Students at George Washington University are now able to receive personally-tailored feedback on their resumes without having to book an appointment or even physically visit the Career Center office on campus. The Center for Career Services announced Friday a new partnership with VMock, an online platform that offers personalized feedback on resumes. The website allows students to upload and receive criticism on their resumes or utilize templates to build one, according to an email to students Friday. Read more here. Join us in Madrid from the 13th to the 16th of November for the Property Portal Watch Conference.
Fiverr, the global online freelancing platform based out of Israel has recently announced plans to hold an initial public offering of shares in New York. The valuation of the firm is estimated to be at least $1 billion USD. Representatives of the company have been meeting with potential Wall Street underwriters and are targeting the beginning of next year for a share offering on the Nasdaq, TheMarker reported, citing unnamed sources. The startup has raised some $111 million to date, according to data compiled by Start-Up Nation Central, has become a global leader for online freelance services. The firm was set
MercadoLibre, Inc. recently announced the beginning of a sale for another $80 million aggregate principal amount of 2% Convertible Senior Notes due in 2028 pursuant to the partial exercise of the option regarding the original purchase additional notes granted to the initial purchasers in MercadoLibre's previous offering of $800 million aggregate principal amount of notes. This sale of more notes settled on August 31st. The additional notes were all sold on the same terms as the original notes. MercadoLibre has now given $880 million total of aggregate principal amount of notes. In connection with the partial exercise of the option
Retail industry job-seeking app Capango, designed in the same line as swipe-dating apps, has recently joined the Android and iOS markets and boasts a streamlined process without any need for a resume or drawn-out application process. In today’s fast-paced recruitment market, speed matters; employers who lag behind in the hiring process are can be ghosted by potential hires, and the reason is often competition. Other companies are snatching up some candidates before other employers have a chance to read their resume. The need for a mobile-optimized recruitment process is urgent because job seekers are looking for an integrated candidate experience that meets them
HR platform gr8 People has always been committed to creating a service that gives its users the ability to tap into the entire talent acquisition lifecycle, whether it involves sourcing, engaging, hiring, branding, measuring, analyzing, you name it - gr8 People handles even the most complicated aspects. They chose RChilli to deliver quality talent to their clients through a consistent mechanism. Key Challenges gr8 People wanted a parsing solution to offer a diversified product to its clients. Their goal was to provide quality candidate recommendations to recruiters by streamlining the hiring process. A solution was required to extract candidate information from
Leading human capital management company meQuilibrium has recently announced securing $7 million in Series C funding led by HLM Venture Partners alongside Chrysalis Ventures and Safeguard Scientifics, doubling its growth for the second year in a row. The new funding will go towards product and sales expansions of its talent engagement branch. “We are investing in our expansion, product, talent, and ultimately in our customers,” said Jan Bruce, Co-founder, and CEO of meQuilibrium. “We deliver scalable and highly effective solutions to build more agile, resilient and productive organizations and address burnout and stress. How you think and feel determines
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) of the Philippines has recently announced a new partnership with FindWork, online job search platform, in an effort to help the two million new graduates of the country in their career search. Under the partnership, the two million recent and another two million upcoming graduates will automatically be registered in FindWork’s system “to increase their chances of employment.” A seal of certification from the government agency will then be featured in a Tesda graduate’s profile, along with their other credentials. “FindWork is made for the incomparable Filipino worker,” said Rommel Torres,
Leading provider of cloud-based talent acquisition solutions, iCIMS Inc., has recently announced the debut of a pair of products designed to better the recruitment process for candidates and employers alike: iCIMS Offer and Prime Connector. “iCIMS has made a concerted investment in enhancing the user experience by directly addressing the everyday challenges employers face in a highly complex and competitive hiring environment,” said Al Smith, iCIMS’ Chief Technology Officer. “Recruiters lose too much time logging in and out of various software systems and open their organization up to data integrity issues when integration is poor or non-existent. Businesses also
Jobg8 has recently announced that following the packed-room session with Google Cloud's Tarquin Clark, he will be coming back for the second year in a row to discuss the merits of the Google Cloud Talent Solution in bettering job search portals, functions, hiring, and more. The 7th annual Job Board Summit is being held at St. Paul's in London from the 8th to the 9th or November 2018. Cloud Talent Solution features job search, commute search, and profile search. Profile search is currently in BETA. “We are delighted to have Tarquin return on stage at the Job Board Summit Europe
PerkSpot, HR tech platform creator based out of Chicago, has recently popped onto the scene with an incredible $50 million secured in venture capital funding coming from Susquehanna Growth Equity. The capital was the first outside funding the startup has taken in the 12 years it has been operating. Up until now, PerkSpot CEO Jace Mouse said the company has been growing organically, supporting itself through its revenue. So why take outside funding now? Mouse says because it not only helps the company accelerate its growth, but also provides them with experienced advisors that can guide them along the way.