Temping and moonlighting (“jianzhi” 兼职 in Chinese), is becoming a booming sector in China, encapsulating everything from blue-collar and sales roles to tech sector coders and graphic designers. Jianzhi Mao (兼职猫, meaning “Temping cat”) is the latest member of the sector to receive a cash injection.
The number of job vacancies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region), continues to grow, as the economic environment makes employers more willing to hire.
A new recruitment company hopes to cut out the middleman by giving job applicants the direct contact information of the HR person or recruiter within a company. ZipApply says that by pulling information from a variety of online sources, it can find the exact people in charge of hiring for just about any location or company in the world.
Japan has a number of industry-specific job sites, such as Pharma.MyNavi.jp for pharmacists, Kango.MyNavi.jp for nursing staff and Careerhack.en-japan.com for tech buffs.
Inside Retail Jobs, a job board operated by publisher Octomedia, has been relaunched using technology powered by CareerOne, the Australian job site it recently acquired a controlling stake in from collapsed education company Acquire Learning.
A little more than a year after investing a rumored $1 million AUD ($778,481 U.S.) in Sidekicker, a marketplace for on-demand staff, Australia’s leading job site Seek (ASX: SEK) has increased its stake in the startup to 74 percent.
In a move to boost revenue, Malawi-based, free (to job seekers) jobs site MyJobo.com changed its business model to one which charges employers for every service of the site they use.
InfoJobs.net, the long-time leader in Spain's online recruitment market, launched a campaign to position itself as a career builder, a move that differentiates it from its mobile competitors, such as JobToday, CornerJob and JobAndTalent.
Found Careers (at Found.careers), an Australian start-up, rolled out a campaign of LinkedIn ads to capitalize on growing discontent in the recruitment industry over the association job site Seek (ASX: SEK) has with Onploy, a start-up that connects job seekers directly with employers.
Australian recruitment platform Search Party (ASX: SP1) announced this week it intends to delist from the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in a bid to reduce expenses and increase its chances of securing capital privately.