Rumor came that the Baijob, a recruitment-site project from Baidu will have been cut off without keeping the whole office. Later in that week, Baijob claimed that it was actually undergoing some strategic restructuring, and a layoff is needed for an optimal team.

Staff from Baijob also revealed that in the future the project will still go on with the focus on the search platform Baidu had set. Baijob’s recruitment information will be merged into the Baidu’s search page plus the information from other job-hunting sites.

Founded in January 2011, Baijob has been operated as a stand-alone subsidiary of Baidu focusing on job-searching and human resource services. Having offices in cities like Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Jinan, it used to have a total of 400 staff, including a technology team and advertising team.

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