job board, InfoJobs.net purchased rival InfoEmpleo’s applicant tracking system E-Preselec in February 2014 (as covered in CIR 15.09). E-Preselec is designed to integrate with the human resources departments of companies with 1,000 or more employees. Traditionally, ATS were thought to be too complex and costly to justify the expense in smaller companies. However,...

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Data Drives Sales at Coches.com

Auto classified Coches.com is using big data to promote new car sales during the traditional late-summer slump. The Spanish site gathers proprietary information from its more than 450 dealer partners across the country to give an accurate account of average prices for new cars. According to its latest report the average price of a new car in Spain fell by €600 in the past six months. Despite...

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Information Builds User Engagement

Spanish classified brands seeking differentiation are increasingly using information to reach potential users and build loyalty among existing visitors. Two companies using proprietary information to target specific audiences are recruitment site JobAndTalent and property portal Idealista. JobAnd Talent, a recruitment platform that uses big-data analysis to find potential job matches for its...

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InfoEmpleo Targets IT Talent with Google

zv7qrnb InfoEmpleo.com, Spain’s second-largest job board, is targeting IT talent with a dedicated recruitment page linked to Google Spain’s career content site Actívate. “There is a lack of IT candidates across the job boards in general,” Jorge Guelbenzu Lapresta, general manager of InfoEmpleo, told the AIM Group. “There is a talent shortage so InfoEmpleo is trying...

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Spanish property prices down, ads up

Spain posted a year-on-year drop in property prices in July, with values slumping to an average of 4.4 percent below the same period in 2013, according to news released by the nation’s leading property classified portal Idealista.com. Overall, Spanish property values have fallen 40.3 percent from the pre-crisis peak in December 2007. Notably, the Mediterranean coastal regions have been...

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Organizational changes at Schibsted in Spain

Schibsted Classified Media Spain announced an organizational change to go into effect immediately. Pedro Thormodsen, general manager of Fotocasa.es, Spain’s second largest real estate site, will now also manage SCM Spain’s motor-related sites, namely Coches.net (Spain’s leading auto site), Motos.net (marketer of motor bikes, ATVs), and marine classified site...

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