Even though it's December that hasn't stopped the recruiting headlines from rolling. Here's my latest roundup of who and what is making news. Stay in touch with everything I write here.
LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings With Big Data Analytics: you can now see more data about the company, who works there, and how you compare to previous applicants. The new look will be rolled out to 10% of LinkedIn’s English audience today, covering the U.S., Canada, India, the UK and Australia. Other regions will get it later. Their goal is a better job hunting experience which in my opion is long overdue. Ive never been a fan of their job search user experience. Now you can get an insider look at the company hiring trends and better see who works there. It sounds like the new features will be quite useful. [article]
Another job matching app has launched...its called JobNow...which is focusing on restaurants and food services, the startup is aiming to compete with online job companies like CareerBuilder, Indeed.com and Craigslist. They are based in Dallas and working with employers such as 7-Eleven, Pizza Hut, and Whataburger for its pilot. Learn more at jobnow.me. [article]
Indeed has launch Indeed Prime which uses multiple criteria to match engineers, designers and product managers with employers in the major tech cities such as NY, Austin and San Fran...they hold coding contests in order to help you find the best talent...whats also interesting is that Indeed also pays the candidate a 5k signing bonus themselves for taking part. [read the release]
Are job seekers crying out for a recruiter review site? Based out of London, Recfluence wants to become a central platform that lets all job seekers leave feedback and exchange information about their experiences with recruitment agencies and consultants. Its only for the uk right now..go to recfluence.com to check it out. [read the release]
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