job hunting

  • LinkedIn to launch Talent Insights, a new analytics tool, as it dives deeper into data

    LinkedIn to launch Talent Insights, a new analytics tool, as it dives deeper into data

    LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with some 500 million members, has made a large business out of recruitment — with some 11 million job listings on the site at any given time, and the recruitment market providing the company with its largest source of revenue. Now it is taking another step ahead in building out that business with a new product… Read More

  • LinkedIn will now let you discreetly signal when you’re looking for a job

    LinkedIn will now let you discreetly signal when you’re looking for a job

    One of the hallmarks of any social network is how it pushes people to share their experiences with others, but increasingly we’ve seen a lot of moves by social platforms to give people the option to remain very private, if they choose. One of the latest moves on this front comes from LinkedIn, the social network for the working world with some 450 million members and currently… Read More

  • Restless Bandit raises $8M to help companies dig through their old resume piles

    Restless Bandit raises $8M to help companies dig through their old resume piles

    While at LinkedIn, Steve Goodman and his co-founders spent a lot of their time trying to help companies dig up the best possible candidates from those that exist around the Web — but might not have applied. But after candidates have applied, their resumes are sitting in a database somewhere on a company’s servers. And they continue to sit there, likely untouched or only lightly… Read More

  • inploi is another jobs app that wants to kill off the service industry CV

    inploi is another jobs app that wants to kill off the service industry CV

    Walking around the neighborhood handing out CVs in the hopes of scoring shifts in a local cafe or restaurant has never been an efficient job-search process. But workers in the service industry still do it. London-based startup inploi is hoping to change that — it’s gunning to replace the paper CV with a mobile profile and location-based jobs platform. Read More

  • SmartRecruiters raises $30 million for hiring software

    SmartRecruiters raises $30 million for hiring software

    Because managing a large pool of job applicants can be cumbersome, SmartRecruiters thinks its software has the right tools to keep you organized in your candidate search. The team counts clients like Square, Atlassian and Equinox gyms, who use SmartRecruiters to manage job postings and communicate about prospective employees. Now SmartRecruiters is arming itself with a $30 million funding… Read More

  • UpScored launches job-matching platform for applicants and employers

    UpScored launches job-matching platform for applicants and employers

    Searching for a new job sucks. It sucks even more when you apply for a job you’re super pumped about just to find out that the company doesn’t think you’re cut out for it. #Rude. UpScored, which launched its data-driven end-to-end platform for employers and job seekers onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016, matches job seekers with roles for which they’re most… Read More

  • From Uber driver to venture capitalist Crunch Network

    From Uber driver to venture capitalist

    How did you get into venture capital? And why did you decide on that versus another startup? These are two questions aspiring VCs often ask. While I usually hop on 15-30 minute calls with those looking to learn more, I thought it might be more impactful to share my experience here. Although there is no guaranteed way for you to get into it, I’ve learned a lot through the stories of my… Read More

  • LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings With Big Data Analytics

    LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings With Big Data Analytics

    LinkedIn, a social network focused around the working world with nearly 400 million members, is well known for how it uses algorithms to suggest potential business connections and jobs based on your profile. Now, it’s injecting more data analytics into another part of its platform: job listings. Today LinkedIn is taking the wraps off a new version of its Jobs section, where —… Read More

  • Readyforce Gives Students A Chance To Explore Options Before Picking Their First Jobs

    Readyforce Gives Students A Chance To Explore Options Before Picking Their First Jobs

    Readyforce, a professional network for college students, is launching a new tool aimed at students who have already received job offers but would like to see what else might be out there for them. Read More