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Fiverr crushes its IPO
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Israel-based freelance platform Fiverr has enjoyed an auspicious IPO, with its share prices climbing 90 percent during its first day of trading: from $21 to $39.90 per share.

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LoveMondays to rename to GlassDoor in Brazil
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LoveMondays, a Brazilian based jobs and employer-review site, will rename to GlassDoor, effectively on June 26, the company said on Thursday.

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Lancers introduces HR tech service
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Tokyo-based freelance jobs information firm Lancers Inc. has launched a recruitment management service that lets corporate customers procure freelancers, evaluate their performance and manage job requests.

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Seek invests in online education businesses
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Seek, the No. 1 job site in Australia, has spent about $142 million AUD ($100.2 million U.S.) to invest in two of the world’s leading online education businesses.

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Indeed to hire 600 at EMEA HQ
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Indeed, the leading recruitment site in the U.K., has announced plans to create 600 jobs in Dublin at its headquarters for its businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The jobs will be created over the next five years across finance, marketing, sales, operations, client services, HR and business development.

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NetJobs nets fresh capital
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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.).

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Grooves raises funds for tourism employment
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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.

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JobSuit Freshers launched for fresh graduates
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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.

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Hungarian jobs startup Talentuno wins €4 million
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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.

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Job-Career.jp launched for full-time jobs
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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.

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CashU: job hunting turns into money
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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)…

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Sberbank buys a job vertical Rabota.ru
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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.

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CareStyle revamps its site
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Healthcare jobs start-up CareStyle.jp has introduced major reforms to its site, just 18 months after its launch, to increase its user base. 

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Former LinkedIn China exec speaks out
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Former LinkedIn China president Derek Shen said on Monday that the professional networking site has “lagged way behind” Tencent’s chat platform WeChat.

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