Here’s a look at what happened in the past month in online recruiting.
NeW! 6 New HR Tech Startups to watch. I got a glimpse of some hot new HR tech recently. [READ ABOUT IT]
- Lorem raises $1.1M to connect small businesses and web developers for quick assistance. [READ LINK]
- European-Based CornerJob Raises $19 Million, Targets Blue-Collar Workers, Eyes U.S. Expansion. [READ STORY]
- TaskRabbit is expanding into new cities. CEO was on CBS last month to explain the company’s progress and where they are headed. [WATCH VIDEO]
- Talent.io Grabs $8.8 Million for Its Recruitment Platform: French startup Talent.io is turning headhunting into a marketplace by connecting promising engineers with tech companies. The company just raised $8.8 million (€8 million) from existing investors Alven Capital and Ventech. While Talent.io started with Paris, the company is now operating in other major European cities, such as Berlin and London. [STORY]
- Mya raises $11.4M Series A to streamline recruiting for retail, warehouse and call center jobs. Uses bot technology. [TECHCRUNCH]
- Job board operator CareerBuilder revenue fell 1.4% in the first quarter, its parent company Tegna Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) reported. The decline was 0.8% on a constant-currency basis. [STORYLINE]
- Riminder Uses Deep Learning to Better Match People to Jobs: There’s absolutely nothing efficient about sorting through 30,000 resumes by hand. Recruiters spend months evaluating applicants only to have great prospective candidates get lost in the pile. French based. [READ STORY]
- Equest unveiled its latest innovative product – AutoPost which enables recruiters to “preset” job posting criteria by job title, skills, and job location, including the career sites they want the jobs posted. Once that criteria is set, eQuest will search the user’s career site and, when matches occur, automatically post jobs to the requested career sites. All candidates will return to the company’s website or ATS for application submittal with accompanying job board source code. [READ THE RELEASE]
- Indeed leads again in source of hire report. Each year SilkRoad conducts a survey of employers and where they get their hires from. No surprise that Indeed is still number one. [GET THE STATS]
And of course the news about Google Jobs was the biggest headline of the month. Click here to see all the articles about it.
See ya’ next month! -CR