Google Partners with BrighterMonday: Job Market Impact

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Google Job Search Engine & BrighterMonday Partnership Launch

We are excited to announce that Google has partnered with BrighterMonday to make it easier for job seekers in Kenya to get jobs at a glance. With rising unemployment rates and high competition for few available job opportunities in the market, finding a job ad once it is posted and sending in applications fast is key. Google’s search engine allows job seekers to get all the details of available job positions at a glance.

BrighterMonday CEO, Emmanuel Mutuma at the Launch

Speaking at the launch on 1st March 2018, Google Kenya’s country manager Charles Murito noted, “With Kenya’s high unemployment rate, this new job search experience will help millions.’’ BrighterMonday’s CEO Emmanuel Mutuma echoed Mr Murito’s observation and added that the partnership will go a long in improving the job search process and connecting employers and job seekers.

What is the Expected Impact of Google Partnering with BrighterMonday?

To Job Seekers

It will now be easier to see details of a job ad at a glance. This means you can learn about the job description, employer’s location, and nature of the job within a short time and quickly make a decision whether or not you qualify for the position. Jobs on our site will be displayed on Google’s jobs search engine for your quick access. You can sign up for alerts from google to get notifications immediately these jobs go live.

The easy access to job ads means that competition for available opportunities is likely to be even higher than it is currently. That shouldn’t worry you though. Our Career Center has you covered with practical tips on how to send winning applications and how to stand out in interviews. We also have courses to help you build your skills and qualifications and give you the competitive edge you need.  

To Employers

As an employer, you now have access to more candidates and a richer pool of options to fill your vacant role. It is exciting to think that jobs posted on our site through our efficient Employer Center will have the potential of reaching millions within a very short time.

This also means that the number of applications in your inbox will drastically go up, making your shortlisting process more daunting. No need to panic though. Allow BrighterMonday’s seasoned team of recruiters help you with the screening and shortlisting process, leaving you with a smaller pool of the best candidates for you to interview. Our Employer section of the blog is also packed with enlightening industry best practice tips on recruitment and hr processes.

Find BrighterMonday on Google

With the new Google jobs platform, it will be easier to find jobs you are qualified for and then proceed to submit your application on a platform of your choice. After submitting your application, it will be easy for you to see other recommended job ads that require your skillset since we have your specific information in your BrighterMonday profile.

BrighterMonday is committed to being the transparent, convenient platform that connects job seekers and employers.

Doreen Mueke
Doreen is the Senior Content Marketer at Ringier One Africa Media.