Posts Tagged: jobs


Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s Seek seeks to buy JobStreet for $524 million

Australia’s online employment marketplace Seek is looking to fully acquire its pan-Asian counterpart Jobstreet for US$523.5 million, a...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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GREE offers voluntary retirement to 11% of workforce, shuts Osaka office

Today it came to light that GREE is planning to offer voluntary retirement plans to about 200 employees, or 11 percent of its entire workfor...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 10:21 am
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Pakistani Jobs Site Rozee.pk Ventures Overseas With Saudi Acquisition

One of Pakistan’s earliest and most successful web businesses, the jobs portal Rozee.pk, is making waves yet again by becoming the first P...

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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ChinaHR Dead in the Water? Guards at the Doors, Internet Shut Off

ChinaHR has been having a tough week, and it led up to protests and hurried negotiations after more than half of the staff was laid off on W...

  • February 1, 2013
  • at 5:59 am
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Clothing E-Tailer Vancl Cutting 25% of Workforce Ahead of 2013 US IPO?

Chinese clothing e-tailer Vancl is reportedly cutting as much as 25 percent of its workforce ahead of an anticipated US IPO in the first or ...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 8:10 pm
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TaoZhiBao Shakes Up Jobs Listings Market, Adds 5,000 New Jobs Per Hour

One Chinese startup is shaking up the county’s jobs listings market with a simple app that scrapes jobs postings from many major job s...

  • August 28, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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Report: VIPStore to Cut Nearly Half of Workforce in Major Shake-Up

In China’s crowded luxury e-commerce market, it would appear that VIPStore (aka: Jiapin.com) is having to be, somewhat paradoxically, ...

  • July 31, 2012
  • at 3:02 pm
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Gobann Aims to Make Moonlighting in Indonesia Quick and Easy

Finding work can be a big problem in Indonesia. It’s a huge country that’s plagued by unemployment and overeducation; the typica...

  • June 7, 2012
  • at 6:11 pm
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360Buy Hiring Over 25,000 New Staffers in 2012, Not Planning to Acquire Vancl

The CEO of 360Buy, China’s second-biggest e-commerce site, has announced that his company will create “over 25,000” new jo...

  • December 29, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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LinkedIn acquires US and Philippine job search startup Bright for $120 million

Professional social network LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) announced yesterday that it has acquired Philippines- and US-based job search company Br...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Kamata Pakistan, a blue-collar employment portal, goes live and announces seed funding

Khurram is a technology entrepreneur and investor formerly based in Silicon Valley, now in Pakistan. He’s also a board member of the Plan9...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Monster’s China Dream Shattered, Its $240 Million Site Sold Off for $30 Million

After months of confusion, and weeks of crises that culminated in protests and guards posted at the office doors, the troubled jobs listing ...

  • February 6, 2013
  • at 3:15 pm
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Monster sells ChinaHR to Saon Group

Now Valued at Just $30M, Jobs Site ChinaHR Rumored Sold Off For a Monster Loss

The impasse over recruitment site ChinaHR, the loss-making subsidiary of US-based Monster (NYSE:MWW), is rumored to be over. Monster has bee...

  • January 25, 2013
  • at 1:45 pm
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Why the 2013 Minimum Wage Hike in Shenzhen, China’s First Tech Hub, is Not That Scary

The hi-tech manufacturing hub around the city of Shenzhen, in southern China, is set to be hit with a rise in the minimum wage of 13.3 perce...

  • August 30, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Motorola China Employees Protest Against Google, Fear At Least 1,000 Local Lay-Offs [PHOTOS]

About a hundred employees of Motorola China have protested outside of a company’s R&D facility in Nanjing, eastern China, decrying...

  • August 17, 2012
  • at 11:32 am
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Foxconn Looks Into Indonesia, Could Create 1 Million Jobs

[UPDATE on July 16th: In response to the numerous reports citing that Foxconn’s going to invest in Indonesia, the manufacturing company ha...

  • June 28, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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How China’s Smaller Cities Can Be a Sweeter Deal for Startups

We’ve seen recently that Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangdong are the three main hubs for startups in China. But due to the rising costs o...

  • January 9, 2012
  • at 3:05 pm
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Ku6 Closes Shanghai Office, as its NASDAQ Shares Dip Below $1

It has never been a smooth ride for Ku6.com (NASDAQ:KUTV), which is currently China’s fifth-largest video-streaming and sharing site. ...

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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