Chris Russell, a job board consultant and publisher of JobBoardSecrets.com, also works as a broker for job boards from time to time. Here, he offers information on job board valuations, based on the sale of Glassdoor.com to Indeed.com parent Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd.

“Last week I was able to identify how much revenue Glassdoor has based on an internal PDF from its new owner Recruit. According to them, GD sales hit $171 million in 2018. With a selling price of $1.2 billion, that gives them a valuation of about 7X annual revenue,” Russell wrote.

“7X is on the higher end of acquisitions that I have seen in this industry over the years. I think the majority of sites sell for less — somewhere in the … (read more on Chris’s site).

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