Asia Pacific-focused recruitment business Persol Holdings Limited reported a 17.6% year-on-year decrease in its profit to Y5.4 billion ($51.6 million U.S.) for the first quarter ended June 30, 2019.
AI job-matching app Cotoba.me has been officially released to connect foreign tourists visiting Japan with interpreters. The number of registered interpreters has already exceeded 1,100.
Applicant tracking system HRTech – operated by leading Japanese career-change site Rikunabi.com – has entered into an application programming interface (API) cooperation with a cloud-based software company SmartHr to improve performance appraisal systems of employers.
Munich-based HR and recruiting platform Personio is one of Europe’s most promising start-ups and could soon achieve unicorn status – a rare designation that is reserved for privately-held start-ups valued at $1 billion or more.
Middle Eastern jobs vertical Bayt.com and global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps teamed up to launch “Shagheel”, an online job platform for semi-skilled and skilled job opportunities in Jordan.
Asia Pacific-focused recruitment business Persol Holdings Limited has announced investments in an AI interview service and a job database to improve connections between job-seekers and recruiters / companies.
Tokyo-headquartered Zigexn Inc., which operates multiple auto, jobs and property sites, has integrated video interview platform Harutaka into its job-matching cloud system MatchinGood to let recruiters and companies conduct live interviews with job-seekers or evaluate pre-recorded visual portfolios.
Israel-based freelance platform Fiverr has enjoyed an auspicious IPO, with its share prices climbing 90 percent during its first day of trading: from $21 to $39.90 per share.
LoveMondays, a Brazilian based jobs and employer-review site, will rename to GlassDoor, effectively on June 26, the company said on Thursday.
Tokyo-based freelance jobs information firm Lancers Inc. has launched a recruitment management service that lets corporate customers procure freelancers, evaluate their performance and manage job requests.
Seek, the No. 1 job site in Australia, has spent about $142 million AUD ($100.2 million U.S.) to invest in two of the world’s leading online education businesses.
Indeed, the leading recruitment site in the U.K., has announced plans to create 600 jobs in Dublin at its headquarters for its businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The jobs will be created over the next five years across finance, marketing, sales, operations, client services, HR and business development.
Swedish recruitment vertical business NetJobs Group seems to have been saved, for now. The company’s newest shareholder Rugosa Invest has invested SEK 3 million ($322,000 U.S.), valuing the group at SEK 15 million ($1.6 million U.S.).
Tokyo-based recruiting firm Grooves received undisclosed funding from the All Japan Tourism National Fund to accelerate support for hiring domestic and overseas personnel in the hospitality industry. It was the company’s second funding round in two months.