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Google for Jobs Is Secretly Out to Kill Job Sites

06 June 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Zina Girald
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Google is going to start directly indexing jobs from third party sites, and will give consumers much more control over finding those listings directly from Google Search. Jessica Guynn at USA Today provided a comprehensive overview, explaining how users will be able to use various search filters including recent jobs, entry level versus management, full time vs part time, and industry specific searching directly in Google. When users find what they're looking for, they're then directed to the job listing on a third-party site to apply directly there.

According to Google, almost half of U.S. employers say they still have issues filling open positions. Meanwhile, job seekers often don't know there's a job opening just around the corner from them because search engines have trouble classifying job postings. Google has said they want to surface jobs that have been harder to find and better classify retail versus service jobs.

 

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