EBay has announced plans to close its Argentinian horizontal AlaMaula after an activist investor accused the company of losing its focus. Days later, EBay graced shareholders with its first dividend payout in 24 years, promising to ramp up its share-buyout program.
Axel Springer-owned job board StepStone has announced plans to hire at least 300 new employees in Germany this year. Most of the new staff will be based at its headquarters in Düsseldorf.
The Russian recruitment vertical SuperJob.ru has enhanced its UI. Recently, the platform removed the field “education” from candidate forms. However, candidates are still enabled to add such a parameter to their resumes. In February 2019, the field “sex” in resumes suffered the same fate. The company has decided to remove the education option from vacancies to simplify the application process. “So far, education isn’t a...
In February 2019, Profi.md launched a new feature, personal statistics for professionals (service providers).
Leading U.K. recruitment site CV-Library.co.uk has announced a partnership with The U.K. Careers Fair to connect candidates with employers at more than 70 recruitment events across the U.K. this year.
British car selling platform Tootle.co.uk has announced a partnership with digital marketing agency Brainlabs.
Hellman & Friedman, and Blackstone, two private equity companies, have agreed to buy Scout24, the German classified / marketplace company, for $6.4 billion U.S.
Is your company on board the digital train? Matilda von Gierke, founder and managing director of digital recruitment service Zalvus, warns that players not embracing the latest trends – from chatbots to text analysis – will lose out. Her presentation at the RecPlus Conference in Barcelona will also explore the changing role of recruiters, which she says now goes way beyond mere talent acquisition.
China’s leading cashless used goods marketplace XiangWuShuo has launched a merchant-end mini-program, DuoXiangTao 多享淘. Merchants on the platform are now able to “cash out” their accumulated in-platform points (or “little red flowers”) in the form of another digital fiat currency – WeChat’s “red envelopes.” China’s first e-commerce law taking effect as of January 1, and has caused concern over how small-scale online merchants will be characterised with regards...
Profits at Domain, the No. 2 property site in Australia, slumped 14 percent as the company recorded huge losses and a $127 million U.S. impairment charge against the goodwill of its business, due to weak listings in Sydney and Melbourne.