Indeed.com Acquires Interviewed

Indeed, a global job site based in Austin announced it has acquired Interviewed, a human resources technology company based in San Francisco.

“Indeed’s mission is to help people get jobs, and today we make it easy for millions of job seekers to find and apply to jobs all over the world,” Chris Hyams, president of Indeed, said in a news release. “Interviewed’s technology is a natural extension, allowing job seekers to demonstrate their skills, and enabling employers to quickly and easily identify the best candidates for their roles. We are excited to have the Interviewed team join us to help make hiring more efficient for the millions of employers hiring on Indeed.”

Interviewed, founded in 2015, Has created a series of online skills-based tests as well as personality assessments and other programs to test job candidates for particular jobs. Its customers include IBM, Clara Labs, Zillow, Thumbtack.

“We are thrilled that Indeed, the leader in online hiring, will be integrating our platform with their extensive service offerings that work to bring the right candidate to the right opportunity,” Darren Nix, CEO of Interviewed, said in a news release. “Indeed’s relentless commitment to helping people find jobs makes it a great home for Interviewed’s tools that strive to cut hiring time in half and create a better experience for both job seekers and hiring managers.”

“All of Interviewed’s employees, including Nix and co-founders Daniel O’Shea and Chris Bakke, will become Indeed employees as part of the acquisition,” according to a news release.

Indeed, founded in 2004, is the world’s number one job site and reaches more than 60 countries in 28 languages with more than 200 million visitors monthly. The company moved into new headquarters last year and is on a hiring spree itself.

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