Sri Lankan job marketplace XpressJobs has raised 100 million LKR ($550,000 U.S.) from location-based digital advertising company Emerging Media, which has acquired a 25% stake in the company. The company plans to use the latest capital injection to introduce a range of new services.
Netherlands-based recruitment startup Youngones claimed to have achieved record year-on-year revenue growth, from 500,000 euros ($558,000 U.S.) in 2018 to 5.5 million euros ($6.1 million U.S.) in 2019.
Brazilian jobs site Catho, which is owned by recruitment giant Seek, has rebranded with a new logo and slogan.
InfoEmpleo.com, one of the leading job boards in Spain, has promoted long-serving manager Teresa Tomas to CEO. She replaces Jorge Guelbenzu Lapresta, who headed the company for almost six years.
British recruitment site DirectlyApply will launch a programmatic job posting service next week.
LinkedIn has augmented its new Talent Hub applicant tracking system with screening tools to accelerate background checks and further incorporate video into hiring decisions.
Jumpstart.me, a candidate-centered recruitment startup, has raised $8.5 million U.S. in Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital, Techcrunch reported.
Philippines-based job marketplace Mynimo.com was recently recognized as the most-used job site in the country’s Cebu province.
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.
LinkedIn‘s revenues surged 25% year-on-year in the last quarter, according to the latest quarterly earnings report by parent company Microsoft.
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.
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.
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.
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.