RecTech Insider for August 2017

Though it’s vacation season the recruiting technology news is still coming hard and fast. Here’s what happened in the past 30 days.

recruiting technology news

  • Indeed acquires Interviewed, begins war with Google Hire for your ATS. [LINK]
  • 70MillionJobs is new job site aims to help people with criminal records get jobs. [LINK]
  • Branch Messenger has created a self-service platform that hourly workers can use to schedule their shifts and manage their time. To further that goal, it has raised $10 million in funding. [LINK]
  • SyncHR, a Denver, CO-based cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) software provider, secured $16m in additional funding. [LINK]
  • Lattice Raises $6.4M From Thrive Capital And Khosla Ventures To Fix Performance Reviews [LINK]
  • Realmatch takes over USAToday job board, CareerBuilder out! [LINK]
  • Randrr is now in open beta. The career search tool supposedly breaks down career paths to help you find the right job. [LINK]
  • Google Hire is their new, meant for businesses with under 1000 employees, starts at $200/month, tight integration with Gmail. [LINK]
  • Lever arms itself with $40 million series C funding in the war for the ATS market. [LINK]
  • Canvas Looks to Take on TextRecruit Following its $1.7 Million Seed Round. [LINK]
  • Joveo is a new programmatic buying solution that competes with clickcast/recruitics…founder was from Mobolt which Indeed had acquired a few years back. [LINK]
  • OnboardIQ wants to make applying for hourly work less of a hassle, with a mobile-first platform that businesses can use to reduce the time they spend finding and hiring qualified workers. Now, three years in, the company has raised $9.1 million to expand their product and customer reach. [LINK]
  • French startup PayFit just raised a $15.9 million Series B round (€14 million) from Accel with Xavier Niel and Otium Venture also participating. PayFit handles most pesky administrative tasks in your company with a simple web interface.[LINK]
  • Users will soon be able to take and upload videos with LinkedIn’s updated in-app camera or upload clips from their phone’s camera roll. The native video feature is currently being tested in the US with a batch of users and publishers, and LinkedIn plans to bring the functionality worldwide in the coming months. [LINK]
  • TalentTech Labs raises 1.8 million. The HR tech incubator is a story in its own. [LINK]

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