Indeed.com has been acquired by Recruit Co. Ltd., a Japanese human resources and information services company. The acquisition is widely hailed as a bold move by Recruit to become an international recruiting powerhouse.
The oil and gas market remains strong in many global sectors, according to The Hays Oil & Gas Global Job Index. International recruiting opportunities are especially robust in China, Russia, and Australasia.
Mobile recruiting sites are not keeping up with mobile use by job seekers. Virtually none of the companies listed on the FTSE 100 (the 100 companies on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalization) offer a mobile-optimized career site.
By now, it’s not news that more than 5 million iPhone 5’s were sold in the first three days of availability. Watch for continuing hiring needs in all phases of the mobile market – from user interface to hardware to app developers.
A new survey from MyHiring.com indicates that hiring in India’s smaller cities and metro areas is likely to increase through the end of 2012. There were over 1,000 survey respondents from 12 industry segments including healthcare, infrastructure, IT, construction, and more.
There is a huge demand for expats in Russia, with a need for “several hundred thousand” qualified foreign specialists including engineers, technologists, and middle managers. Some expats can earn up to 50% more in Russia than they can in their home country, which could mean plentiful international recruiting opportunities.
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