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Landing.Jobs lands €2M investment
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Lisbon-based Landing.Jobs, a job matching platform for tech professionals, has raised 2 million euros ($ 2.2 million U.S.) from Portuguese investment group LC Ventures and Jacobo UG Investment.

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Talent.com severs ties with Indeed’s ClickIQ (Updated)
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Job listings aggregator Talent.com (formerly Neuvoo) has discontinued its affiliation with programmatic ad platform ClickIQ, stating in a LinkedIn post that the deal “has not proven to be successful or mutually beneficial.”

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Gig jobs startup Upshift snags $3.7M
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Upshift, a Cincinnati-based gig platform, has raised $3.7 million in a funding round coordinated by Indeed and led by Indeed’s parent-firm Recruit Holdings.

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Interview: Gig site Coople plots U.K. growth
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Coople operates in Switzerland and the U.K. Its U.K. business has seen significant growth in 2019 after starting operations early in 2018. “It was a bit bumpy early on,” said founder and executive chairman Viktor Calabrò,

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Job verticals lead Crowd Works’ Q1 sales bump
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Outstanding performance from its job verticals led Japanese crowdsourcing company Crowd Works Inc. to turn over Y2.3 billion ($21 million U.S.) in sales in the first quarter of the financial year. That amounted to an increase of 15.5% year-on-year.

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French temp job board GoJob raises $12M
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GoJob.com, a French job board specializing in temp work, has raised 11 million euros ($12 million U.S.) to launch a digital payment app, bolster its sales team and increase marketing efforts.

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GoWork tops the list of Polish recruitment sites by unique visitors
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GoWork.pl has the largest number of unique users among Polish recruitment sites, ahead of OLX.pl Jobs and Pracuj.pl, according to the new traffic data from PBI / Gemius.

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Sri Lankan job site XpressJobs raises $550,000
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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.

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Job startup YoungOnes posts massive growth for 2019
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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.

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Brazilian jobs site Catho rebrands
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Brazilian jobs site Catho, which is owned by recruitment giant Seek, has rebranded with a new logo and slogan. 

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InfoEmpleo welcomes new CEO Teresa Tomas
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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.  

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DirectlyApply launches application-based payment model
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British recruitment site DirectlyApply will launch a programmatic job posting service next week.

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LinkedIn’s Talent Hub hiring platform adds two partners
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LinkedIn has augmented its new Talent Hub applicant tracking system with screening tools to accelerate background checks and further incorporate video into hiring decisions.

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Recruitment startup Jumpstart snags $8.5M in funding
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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.

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