Alma Media Oyj Press release January 12, 2016 at 2:15 pm (EET)
ALMA MEDIA’S LMC ACQUIRES JOBOTE.COM, CZECH START-UP PROVIDING NEW TECHNOLOGY IN RECRUITMENT
LMC s.r.o, part of Alma Career Oy and the leading provider of digital recruitment services in the Czech Republic, has acquired Jobote s.r.o., Czech start-up developing and providing new technology in recruitment. It’s online service Jobote.com is targeted to reach the most skilled and hard-to-find candidates. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the deal.
Jobote.com is an online application and technology designed to use direct employee referrals with easy sharing through various social media services. One of the key factors leading to high success rate in reaching extremely interesting candidates is the success fee for the person recommending the future employee. In the Czech Republic, referrals remain one of the most important sources of candidates, beside LMC’s leading online job portals Jobs.cz and Prace.cz.
The acquisition of Jobote s.r.o and its technology Jobote.com is in line with LMC’s strategy to provide both its users and customers – people searching for new possibilities within labour market and employers trying to hire them – all necessary and highly effective services to find each other and work together. It also broadens LMC’s ongoing shift to the new type of recruitment services, including mobile apps and online services linked with social media.
For more information:
Milan Jasný, Managing Director of LMC, +420 602 210 925, email@example.com
Tomáš Ervín Dombrovský, LMC Communications, +420 725 072 166, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. The services of Alma Media have expanded from Finland to the Nordic countries, the Baltics and Central Europe. In 2014, the company employed an average of 1,830 professionals (excluding deliverers), of whom approximately one quarter worked outside Finland. Alma Media’s revenue in 2014 totalled approximately EUR 295 million. Alma Media’s share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.com.