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Rikunabi launches data integration with SmartHr
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Applicant tracking system HRTech – operated by leading Japanese career-change site Rikunabi.com – has entered into an application programming interface (API) cooperation with a cloud-based software company SmartHr to improve performance appraisal systems of employers.

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HR start-up Personio tipped to achieve unicorn status
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Munich-based HR and recruiting platform Personio is one of Europe’s most promising start-ups and could soon achieve unicorn status – a rare designation that is reserved for privately-held start-ups valued at $1 billion or more.

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Bayt.com, Mercy Corps launch job site in Jordan
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Middle Eastern jobs vertical Bayt.com and global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps teamed up to launch “Shagheel”, an online job platform for semi-skilled and skilled job opportunities in Jordan.

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Persol Holdings invests in AI interview service, jobs database
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Asia Pacific-focused recruitment business Persol Holdings Limited has announced investments in an AI interview service and a job database to improve connections between job-seekers and recruiters / companies.

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MatchinGood integrates Harutaka
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Tokyo-headquartered Zigexn Inc., which operates multiple auto, jobs and property sites, has integrated video interview platform Harutaka into its job-matching cloud system MatchinGood to let recruiters and companies conduct live interviews with job-seekers or evaluate pre-recorded visual portfolios.

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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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