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This podcast is sponsored by Hiretual.com the recruiters best friend.

CAREERARC RAISES 30 MILLION

https://recruitingheadlines.com/careerarc-raises-30-million/

GLASSDOOR EXPANDS

https://recruitingheadlines.com/glassdoor-expands-to-singapore-hong-kong-and-new-zealand/

TOPRESUME TEAMS UP WITH AARP

https://recruitingheadlines.com/topresume-and-aarp-team-up-on-resume-advisor-service/

TALKPUSH LAUNCHES MOBILE RECRUITING APP

https://recruitingheadlines.com/talkpush-puts-recruiters-in-charge-of-chatbots-with-new-crm-and-mobile-app/

JOB DISTRIBUTION PLATFORM UP FOR SALE

https://recruitingheadlines.com/buyer-sought-for-job-distribution-company/

Los Angeles

CareerArc, a global leader in HR technology, today announced it raised a $30 million growth equity round led by PeakEquity Partners (“PeakEquity”). As the only company offering both social recruiting and virtual outplacement solutions to the multi-billion dollar HR software market, CareerArc helps organizations manage the two critical touchpoints in employment where an employer brand is tested and scrutinized – hiring new talent and transitioning employees out of the organization.

“This investment and the support of the team at PeakEquity Partners should allow us to accelerate our growth, expand product offerings, and strengthen our market position,” said Robin D. Richards, CareerArc CEO and Co-Founder. “PeakEquity has a broad set of strategic and operational experience that will be valuable as we continue to execute on our vision and take CareerArc to the next level.”

CareerArc provides a state-of-the-art HR software platform that enables enterprises to recruit talent, transition their workforce, and manage their employer brand more effectively. The company, founded in 2009, will use the investment to fund an aggressive expansion plan to support product innovation and accelerate sales and marketing efforts.

Also in California

Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, today announced its entry into Singapore, Hong Kong and New Zealand.

Glassdoor aims to give job seekers a competitive search advantage through access to all the latest job listings alongside reviews and insights shared by those who know hiring companies best:  their employees. Glassdoor now attracts approximately 62 million1 unique monthly visitors worldwide and has 18 localized sites around the world.

When job seekers are more informed about a job and company, we know it leads to a better match with the employer,”  said John Lamphiere, Vice President and Managing Director of Glassdoor International. “Glassdoor has always appealed to a wide global audience and with increased focus on Singapore, Hong Kong and New Zealand, we are looking to make the Glassdoor experience for people and businesses in these locations even more valuable.”

 

In San Franciso

Rich with new features, the new app and CRM will allow recruiters to manage all their leads & conversations, whether on the SMS, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or Email from a single solution.

Talkpush is turning recruitment conversational, steering away from forms and uploaded resumes and using technology to establish authentic connections between employers and candidates. When competing for talent, the ability to create personal connections with candidates faster is a huge advantage. The Talkpush CRM connects with conversational agents (aka chatbots) that automate the top of the recruitment funnel, freeing up recruiters to do more meaningful work.

Features include;

WhatsApp integration that lets you connect your WhatsApp Business account with your digital recruitment assistant, A.K.A chatbot.

  • Custom workflows to accompany the candidate through their entire journey, from click to hire.
  • Tagging colleagues, because recruitment is a team sport
  • Auto complete to avoid spelling mistakes.
  • Smart notification system to alert the hiring manager when a key development takes place in their talent pool.
  • Multi-media capabilities allowing companies to collect video, voice, images and any document needed to move the candidate down the recruitment funnel.
  • Emoji-enabled because emojis have become an integral part of the way people communicate today. Sure, some (old people emoji) roll their (eye emoji) a little, but for the rest of the population they are just a fun way to create connections (heart emoji).

 

WASHINGTON, DC–AARP has teamed up with TopResume, they are launching a new resume advice and professional writing service tailored to help older workers who are looking for new jobs or switching positions.

“Resume writing is crucial as more and more older workers stay in the workforce, often looking for new jobs, or even new careers,” said Susan Weinstock, AARP Vice President for Financial Resilience Programs.

“This exciting new service is a big step forward for those making a job change.  Older workers can face unique challenges in the employment market, and part of our mission is to help them successfully navigate those obstacles and find rewarding work.”

The service, AARP Resume Advisor℠, is powered by TopResume, the largest resume-writing service in the world. It is available here and offers a free expert resume review. Job seekers will receive objective feedback on how effectively their resume communicates their skills and expertise, and personalized recommendations to make it stand out from the competition.

Finally…

stable, profitable online job distribution/ATS company based on the west coast is seeking a buyer. JobBoardSecrets.com has been engaged to spread the news to the recruiting industry.

The name of the business is not publicly known but here are some of the facts to pique your interest.

  • It has been online for 10 years
  • It enjoys some of the best SEO I have ever seen
  • It enjoys profit margins around 50%
  • It enjoys year over year traffic growth of 30%
  • It enjoys organic traffic of 63k/mo
  • It’s main client base centers around restaurant, retail and hospitality

This stable business has sales of nearly $900k per year and according to owner all of that revenue is driven by the organic SEO. The business is a combination small business ATS and job distribution platform with a proprietary job board in place.

Serious buyers should contact chris@jobboardsecrets.com for further information to be vetted.

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