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Rec Tech: the Recruiting Technology Podcast

Bringing you technology inspired conversations with practitioners and vendors in the recruiting technology arena.

Oct 20, 2023

LinkedIn is laying off more than 660 workers across its engineering, product, talent and finance teams, the employment-focused social media site announced Monday.

micro1, an AI-driven platform for sourcing top engineering talent has announced an oversubscribed $1.3 million investment. This funding, coupled with the initial $2 million pre-seed investment, has propelled the company’s valuation to an impressive $30 million.

The Mom Project, a leading digital talent marketplace and community platform serving more than 1.5 million moms and 3,000+ companies, today announced the launch of SelfMade, a professional platform focused on helping moms create their personal brand and start their business.

MINNEAPOLIS — Yardstik, a Trust & Safety Platform built to help high-volume hiring businesses safely hire, verify, and onboard workers at scale, has raised an additional $12 million in its most recent round of funding.

New research from iCIMS has found that hires and openings in retail have decreased by 12% and 25%, respectively, from this time last year, while the transportation sector saw declines of 22% and 2%.