Month: March 2021


In the past 30 days, I’ve spoken to a dozen Talent Acquisition leaders across a bunch of industries and markets. There was one common theme, “Holy crap, our req load just doubled or tripled almost overnight!” The conversation always went to how and what can we do to get more candidates faster! One, out of twelve, actually had the insight to comment, “we have…

Former Facebook, Apple Exec Joins as CMO

Indeed has a shiny new chief marketing officer. Jessica Jensen, a former executive at Yahoo, Apple and Facebook has taken the reigns at the world’s No. 1 employment web site in terms of traffic and revenue. She’ll report to CEO Chris Hyam, who said, “Jessica brings incredible experience and new perspective to Indeed, and at the same time has a huge respect for everything…

Fast, Good and Cheap: Pick 2 for Recruiting in a Post-COVID World

I’m on record as calling BS on the psychology of many Hiring Managers in a postrecession world, as many hiring managers think they have postrecession hiring power when it comes to the recruiting process. For a brief time after a recession, this theory is true. Recessions lead to high unemployment, which means candidate supply outstrips employer demand. The issue, of course, is that this…

Talent Acquisition Leaders! When Was the Last Time You Fired a Hiring Manager?

In the third-party recruiting world, we like to talk all big and aggressive about “firing” clients. “Yeah, ABC Corp was a bunch of idiots to work with, they didn’t know what they really wanted, I fired them!” No, you didn’t, Timmy! Calm down! Okay, you’re probably right. I don’t really “fire” a client, I just stop working with them. Stop contacting them, just fade…

HR Tech News Bytes: Jobvite, OutMatch

Jobvite announced it has joined the Velocity Network Foundation in an effort to build a global blockchain network for the exchange of verifiable and trusted career credentials. … The post HR Tech News Bytes: Jobvite, OutMatch appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

Sberbank launches recruiter service

Sberbank has launched an online platform for recruiters called SberPodbor. The move is a natural fit for the bank, which runs, the fifth-largest recruitment vertical in Russia.

Learning Management System Spekit Raises $12.2M

Learning management platform Spekit announced the close of a $12.2 million Series A investment round. The investment, led by Foundry Group and Renegade Partners, with participation from a number of other investors, … The post Learning Management System Spekit Raises $12.2M appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

Virtual Recruiter Platform Celential Raises $9.5M

Sunnyvale, California –, an emerging AI-powered virtual recruiting service, today announced that it has secured $9.5M in Series A funding, led by GSR Ventures, with participation from … The post Virtual Recruiter Platform Celential Raises $9.5M appeared first on HR Tech Feed.