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.
The FY2016 annual report released yesterday by Xing AG for shareholders to consider at its annual general meeting on May 16, lifted the lid over a few plans for the current financial year.
Zhaopin Ltd. (NYSE: ZPIN), operator of one of China's three leading job sites, reported a net loss of RMB 5.2 million ($700,000 U.S.) in Q2 of FY2016/17, since the plan of a consortium headed by Australia-based Seek to delist Zhaopin changed Zhaopin's tax situation in the eyes of the taxman.
Facebook has made it official: the jobs functionality the company hinted back in November 2016, is now live in the U.S. and Canada. It includes a job tab and the ability to receive job applications via Facebook Messenger.
Facebook will have a go at LinkedIn's recruitment revenue.