LinkedIn's ongoing push into the China market hit a roadblock last Friday, when president Derek Shen resigned. Shen headed LinkedIn's China division since its inception more than three years ago. He joined LinkedIn from group-buying site Nuomi, where he was CEO.
Indeed.com, the global jobs search engine of Recruit Holdings, rolled out a new tool for small and medium-sized businesses for creating branded career pages on their sites free of any cost. It is called Indeed Career Page.
LinkedIn has jumped into the alumni-finding fray, with a helpful job-related spin. The new service is part of LinkedIn University. It’s called the Alumni Tool for Higher Education. When you go to your university’s LinkedIn page, you’ll see all the graduates who are using LinkedIn, along with snippets from their profiles with a picture, job description, company and location.
The “Indeed Apply” button will now appear on listings coming out of Ceridian’s Dayforce and Ceridian listings will be on Indeed.com
Indeed.com, the global jobs search engine of Recruit Holdings, received confirmation that it is the leading source of interviews and hires in the U.S. from an independent observer, namely talent tech specialist SilkRoad. In a study released earlier this week, the firm found Indeed to be the "top source of hires" in the U.S. by a long way.
AlmaMapper.com, a student network platform in India in the mold of LinkedIn, acquired recruitment start-up VibrantMinds for cash and shares in AlmaMapper, according to a news release from the company. The amount was not disclosed.
We’ve heard rumors for almost a year that Google was working on its own job board. We thought it might be Google Hire. But this morning: an announcement: Google for Jobs is here. Our analyst Brian Blum, who's been covering the issue for a year, reviews what it means.
A new business networking site, called Vutuv, joined Xing and LinkedIn in Germany. The focus of the Neuwied-based Vutuv is speed, simplicity and access. It launched in November 2016, and reached the milestone of one million members a few weeks ago.
Emilie Choi (38) has been appointed as an independent, non-executive director of Naspers with effect from April 21, the company announced.
Purple Squirrel has raised nearly $3 million U.S. to flip the standard job site business model on its head: the company charges the job seeker not the company.