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  • A new study shows a 60 percent drop in requests from US companies for foreign workers

    A new study shows a 60 percent drop in requests from US companies for foreign workers

    According to new research just published by the data science team at Hired, a jobs marketplace for tech workers, Donald Trump’s efforts to push an America-first philosophy is having a measurable impact on how comfortable tech companies feel in seeking out foreign-born workers. Read More

  • Crunch Report | 20 People Fired at Uber

    Bozoma Saint John leaves Apple for Uber, 20 people get fired at Uber over sexual harassment, Amazon discounts Amazon Prime for the less fortunate and Pinterest passes a $12 billion valuation. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Hired, the recruiting platform, raises another $30 million

    Hired, the recruiting platform, raises another $30 million

    Hired, the platform that lets applicants vie for top tech jobs, has announced a $30 million extension to its Series C funding, bringing the total of that particular round to $70 million. The funding came primarily from Glenmede Trust and Ontario Pension Board, with participation from existing investors. On Hired, folks seeking a job can simply answer a few questions and receive back… Read More

  • The history of innovation in recruitment technology and services Crunch Network

    The history of innovation in recruitment technology and services

    2016 is a watershed moment for the recruitment industry. LinkedIn and Monster are being acquired, and CareerBuilder is for sale — three of the highest-profile tech companies in the space. Microsoft is making a grand entrance, while cashed-up incumbents watch closely from the sidelines. The ripples will span the entire industry. How will it impact you? Read More

  • New study shows women in tech ask for less — and receive it

    New study shows women in tech ask for less — and receive it

    According to a new study published by the data science team at Hired, a jobs marketplace for tech workers, the average female candidate sets her expected salary at $14,000 less than men. Relatedly or not, 69 percent of the time, men receive higher salary offers than women for the same job title at the same company. (On average, employers pay women 3 percent less for the same roles, though… Read More

  • How Engineering Salaries Across the U.S. Stack Up

    How Engineering Salaries Across the U.S. Stack Up

    Hired, the San Francisco-based employment platform, has produced a short new report about engineering salaries that examines how they stack up in the Bay Area versus the rest of the country after the cost of living is factored in. San Francisco, an increasingly expensive city in which to live, pays software engineers an average of $132,000 per year. That may seem like a pretty healthy salary… Read More

  • Hired, The Jobs Marketplace, Now Includes Freelance Workers

    Hired, The Jobs Marketplace, Now Includes Freelance Workers

    Hired, a jobs marketplace for “knowledge workers,” thinks it has struck on a new way to grow its business: by adding freelancers to it roster. It’s “not a big shift from our mission,” says Mehul Patel, who was promoted from president to CEO of the 157-person company in September, while previous CEO Matt Mickiewicz became chief product officer. “Our mission is… Read More

  • Recruiting Startup Hired Has A New CEO

    Recruiting Startup Hired Has A New CEO

    There’s been a bit of a leadership shuffle at Hired: President Mehul Patel has been promoted to CEO, while the previous CEO, founder Matt Mickiewicz, has become chief product officer. Patel (who has also worked at Lyft, Oracle, CNET and Kaggle, and who joined Hired two years ago), told me this isn’t as big a deal as you might think. In fact, he said there was a longtime transition… Read More

  • London’s Tech Hiring Boom Attracts Hired, JobBox And Other Startups To The Fray

    London’s Tech Hiring Boom Attracts Hired, JobBox And Other Startups To The Fray

    What is it with tech jobs in London (and, lately, the rest of the UK)? Well, ask a silly question, right? Because the city and the country is going through a tech boom right now and when that happens tech startups in the recruitment space scramble to join the fray, especially in the UK capital. There’s even a “Silicon Milkround” to compete with the usual ‘milk… Read More