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Last updated: August 09, 2016
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2016 - Randstad buys recruitment portal Monster for $429M. ZipRecruiter is in panic
Randstad Holdings, an Amsterdam-based human resources and recruitment company, to acquire job hunting portal Monster for $429 million. Monster will keep its brand and will operate as a separate entity, but the bigger idea here is to consolidate different aspects of the recruitment and employment industry for better economies of scale and a “portfolio of HR services,” in the words of Randstad. Jacques van den Broek, CEO of Randstad, said that Monster is a natural complement to Randstad. The transaction is aligned to bringing labor supply and demand closer together to better connect the right people to the right jobs.
2016 - Jobandtalent gets $42M to mobilize hiring for SMEs
Jobandtalent, a startup touting its matching technology to automatically surface potential job candidates for employers (and vice versa), has closed a $42 million Series B round. It’s also transferred its attention from enterprise recruitment needs to SMEs where staff turnover is faster and there are more jobs in play. Arguably acceleratingly so as technology contributes to creating shorter term work gigs. After all ‘on-demand’ can imply temporary or even momentary need. The free-to-use hiring platform has a new business model too: opt-in staff management services where it can take care of recruitment and HR related admin for SMEs — from generating employment contracts to managing payroll to paying related taxes — charging a take rate from the hire’s payroll for this service (it’s experimenting with the exact percentage cut at present).
2014 - Job search site Monster partners with Twitter. Beware Glassdoor
The granddaddy of online job search sites Monster is introducing a new social recruiting solution that will crash Linkedin. Using insights gleaned from social networks (such as what conversations job prospects are engaged in, what they favorite, who they follow, retweet and so on) the made over Monster now automates putting the right opportunities in front of the right workers where they hangout online. This is in addition to Monster’s traditional capabilities. Monster also announced “Monster Social Ads,” which use Twitter’s Ads API to provide the first fully automated social recruiting job ad solution featuring additional new targeting from Monster’s proprietary social candidate search capabilities. Employers will soon — for the first time — have the ability to reach specific potential candidates directly on Twitter based on career attributes such as occupation or industry type.
2014 - Monster acquires recruiting software TalentBin
Monster has acquired TalentBin, the startup offering tools for recruiting on social networks. TalentBin describes itself as a “talent search engine” that aggregates data about potential job candidates from Facebook, Twitter, Quora, and elsewhere, while also giving tools to recruiters so they reach out to those candidates. It’s actually the latest version of a company that began as Honestly, a site where professionals could anonymously review their peers. In its various forms, TalentBin raised $3.2 million in total funding.