Shyp refocuses on shipping services for small businesses and ends service in Chicago, LA, and New York, leaving the San Francisco Bay Area as its only market (Harry McCracken/Fast Company)

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Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Shyp refocuses on shipping services for small businesses and ends service in Chicago, LA, and New York, leaving the San Francisco Bay Area as its only market  —  The company is leaving most of its markets and retooling its service to serve small businesses rather than consumers—tough decisions that it hopes will lead to profitability.


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Google’s new tool to help small businesses make hires launches today

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Google has launched Hire, a new way for businesses to find and hire job seekers within the familiar confines of G Suite.

Originally teased back in April, Hire lets employers keep tabs on potential candidates using familiar Google-made applications in place of other competing recruitment tools. It's currently only available in the US.

Hire syncs up directly with G Suite, allowing businesses to perform tasks like contacting candidates directly though Gmail, scheduling interview availability though Google Calendar, and tracking stats on potential employees through Sheets.

Intended for small-to-medium-sized businesses, Hire also keeps track of candidates that made an im…
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