Google Launches a Dedicated Job Search App in India

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Google on Wednesday expanded its job-listing app Kormo Jobs to India. Kormo Jobs first launched in Bangladesh in 2018, after which was expanded to Indonesia in 2019. The Kormo Jobs app lists jobs, and in addition permits people to create their digital Curriculum Vitae (CV). It comes as Google’s newest effort to attach lakhs of job seekers with their potential employers, in competitors to Microsoft’s LinkedIn in addition to Indian-origin job search portals comparable to Naukri and TimesJobs.

Kormo Jobs permits you to uncover beneficial jobs on the idea of your profile and apply for appropriate matches. It’s also touted to supply instruments to improve your profession and add new abilities to your profile. The app additionally provides an choice to create a digital CV by offering sure particulars that may be shared or printed by the app.

Final yr, Google introduced an preliminary expertise of Kormo Jobs to the Indian market by a Jobs Spot part on Google Pay. The corporate claims that by the Google Pay integration, employers together with Dunzo and Zomato had been capable of publish over 20 lakh verified jobs. There are, nonetheless, no particulars about how many individuals had been capable of obtain employment from these listings.

However, Google is now rebranding the Jobs Spot on Google Pay to Kormo Jobs to supply a constant expertise for customers. “We’ll proceed to put money into it with new options and jobs in order that its customers can proceed to learn its comfort,” stated Bickey Russell, Regional Supervisor and Operations Lead, Kormo Jobs, Google, in a weblog publish.

Jobs Spot on Google Pay was particularly designed for entry-level positions. With Kormo Jobs, Google might transcend entry-level positions to compete with LinkedIn in addition to India job portals together with Naukri, Shine.com, and TimesJobs. The arrival of the Google app may additionally make the competitors harder for labeled promoting platforms Quickr and Olx which have devoted job listings to cater to job seekers.

In April 2018, Google partnered with job portals comparable to Aasaanjobs, Freshersworld, Headhonchos, IBM Expertise Administration Options, LinkedIn, Quezx, and Shine to carry job listings to its search engine in India. That mannequin was impressed by the Google for Jobs characteristic debuted within the US in 2017.


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