Recruit Holdings Announced Today That It Will Acquire Canadian Job Site Workopolis.com -Site to Become Part of Indeed Publisher Network-
TOKYO, JP and TORONTO, ON (April 4, 2018) -- Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Masumi Minegishi; referenced below as "Recruit") announced today that it will acquire the website and assets of Canadian job site, Workopolis.com through one of its group companies. Indeed, the world's number one job site and a subsidiary of Recruit, will operate Workopolis.com as part of its publisher network. The transaction is expected to close in April.
"Workopolis is a trusted brand and leading Canadian job site for both job seekers and employers," said Hisayuki Idekoba (known as "Deko"), COO of Recruit and CEO of Indeed. "With millions of loyal users that rely on the site, this acquisition allows us to expand our commitment to providing Canadian job seekers with a superior job search experience."
Workopolis.com has been a leading career site for job seekers and a leader in HR technology solutions for employers in Canada since 2000.
About Recruit Group
Founded in 1960, the Recruit Group creates and provides platforms that connect companies and consumers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the Group operates a wide range of services, including HR technology, recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, and others. The Group has more than 45,000 employees and operates in more than 60 countries. For more information, please visit the company's website at recruit-holdings.com
More people find jobs on Indeed than anywhere else. Indeed is the #1 job site in the world (comScore, March 2017) and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. More than 200 million people each month search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires for thousands of companies (sources: SilkRoad & iCIMS). For more information, visit ca.indeed.com.