Wonolo – which stands for Work. Now. Locally….has raised a Series B funding round of $13 million dollars which brings it total funding to $25 million. The company’s technology connects employers with vetted workers “within moments”. The new funding comes from Venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. AJ Brustein is one of the co founders and he joins me on the phone from San Francisco. We chat about the company's origin and the on demand labor market they are building in major cities across the U.S.
Shannon Pritchett is the editor of SourceCon. As a lifelong student in the recruitment industry, Shannon is passionate about improving it. She has a diverse background in training, sourcing, full desk recruiting, coaching, and journalism. in this episode of RecTech she reviews their recent event in Las Vegas, talks about sourcing and previews whats ahead for Sourcecom in Budapest.
Scott Sherman is a Director of Talent Acquisition with Sodexo a food service and facilities management company. In this 37 minute interview he details the types of tech they use to recruit and gives his opinion on a variety of other #RecTech topics including how he thinks HR tech vendors should approach potential clients in HR.
Here's a variety of talent technology making news recently. Each month I'll be sharing new startups, acquisitions and interesting tech that recruiters can use to recruit faster, better, stronger.
Take five minutes to hear about what's new in the world of online recruiting.
Companies mentioned in this show include;
- Indeed - read the press release about Prime.
- Linkedin - read the Techcrunch coverage.
- Tinypulse - read the story on Geekwire.
- JobNow - read the story.
- Internwire - read the story.
- Recfluence - read the press release.
- Talentsky - read the story.
- WorkHere - read the story.
- WorkanGo - read the story. (UK)
- FreeJobPosting.co.nz - go to site. (NZ)
- Talenetic - Seattle Times job board.
That's it for now. Look for new shows in 2016.