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Recruit Holdings Q1 FY2020: Covid hits income but revenue recovers

Like many other businesses globally, Recruit Holdings witnessed a tumultuous period this past quarter. However, its revenue showed signs of recovery in July.

Catho FY2020: Revenues down for fourth year in a row

Brasil Online, the Seek-owned company that owns jobs vertical Catho in Brazil, saw revenues in fiscal 2020 decline once again. Seek said revenues for Catho fell 13% in FY2020, year-on-year, to BRL154 million ($27.5 million U.S.). According to data from Seek, this is the sixth consecutive full-year revenue decline since 2016. Seek blamed Covid-19 for […]

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Jobvite acquires Predictive Partner’s data team

HR tech vendor Jobvite has acquired the AI and data science team at Predictive Partner, a company focused on improving business processes in a variety of industries.

Adevinta Spain buys JobIsJob

Adevinta Spain has acquired Barcelona-based aggregator and job board and its data tool, Job Market Insights. Schibsted and Grupo Intercom were its two main shareholders, according to its website. The financial terms and number of shares purchased were not disclosed.

U.K. recruitment site Tempo secures £5m series A funding

British recruitment platform Tempo ( has secured £5 million ($6.1 million U.S.) in a series A funding round led by the Adecco Group.

Jobberman campaign drives 183% rise in listings

The leading recruitment site in Nigeria, recorded a 183% rise in monthly vacancy posts after launching its #UnityInAdversity campaign in April.

Jobberman launches internet-based test product

Nigeria-based recruitment site, has launched an online test product Skills Assessments, to help employers determine core competency levels of job seekers during recruitment. 

HeadHunter, SuperJob, adapt to Covid-19 restrictions

Recruitment verticals in Russia and Ukraine are adapting to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis in a bid to cut losses.

Jobcase rolls out virtual hiring events for Covid-19 crisis

Jobcase, a blue-collar networking site and job board, has rolled out online recruitment tools to connect workers with jobs in essential industries.

Landing.Jobs lands €2M investment

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.

Save severs ties with Indeed’s ClickIQ (Updated)

Job listings aggregator (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.”

Gig jobs startup Upshift snags $3.7M

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.

Interview: Gig site Coople plots U.K. growth

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,

Job verticals lead Crowd Works’ Q1 sales bump

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.