Tactical Sourcing

TextRecruit Raises $3 Million

TextRecruit has raised $3 million in series A financing, led by San Francisco-based investment firm SignalFire. You may not be familiar with the company, but you sure know the technology. If you have a phone, you’re probably texting on it,…

A Cousin of Siri Is Coming to the Recruiting Field

HiringSolved will soon unveil what it considers “Siri for recruiting,” an artificial intelligence assistant for recruiters. His name will be RAI, pronounced like the name Ray, and standing for “Recruiting Artificial Intelligence.” The company has been working on it for five…

Why Does LinkedIn Need Connectifier?

Last Friday, LinkedIn released its earnings statement and clearly the market didn’t like the message, as LinkedIn plunged 40 percent in early trading and erased $10B in market cap. We, however, are more interested in the announcement that LinkedIn is buying Connectifier,…

Local Geography Matters in Recruiting

While working on positions on some of the more difficult-to-fill positions, Aaron Lintz had an epiphany. He noticed that 80 percent of the people in the UK take the train (in contrast with the States). Lintz, senior sourcer for Commvault…