CareerBuilder's North America revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $176 million, a 2 percent increase year-over-year, and a 5 percent increase from the first quarter of this year, a CareerBuilder spokesperson told the AIM Group. These figures include products sold by CareerBuilder's newspaper partners, who sold $19 million during the quarter.
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In its 2013 Recruiting Channels Survey of 150 recruiters, software review and research firm Software Advice determined that LinkedIn provided the highest-quality candidate at a reasonable price. While Craigslist was the cheapest buy, it was also named bottom of the recruitment-
Not even CareerBuilder could save U.S. ad dollars at Gannett (NYSE: GCI), which dropped 6.5 percent from the Q2 2013.
While Gannett broadcasting seems to have boosted company revenue in the second quarter of 2014, the only figure in the plus column for publishing ad dollars was Newsquest recruitment advertising. Its year-over-year (YOY) gain of more than 9 p
LSE-listed Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) might have abandoned its plan to build one of the biggest global job site businesses, and decided to concentrate on the local market instead. It didn’t say that much, but that is the only conclusion one can draw from DMGT's corporate activities in the past few weeks.
Between March and the first
CareerBuilder is acquiring job distribution, big data and candidate sourcing SaaS provider Broadbean from Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT.) This will increase listings by 2 million, and expand listing distribution to an additional 6,000 recruitment sites in more than 60 markets around the globe. Purchase price has not been disclosed.
According to a recent CareerBuilder study, it is very expensive to let positions go unfilled. So, employers who can't find trained candidates are hiring untrained ones - and training them. Sixty-one percent of these employers have already done so, and 49 percent are planning on making an all-out effort to do so.
Recruitment publishers should take note. This is not only tool and content guidance
According to a ComScore look at December 2013 traffic, job seekers are increasingly preferring aggregators to major recruitment sites. Additionally, Indeed.com is preferred to its major competitor, SimplyHired. In a look at traffic for the "big four" - Indeed, SimplyHired, Monster and CareerBuilder - Indeed was the only one whose traffic didn't take a year-over-year nose dive.