A new tech company launches today, aimed mainly for the recruiting needs of small and mid-sized companies. It says it has “sliced off the front-end of the recruiting firm.” That, and a new company in the mobile-phone-recruiting genre. And m...
Here’s a quick look at some of the newer recruiting-technology companies you may not have heard of, from gamification to screening to a significant new “social resume” tool launching right now. (more…)
Here’s a taste of a few recent new companies and other moves, from assessments to job-posting technology to screening tools, to job sites for recruiting veterans, young adults, and more. (more…)
A new employee referral tool, a new way to source IT employees, a career site for developers and engineers, a young startup working on verifying resumes, and an applicant tracking system. It’s all below.
First, out of Bangalore comes WhistleTalk....
On the heels of the HR Tech Conference, it’s fun to finally see start-ups in the recruitment space again. The Great Recession had put most of the ideas (and money) on hold.
One of those startups is RemarkableHire, who exhibited. Here’s thei...
A short conversation with online recruiting veteran Chris Russell about the recent launch of his mobile recruiting app JobSpeek: What inspired you to launch JobSpeek.com? Mobile is coming and recruiters are going to need solutions to help them recruit on the go. As an avid iPhone user I have always been fascinated with the smartphone [...]
Jason Buss, founder of The Talent Buzz, is announcing the launch of his latest venture, Talent HQ. The new website promises to deliver “real world advice and news from a proven senior leader and active practitioner in the HR and Talent Management industry – Jason Buss.” Buss launched recruiting specialist site The Talent Buzz back [...]
RoundPegg, a site that claims to use organizational science and clinical psychology to match employers with candidates, has secured $1.27 million in funding, according to tech blog Techcrunch. The funding was led by Access Venture Partners with Croghan Investments participating. Roundpegg was started in May 2009 and shares an office with Jive, one of their [...]
MyPerfectGig.com, a candidate fulfillment service for technical departments such as engineering, software and IT, has secured $3.5 million in funding, according to MassHighTech.com. The Lexington-based tech talent matching site has a planned $8.9 million funding round. The investors were not disclosed in filed federal documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. MyPerfectGig was started [...]
Urban Interns, an online marketplace that connects employers with candidates seeking internships, part-time jobs, freelance or contract positions, announced their first angel round of $250,000 today. Although the site launched in February 2009, co-founders Lauren Porat and Cari Sommer waited over a year and a half to raise the money. The funding comes at a [...]