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MyNavi invests $1.2 million in video tool Mil.movie
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Interactive video editing platform Mil.movie recently completed a Y130 million ($1.2 million U.S.) funding round led by Japanese recruitment and real estate marketplaces operator MyNavi Inc.

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LinkedIn revenues and sessions grow by double digits
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LinkedIn‘s revenues surged 25% year-on-year in the last quarter, according to the latest quarterly earnings report by parent company Microsoft.

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JobAndTalent acquires recruitment businesses in Colombia
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JobAndTalent.com, the Spanish digital employment agency, has acquired two recruitment businesses to enhance its operations in Colombia. One, Su-Temporal, is a temp agency; the other, Servi-Oportunos, specializes in outsourcing.

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DIP: profit up 15 percent from successful branding
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Japanese recruitment firm DIP Inc. reported a 10 percent year-on-year increase in its sales to Y22.8 billion for the first half of this year. This was primarily due to favorable performance of its job advertisement media in the personnel recruiting services division, the company said in its H1 financials.

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Russmedia buys majority stake in Jobiqo
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Russmedia International, the venture capital arm of the Austrian media firm Russmedia, has acquired 50.1 percent stake in Jobiqo from its founder Klaus Furtmüller.

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IT recruitment site Techfynder launches in Ireland
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Techfynder, a new online IT recruitment website, has launched in Dublin. The launch was officially announced by Irish Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD.

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How to apply for Turkish residence permit in Turkey
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According to the Law on Foreigners and International Protection No. 6458, a residence permit document shall stand for the permit issued for the purpose of staying in Turkey for over 90 day period.

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‘Alexa: Find me a job at McDonald’s!’
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McDonald’s is taking job applications through the Alexa and Google Assistant voice tools, a technological first, the company stated.

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Agora increases stake in Online Technologies HR
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The Polish media group Agora has significantly increased its stake in Online Technologies HR, which owns an online recruitment site HRLink.pl. Agora has now 79.8% of the company shares, up from 46,15% before the transaction. Agora’s total investment in Online Technologies is PLN 7.7 million ($2 million U.S.).

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ALERT: U.S appeals court rules against LinkedIn, says data aggregator HiQ can scrape information
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A U.S. appeals court Monday ruled against LinkedIn and in favor of open access to data, holding that recruitment data marketing company HiQ could continue scraping information from LinkedIn. The opinion said giving internet companies the right to control information that they make publicly available “risks the possible creation of information monopolies that would disserve […]

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Bill Warren, founder of online recruitment, dies
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Bill Warren, who launched the first job board 27 years ago and is considered the founder of the online recruitment industry, has died at age 77.

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Losses continue for NetJobs Group
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There is no end to the losses for NetJobs Group. Q2 another quarter with a loss.

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Business users fall flat for Liepin in H1
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China’s Liepin added less than 700 new paying business customers in H1 2019, a worrying sign for the high-end recruitment marketplace. Paying business customers reached 48,915 at the end of June, up from 48,230 at the end of 2018. Registered individual users increased from 43.2 million as of 30 June 2018 to 51 million as […]

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Four acquisitions in a month: What’s next for programmatic advertising in recruitment?
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What was once a sleepy niche in the recruitment classified advertising space is increasingly starting to look like the next Gold Rush for investors and companies figuring out the future of job boards.

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