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Grooves raises funds for tourism employment

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.

JobSuit Freshers launched for fresh graduates

Tokyo-based HR tech firm StellaS has launched a hiring management system called JobSuit Freshers that allows companies to recruit fresh graduates and manage internship screening.

Hungarian jobs startup Talentuno wins €4 million

The startup Talentuno that has users recommend their acquaintances for new jobs has just raised €4 million ($4.5 million U.S.) from Hiventures Ventures Fund and Bonitás Venture Capital Fund.

Save launched for full-time jobs

HR services provider Aidem Inc. has launched for job-seekers looking for full-time employment opportunities and companies that want to manage recruitment from their corporate sites.

CashU: job hunting turns into money

CashU is owned and operated by jobs placement firm Zouk Inc. that was founded in Oct. 2018. The innovative jobs-matching site is presently paying cash for application for employment (エントリーシート)…

Sberbank buys a job vertical

In May 2019, the largest Russian bank Sberbank will finalize its acquisition of, a No.5 job vertical in Russia with almost 10M monthly visitors as on February 2019. This purchase is in line with the bank’s strategy regarding job verticals.

CareStyle revamps its site

Healthcare jobs start-up has introduced major reforms to its site, just 18 months after its launch, to increase its user base. 

Former LinkedIn China exec speaks out

Former LinkedIn China president Derek Shen said on Monday that the professional networking site has “lagged way behind” Tencent’s chat platform WeChat.

Save adds upgrades aimed at foreigners

Foreigner-focused job-matching site has implemented several changes to make its user experience more convenient for job-seekers who don’t speak Japanese. 

Meet the RecPlus Speakers: Dr Stefan Schmitt

For Dr Stefan Schmitt, head of human resources strategy at engineering conglomerate ThyssenKrupp, volatility, uncertainty and complexity are the “new normal” in recruiting. His presentation at the forthcoming RecPlus Conference in Barcelona will touch on how companies can counter this, as well as how his group is breaking new ground in the challenging Chinese market.  […]

Yandex classifieds with 81% revenue growth in 2018

Russian internet giant Yandex has published its official report with results for Q4 2018. Its classifieds have demonstrated 81% revenue growth to reach RUR3.7 billion in 2018. The revenue of its marketplace Yandex.Market, in its turn, recorded 59% growth during 2018 and counted for RUR7.9 billion. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. […]

Save removes “education” field from listings

The Russian recruitment vertical has enhanced its UI. Recently, the platform removed the field “education” from candidate forms. However, candidates are still enabled to add such a parameter to their resumes. In February 2019, the field “sex” in resumes suffered the same fate. The company has decided to remove the education option from vacancies […]

Seek acquires graduate job site

Seek, the No. 1 job site in Australia, is pushing further into the graduate job market, with the acquisition of grad site GradConnection for an undisclosed sum. The post Seek acquires graduate job site appeared first on AIM Group.

ImmobilienScout24 sells ClassMarkets to Kimeta

Kimeta GmbH, the operator of the German job-search engine, has bought ClassMarkets, which provides software-as-a-service for real estate and jobs sites. The post ImmobilienScout24 sells ClassMarkets to Kimeta appeared first on AIM Group.