Japanese recruitment firm En-Japan Inc. has acquired job site operator Brocante in a share exchange deal worth 600 million yen ($5.5 million U.S.). Brocante operates Freelance Start, one of the largest freelance recruitment platforms in Japan.
Saramin.co.kr, the biggest recruitment marketplace in South Korea, has introduced an AI-powered resume screening tool to help job-seekers understand the strengths and weaknesses of their profiles.
Polish media company Agora has lowered the valuation of its recruitment site GoldenLine.pl for the second year in a row. The company said the impact of this valuation write-down would be about PLN 6.5 million ($1.7 million U.S.) in Q4 of FY2019.
JobSync, a recruitment startup that allows job seekers to fill out applications on the website of their choice, has named David Bernstein as VP of partnerships and industry relations.
A non-profit tech group has launched a job board to connect employers and workers in the quickly growing field of cloud computing.
Saudi Arabia-based job board Sabbar.com has secured $1.5 million U.S. in a seed round led by Dubai-based early-stage investment platform VentureSouq.
Estonian job matching app MeetFrank.com has raised €1.5 million ($1.7 million U.S.) in an investment round led by Karma.vc, Enern VC, Change Ventures, and Hummingbird.
Amsterdam-based Avedon Capital Partners has sold off Dutch human resources and jobs company Olympia via a management buy-back supported by Morgan Stanley.
LinkedIn has hired Sarah Tucker as head of marketing for its Enterprise Marketing Solutions division for the Asia-Pacific Region (APAC).
According to Analysys’ methodology, Q3 2019 was the fourth consecutive quarter of declining market value for online job boards, as the nation’s economic slowdown and U.S. trade war ramifications have cut demand for low income positions. The most recent quarter saw the market grow by just 0.1%, down from over 31% in Q3 2018, and […]
DirectlyApply, a recruitment search engine that delivers jobs that candidates can directly apply to has launched a small, targeted job site to generate recruitment traffic.
PandoLogic, a company specializing in programmatic recruitment advertising, has named Peter Harrison (LinkedIn profile), founder and general partner at Sanderhill Capital, as independent board member and chairman.
Japanese recruitment business Persol Holdings Limited broke its profit streak in the first half of the fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30. This was mainly due to its choice to discontinue part-time job board WebAn.
Japanese recruitment firm Interworks Inc. reported an operating loss of Y24.8 million ($228,000 U.S.) in the first half of the year. This marks the first loss for the company in the past five years. The company attributed the downturn to contraction in the manufacturing industry, its main source of business.