Google Jobs becoming competition to Indeed!!

Posted on: June 4th, 2017

For many of you, Indeed is a large portion of your recruiting efforts.   As an Ad Agency, we represent all the Job Board products and aim to bring our clients the latest news on ever changing job boards. I wanted to share the recent news that Google is launching their own jobs platform. I would be doing you a disservice if I didn’t let you know that could impact your traffic from Indeed severely moving forward:

Facts on Google Jobs:

  1. Right now 121 million monthly visitors that go to Indeed are through Google (Indeed’s #1 source of traffic) and this number could vanish overnight when the new jobs platform goes live.
  2. In the coming weeks, Google is going to start compiling job results “above the fold” in their own platform, pulling from various job boards and organic career sites.
  3. CareerBuilder has been partnering with Google over the last 6 months sharing data to help create this seamless search platform to help job seekers find the best opportunities. This will result in increased traffic and improved performance from Careerbuilder.
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