There has been quite the conversation about company branding in our industry and how this is helping drive candidates into the process. Why Coca-Cola or IBM need a branding team is beyond me, I am pretty sure they are well known around the world, but that is not what I am getting at here. Smaller […]
Swiss Ringier AG, in their financial results for FY2017, revealed that their JobCloud recruitment company, which they co-own with Tamedia, has surpassed the CHF 100 million revenue marker for the first time. Ringer’s Scout24 Switzerland subsidiary, which operates market-leading vehicle and property portals, and their C2C platform anibis.ch, are also reported to have “put in […]
Many managers mistakenly think that employee satisfaction can increase employee motivation. American psychologist Frederick Herzberg’s Motivation-Hygiene theory proposes that people are influenced by two factors: those that impact motivation and basic factors that influence job satisfaction. Motivation factors include challenging work, recognition, and responsibility. Hygiene factors consist of pay and benefits, supervision, working conditions, and job security […]
Wuzzuf.net, one of the leading job sites in Egypt, has raised a $6 million U.S. in a Series B funding round, which will be used to expand within Egypt and build the team. The funding round was led by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (ERBD), Sweden-based Vostok New Ventures, U.S. firm Endure Capital and […]
Randstad Holding, parent company of Monster Worldwide, has named Scott Gutz as the fourth CEO of Monster since 2014, acknowledging that the company has problems but saying it has a “unique opportunity to return to its position as industry leader.” The post Randstad replaces Monster CEO, acknowledges company’s slide appeared first on AIM Group.
Egypt-based BasharSoft has secured $6 million in a Series B round for the expansion of its two market-leading job properties, white-collar site Wuzzuf and blue-collar site Forasna. The round was led by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Sweden-based Vostok New Ventures as well as US firm Endure Capital and Kingsway Capital in London. […]
In Romania, Antena Group has limited free listings on its job vertical JobZZ.ro and is planning to introduce paid API subscription in the coming weeks. The company charges €1 for each job announcment beyond the free limit of three listings per user per month. According to Cosmin Ghinea, manager of the classifieds digital division at […]
My grandmother always told me to be kind to individuals, especially when they’re not expecting it. I was not raised a Buddhist and as a child was unaware that this simple lesson she has instilled in me, is the key to building good karma. The definition of karma is pretty simple: when you are kind […]
Hard conversations may be a fact of business life but that doesn’t mean we look forward to them. Just the opposite. We avoid them to avoid causing even more problems, to avoid hurt feelings, and mostly, as Nick Doctor says, “Because we want people to like us.”
If Indeed getting out of the candidate referral business wasn’t enough to convince you that it’s a failed business model, how about LinkedIn? According to the company’s website, LinkedIn Referrals will no longer be available after May 18, 2018.
StepStone, the global group of job sites owned by German media company Axel Springer, announced today its U.K. generalist sites Jobsite and TotalJobs have started a “partnership.” Details show it’s effectively a consolidation of many of the sites’ functions. StepStone said that while TotalJobs and Jobsite will continue to operate separately, their CV databases will […]
If you’re a job board outside the U.S., consider yourself warned. Google is coming.
Sell! Sell! Sell!