There was an interesting discussion with one of the original investors of Indeed, Brad Burnham from Union Square Ventures had on a recent episode of This Week in Startups. In it, he attributed their success partly due to the founds Rony Kahan and Paul Forster. He used the word “ruthless” while describing Forster’s business savvy. The mere $5 million investment USV made in Indeed resulted in a unicorn style sale of over 1 billion. One of their greatest investments ever.
According to the Chad&Cheese podcast the domain jobster.com, a former dot com darling has been sold for $200k. It now redirects to the JobBird job site based in the Netherlands.
A piece on ERE by Joel Cheesman reveals Monsters plan for the new year which include video resumes. Monster launched Monster Studios in the fall, a tool for recruiters to add video to job postings. It has been such a success that the company expects to add video resumes to the mix next year.
HiringThing, a developer of online recruiting and applicant tracking systems (ATS) announced a new partnership with .Jobs, a leading job site network.
The pairing of HiringThing’s ATS with .Jobs’ network of more than 35,000 job sites will give employers greater applicant exposure, as well as increased candidate relevancy. When employers post jobs through .Jobs’ network, their postings will be automatically distributed to all relevant .Jobs career sites. In addition, new benefits to HiringThing customers include:
- A refined talent pool: Through .Jobs’ extensive network, employers can accurately target job seekers.
- Greater exposure: Positions posted with .Jobs are distributed through thousands of relevant job sites, allowing employers to receive concise candidate pools.
- A seamless workflow: Employers don’t have to manage relationships with dozens of niche job sites. .Jobs makes it easy to distribute opportunities to the right target audiences.
HiringThing’s ATS streamlines every aspect of the recruiting process, including ad placement and syndication, candidate communication, interview scheduling, onboarding, and sourcing. The company focuses on delivering Hiring Happiness™ to each customer, simplifying the process of finding the perfect hire.
“We’re building the job sites we wish we had when we were looking for jobs. HiringThing provides the ability to post jobs and manage candidates in a beautiful platform. An integration between our two organizations was a perfect fit. Together we are connecting job seekers to more relevant opportunities,” said Daniel Kraciun, .Jobs’ chief marketing officer.
UK’s first fully functioning job board for vegan candidates and recruiters www.VeganJobs.online will launch on 21st January 2019.
VeganJobs is managed by an HR Consultancy firm specialised in finding vegan candidates for vegan businesses and is already working with leading vegan British businesses.
Tailored professional HR service is available for employers and they can also expect promotions and further support.
Candidates can list their skills and CV, search for their perfect vegan job, and be notified of new vegan jobs in their desired area, while they can also receive tips to help their job search.
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