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Niche job board Aw-Anotherworks.com raises fund
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Japan-based niche job board Aw-Anotherworks.com has raised an undisclosed financing through implementation of third-party allotment of shares underwritten by a venture capital firm. The site was officially launched earlier this week as the industry’s first SaaS-type multi-tasking matching platform.

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Isar Mazer steps down as COO of Seek Investments
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Seek’s Isar Mazer has announced he will step down as chief operating officer of the recruitment giant’s investment division at the end of the year.

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G4Jobs goes the extra mile in Japan
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ATS vendor HR Solutions was its launching pad in the country. Staffing firms DIP Corp., En-Japan and MyNavi were the subsequent partners. Reliance on the entry strategy remains intact as it partners another recruitment manager Ceafom. 

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Job.Dmkt-Sp, Sharefull sign business alliance
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Temp jobs app Job.Dmkt-Sp and on-demand job app Sharefull have made a business alliance to exchange short-term work listings to bridge supply and demand gap in the tight job market.

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Indeed organizes offline hiring
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Recruitment platform Indeed has introduced a product to assist in the organizing of in-person “hiring events,” which the firm describes as being like job fairs, but involving just a single employer.

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Zeku Inc. deploys online interview tools
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Around 300 employers have implemented the Zeku’s recruitment management system, while all the major staffing firms Recruit Holdings, Persol Holdings, Human Resocia and Google for Jobs are indexed with the system.

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Referme rebranded to Wanted
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Asia-focused multi-lingual job referral site Wanted is in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea. When the job site was developed in Japan, it was named Referme as a part of localization strategy.

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DIP Inc. ties up with HR Solutions
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The API linkage between DIP and HR Solutions is expected to increase the data collection speed by up to four times, shorten application-to-hiring time and improve interview and recruitment rates.

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Mai Mai, LinkedIn China trade barbs
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Mai Mai pitches itself as a hybrid between a professional network and a personal network — “personal connections and professional connections” in its terminology — alluding to LinkedIn’s reputation in China for having a stuffy and self-promoting atmosphere. Mai Mai’s three major sections are job-hunting, network-building, and the anonymous community. The anonymous section is oriented […]

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The programmatic recruitment goldrush: Four deals in a month underline growing interest
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The Swedish horizontal is expanding its autos offering with wide-ranging propositions for consumers and dealers.

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Glassdoor opens first office in Canada
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Recruitment site Glassdoor has opened its first office in Canada, located in the country’s biggest city, Toronto. 

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Updates of job classifieds from the Commonwealth of Independent States
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Since employees from the Commonwealth of Independent States change their positions and companies more and more often, recruitment classifieds react to this trend by implementing new updates. These updates cover both minor changes and more technology-focused ones.

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Baker named PandoLogic CEO; company’s for sale
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This post has been updated; see KRT acquisition item for the “why” Terry Baker, president of programmatic recruitment advertising firm PandoLogic, has added the title CEO. His promotion was announced to staff on Monday and publicly today. Baker joined RealMatch, as the company was called, in 2012 after more than 6 1/2  years with Adicio […]

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Digrow.jp introduces job agents’ scoring
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Recruitment start-up Digrow.jp has allowed job seekers to find well-regarded career-change agents and recruiters based on their past performances.

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