Tag: Australia


Seek takes equity in JobStreet

Seek takes equity in JobStreet

Australian based employment site Seek has taken 10 percent equity in Asian site JobStreet at a cost of $15 million. JobStreet, which is headquartered in Malaysia, operates through much of the region with sites in that country, Singapore, The Philippines, India, Bangladeh, Japan  an


Seek to open job site in Brazil

Seek to open job site in Brazil

Straight after buying a 10 percent interest in Malaysian based employment site, JobStreet, Australia’s Seek is moving even further abroad, this time into territory infrequently visited by many major players – Brazil.

Seek has paid $67.5 million for a 30 percent interest in


Australian newspapers show steep decline in job ads

Australian newspapers show steep decline in job ads

Ah, the good old days. Less than ten years ago the two major newspapers in Australia’s largest state (NSW) carried nearly 14,000 job ads a week. Today that figure is closer to 4,000. In the second largest state, Victoria, the respective figures are 9.000 and 3,000.

The measurement is carried out by ANZ bank