Officially launching this month, though in beta, is a new job board that’s giving 10 percent of the cost of its job posts to charity.
Recruit4Cause is partnering with some of the most popular charities like Habitat for Humanity, Autism Speaks, Doctors Without Borders, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. It’s located in Washington, D.C., and Seattle, is privately funded, and employs seven.
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More that’s new:
- Greenhouse is a new system for managing candidates, “launched in January 2012 but working in stealth since.” It says Gawker and Klout are among its customers. (Incidentally, I noticed it’s using the kinda trendy .io domain).
- Kin is new, for onboarding. Funded by We Are Mammoth, it has eight employees.
- TheLadders’ founder apparently is working on a new app for sharing your personality with your friends, something that could be used in recruiting.
- Our friends at AIM Group noticed some interesting companies at a recent event in Dublin, Ireland. These include gotkaam, where jobseekers skip a resume, email, or phone number, and just enter some brief skills into an app; Ireland’s Jobbio, for both employers and job seekers to present themselves visually; the Dutch Companymatch.me, for companies to put a “matching” app on their career pages; and the Swedish “matching” tool Happy Recruiting.