Recruit.net just rebuilt its site and underlying engine, in the hopes of attracting new users. The job search site is an aggregator pulling listings from job databases and individual job listings on corporate sites. This is how it hopes to differentiate from larger competitors like Monster and JobStreet, which display listings that companies have specifically taken out on the job sites themselves. → Read More
LinkedIn has been launching a number of new features to improve engagement on its site, and today it’s taking that strategy out to one of its premium products, LinkedIn Recruiter, with the launch of a new look for the homepage. It brings the look and function of the Recruiter page closer to that of LinkedIn’s main homepage — including the new search features introduced in March. The idea is to… → Read More
In the recent months, two new jobs sites in Asia have popped up with interesting new takes on the process of pairing jobseekers with potential employers. The stark difference between them and the likes of JobStreet and Monster highlight how much room there is for innovation in the traditional jobs classifieds scene. I’ve always found that cold calls tend to come from the most mismatched… → Read More
Recruitment software giant Bullhorn is today announcing a new owner: it’s been acquired by Vista Equity Partners in what TechCrunch understands is a deal the lower end of hundreds of millions of dollars. It is a fantastic return on investment in the company. Bullhorn, which was founded in 1999 in Boston, had raised $27.5 million to date from investors including Highland Capital, General Catalyst… → Read More
The job-hunting market today is getting a little more social: Path.to, a kind of About.me-meets-LinkedIn service that lets people create image-filled, sleek professional profiles for themselves online, is today relaunching itself as a network to connect those professionals with job openings.
And taking a pro-tip from the matchmaking site eHarmony, Path.to has developed an algorithm to create… → Read More