Monster Acquires Recruiting Startups TalentBin And Gozaik

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Monster Worldwide announced today that it has acquired TalentBin and Gozaik, two startups offering tools for recruiting on social networks.

“The acquisition of TalentBin and Gozaik completes one key component of a larger strategy designed to help our business grow,” said Monster CEO Sal Iannuzzi in the acquisition release.

The company says that both deals closed during the first quarter of this year, and that it will be sharing more details at its investor briefing on May 14.

TalentBin describes itself as a “talent search engine” that aggregates data about potential job candidates from Facebook, Twitter, Quora, and elsewhere, while also giving tools to recruiters so they reach out to those candidates. It’s actually the latest version of a company that began as Honestly, a site where professionals could anonymously review their peers.

In its various forms, TalentBin raised $3.2 million in total funding from investors…

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