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Indeed announces acquisition of recruiting platform Syft

Indeed, the world’s #1 job site, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Syft, a leading recruiting platform for the hospitality, event and light industrial sectors in the UK. Read more


It is Time for the Recruitment Industry to Catch up With the Technological Boom

It’s a shame to witness that $350 billion worth of the recruitment industry market can be so fragmented.

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Better Working

Xing is rebranding as ‘New Work,’ & acquires recruitment platform Honeypot for $64M

Xing, the business networking platform that has been described as Germany’s answer to LinkedIn, has made an acquisition to beef up its recruitment business ahead of a rebrand of the business as “New Work.” The company has acquired Honeypot, a German startup that has built a job-hunting platform for tech people, for up to €57 million ($64 million). Xing tells us that Honeypot  is its biggest acquisition to date.

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Agency Software

The Rise of the Recruitment Marketplace

The rise of AI-powered digital marketplaces like Airbnb and Uber have led to bold predictions of a recruiting marketplace that displaces recruiters. To the disappointment of many, that has proven extremely unlikely. Fortunately, there is still significant opportunity for a highly efficient recruiting marketplace, and surprisingly to some, recruiters are squarely situated at the center of it.

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Job Vite

Jobvite raises $200M+ and acquires three recruitment startups

Jobvite, the company that was once an early mover in leveraging social networks to help source job opportunities and find interesting candidates for openings, is today announcing two big moves to double down on its ambition to build a bigger platform for recruitment and applicant tracking.

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