Leading recruitment industry chat platform RoboRecruiter has appointed Steve Lewis as the company's new non-executive director. The company said it believes that Lewis, an industry veteran, and LinkedIn director, will help move the company forward with his valuable insights into humanizing the recruitment process.
LinkedIn will pull data from “millions of member profiles” so Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) users can improve and enhance their resumes using a new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered tool.
Recruit Holdings tops a new ranking of job boards. Next on list: LinkedIn, SEEK, CareerBuilder and Monster.
Facebook’s job functionality just took a step closer to LinkedIn. Facebook members can now create “resumes” (Facebook calls them “work histories”), to share privately when members job-hunt. It brings the company closer to LinkedIn's profile/resume functionality, although one analyst wondered whether Facebook has its focus set on LinkedIn, or Craigslist?
The largest business network in DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) reached a record 13 million members and has opened a software development branch in Portugal.
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.
LinkedIn launched a new data analytics product enabling recruiters to take a closer look at specific talent pools with the help of the professional networking site’s vast data sets. The product is called Talent insights.
Customers of eight leading classified recruitment platforms, including ZipRecruiter, will now be able to post jobs from those platforms to Facebook with a simple click of a button. The other launch companies are Workpop, Appcast, Recruitology, Work4, JobScore, Harri and Jobcase.
Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) started to capitalize on its $26.2 billion U.S. purchase of LinkedIn when it released an integration between the professional networking site and Microsoft Office 365.
Remember the scene where Tom Cruise is walking through a department store and personalized ads track him without his consent? Facebook may be doing something similar --- but in reverse --- with a new option in its Ad Manager product. And it has big possible ramifications for recruitment advertising.