Google’s New Job App Launched In India With 20 Lakh Job Listings; Threat To Linkedin?
Google has announced that the jobs app Kormo Jobs will now be expanding its operations to India, the second largest internet market.
At a time when thousands of people in India have lost their jobs due to the lockdown and the pandemic, this definitely comes as a good news.
Read on to find out all the details about Kormo Jobs!
Google Launches Kormo Jobs For Job Seekers; Intends To Compete With LinkedIn
The search giant Google intends to help out people looking for jobs for entry level rolls through Kormo Jobs. Google probably also wants to to displace the relevance of Microsoft LinkedIn platform in India.
Kormo Jobs was first launched by Google in Bangladesh in 2018 and last year it was expanded to Indonesia as well. Google also made Kormo available in India last year under the tag Jobs as a Spot on the Google Pay app.
Several companies have posted more than 2 million verified job openings on this platform ever since Google made it available as a Spot. This also includes Zomato and Dunzo.
Kormo Jobs To Help Create CV, Learn New Skills, Find Entry Level Jobs
And now Google has announced that they will be rebranding the Jobs Spot on Google Pay as Kormo Jobs in India. They will also be launching an individual app for this platform for one of its overseas markets. As per reports, the Kormo Jobs app will also so help users with jobs at entry level roles, help them learn new skills, and easily create a CV for them as well.
Bickey Russell, regional manager and operations lead at Kormo said in a blog, “In the wake of the pandemic, the jobs landscape stands altered, with demand shifting to new services that require different sets of skills and experience. Businesses of all sizes face the challenges of the new normal, while job seekers are having to adapt to this shift quickly.”
He also confirmed that the company will continue to incorporate new features and jobs into the app in the future.
Google engages with about 400 million users in India, and the launch of this platform and the app will help job seekers quite effectively.