job sites

  • Glassdoor raises $40M, valued around $1B, for a job search platform with peer reviews

    Glassdoor raises $40M, valued around $1B, for a job search platform with peer reviews

    As the job market becomes more competitive in some industries and unemployment holds steady and even drops in certain regions, job site Glassdoor is reaping some of the rewards. The company — which helps people look for jobs and research companies that interest them based on feedback from others — has raised another $40 million in funding, a Series H round that values the company… Read More

  • Simply Hired is shutting down June 26, reportedly as part of an acquisition

    Simply Hired is shutting down June 26, reportedly as part of an acquisition

    Simply Hired — a job search engine with 30 million monthly users that is active in 24 countries and 12 languages — is shutting down on June 26, with one report claiming that at least some of the company is getting acquired. We heard of the shutdown initially from one of Simply Hired’s partners, who received an email Friday from the company noting that it is terminating… Read More

  • Recruit.net Revamp Lets You Ping Friends About Their Jobs

    Recruit.net Revamp Lets You Ping Friends About Their Jobs

    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… Read More

  • Reinventing Job Classifieds Shows How Much Room There Remains For Fresh Ideas

    Reinventing Job Classifieds Shows How Much Room There Remains For Fresh Ideas

    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… Read More