RecTech Insider for December


Here's your RecTech roundup, news from the past month in recruiting and HR technology circles.

  • StaffedUp is a new ATS for hospitality/restaurant industry. The service also offers templated job descriptions for busy owners to pull from. LINK
  • Bullhorn, Inc. acquires PEOPLEnet and strengthens time, attendance, and expense offerings for staffing firms. LINK
  • Woo launches Helena, a new AI powered Headhunter. LINK
  • Crowdsourced recruiting startup Visage raises a $1.5 million seed round. Promises 10 qualified candidates within 10 days. 2018 is shaping up to be the year of crowdsourced recruiting offerings. Several of these have been emerging. LINK
  • UK based Geektastic.com raises $300K (USD) seed round for their tech profiling and testing site. A code challenge based approach to help employers better screen tech talent. Seed round details: LINK
  • LinkedIn launches Career Advice to connect you with a professional mentor. LINK
  • Court rules Glassdoor must reveal reviewers’ identities in fraud case. LINK
  • Google Jobs will let you choose which job board to apply with.---> "Additional search features include the ability to choose which job search engine to use when applying for a job that is listed across multiple sites, such as CareerBuilder or Monster. And in the coming weeks, Google will also allow users to save jobs directly within Google Search by hitting a bookmark button." LINK
  • Nomad Health gets 4 million to start online job market to hire doctors and nurses for telemedicine work. LINK
  • Microsoft to embed Linkedin jobs inside its Word resume assistant. LINK
  • Microsoft word adds LinkedIn powered resume assistant (venturebeat) LINK
  • CSOD gets 300 million in funding, some analysts think its just debt financing. LINK
  • Sourceress raises $3.5M to find candidates that managers want without realizing it. LINK
  • Willow is a new career site and onboarding tool that has launched. LINK
  • HR analytics firm OneModel raises venture capital. LINK
  • . About 50 employees work on policing ZipRecruiters, so that scammers aren’t there taking advantage of job applicants or trying to drum up participation. LINK
  • Glint, a startup that helps companies improve their employee retention rates, announced today that it has raised $20 million in Series D funding. The round, which includes participation from returning investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and Shasta Ventures, brings Glint’s total funding so far to $80 million. LINK
  • Rallyteam has found that talented millennials are often leaving companies because the jobs aren’t challenging enough or leading them to their desired career path. The startup is working with corporations like eBay to keep employees engaged. And Rallyteam is raising $8.6 million, led by Norwest Venture Partners, to fulfill its mission. LINK