Roundup: Free, Shared Spreadsheet ‘Most Effective’ Resource in Niche

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The most effective job-hunting resource for cartoonists and animators is a free shared spreadsheet compiled by illustrator Chris Mayne, says the industry web site Cartoon Brew. Since the beginning of 2020, Mayne’s added 1,500 jobs to the sheet and maintains a database of more than 4,000 studios, including links to their job boards.

Greenhouse said its year-over-year revenue increased 45 percent in 2019, a record. During the year, its customers hired more than 450,000 employees, received nearly 46 million applications and submitted more than 9 million scorecards, the company said. The number of partner integrations rose to 325.

DailyPay announced SAVE 3.0, a feature designed to help employees allocate earned income to their savings account before their scheduled payday. SAVE allows users to pre-schedule transfers, save different amounts each pay period and earmark a certain amount of each transfer for savings.

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Paris-based HR Path will acquire InTalent, a company that helps employers develop HR technology strategies and deploy solutions. Co-CEO François Boulet said the deal is part of the company’s “advise to run” strategy, and will bolster its position in the Americas.

Chicago-based HealthJoy closed $30 million in Series C funding, according to media reports.  The company’s app and chatbot helps users understand health benefits, routes questions to appropriate specialists and rewards users who shop for providers.

Amazon has been sued by an ex-manager who claims she was fired after complaining about instructions to review candidates’ social media accounts in order to determine their race and gender, NBC News reported. Amazon said the claims are inaccurate.

Visibility Software announced a partnership with Emissary, which will users to text candidates from anywhere inside of its Cyber Recruiter, as well as any web page where a phone number is listed.

Analytics platform Talentegy said Carmen Doherty joined the company as executive vice resident of Product. Previously, she executive roles at Bernard Hodes Group and Symphony Talent.

DHI Group promoted Chris Henderson into the chief operating officer’s role. He’d been chief strategy officer since April 2019.

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