As expected, Xing SE presented a shiny Q3 report this morning. The business network, which leads the race in DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) on several metrics, said its revenue growth and new-member sign-ups were the highest ever in the first nine months of FY2017 from the same period in FY2016.
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.
The business network adds another feature to the E-Recruiting suite that pulls in candidate profiles and shows willingness to change jobs.
Xing, the largest business network in the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), announced today it has changed its legal identity from a German company to a European one. “This will ... make takeovers and establishing start-ups within the European Union much simpler – a clear advantage for our expansion strategy," said CEO Thomas Vollmoeller.
A survey of the best job portals puts StepStone, Indeed and Xing ahead, while blue collar startup mobileJob is a new favorite.
The leading German-language business network reports strong growth in b-to-c and b-to-b segments as it profits from the talent shortfall in Germany.
The German startup that provides end-to-end HR software including posting to job boards completed a Series A round.
StepStone Germany officially launched Company Hub, its updated company profile product, this week. The new features pit it against leading, German-region business network Xing.
Hamburg-based Xing AG, operator of the leading business network in German-speaking countries, hit the acquisition trail for the second time this month, when it acquired Munich-based, global expat network InterNations.org for around €10 million ($11.4 million U.S.).
Starting today, Xing Talent Manager, the tool for recruiters to find and contact candidates for jobs, will include a new feature called “Wechselmotivation” (motivation to change). As part of the candidate profile information, a recruiter now sees an indicator showing how likely a candidate is to be open to a job offer.