Swedish recruitment vertical business NetJobs Group seems to have been saved, for now. The company’s newest shareholder Rugosa Invest has invested SEK 3 million ($322,000 U.S.), valuing the group at SEK 15 million ($1.6 million U.S.).
Tokyo-based recruiting firm Grooves received undisclosed funding from the All Japan Tourism National Fund to accelerate support for hiring domestic and overseas personnel in the hospitality industry. It was the company’s second funding round in two months.
Tokyo-based HR tech firm StellaS has launched a hiring management system called JobSuit Freshers that allows companies to recruit fresh graduates and manage internship screening.
The startup Talentuno that has users recommend their acquaintances for new jobs has just raised €4 million ($4.5 million U.S.) from Hiventures Ventures Fund and Bonitás Venture Capital Fund.
HR services provider Aidem Inc. has launched Job-Career.jp for job-seekers looking for full-time employment opportunities and companies that want to manage recruitment from their corporate sites.
CashU is owned and operated by jobs placement firm Zouk Inc. that was founded in Oct. 2018. The innovative jobs-matching site is presently paying cash for application for employment (エントリーシート)…
In May 2019, the largest Russian bank Sberbank will finalize its acquisition of Rabota.ru, a No.5 job vertical in Russia with almost 10M monthly visitors as on February 2019. This purchase is in line with the bank’s strategy regarding job verticals.
Healthcare jobs start-up CareStyle.jp has introduced major reforms to its site, just 18 months after its launch, to increase its user base.
Former LinkedIn China president Derek Shen said on Monday that the professional networking site has “lagged way behind” Tencent’s chat platform WeChat.
Foreigner-focused job-matching site Jobs.Guidable.co has implemented several changes to make its user experience more convenient for job-seekers who don’t speak Japanese.
For Dr Stefan Schmitt, head of human resources strategy at engineering conglomerate ThyssenKrupp, volatility, uncertainty and complexity are the “new normal” in recruiting. His presentation at the forthcoming RecPlus Conference in Barcelona will touch on how companies can counter this, as well as how his group is breaking new ground in the challenging Chinese market. […]
Russian internet giant Yandex has published its official report with results for Q4 2018. Its classifieds have demonstrated 81% revenue growth to reach RUR3.7 billion in 2018. The revenue of its marketplace Yandex.Market, in its turn, recorded 59% growth during 2018 and counted for RUR7.9 billion. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. […]
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 […]