Finding the correct job opportunity is a challenge for any professional irrespective of his or her profession. Job postings are spread across newspapers, notice boards, and websites. Therefore it is not always easy to look for openings which perfectly match your needs and skills. Therefore, many people looking for employment often feel that they cannot find the exact job they are looking for.

Some end up applying for roles which are not meant for them.Simultaneously, India’s online job market is growing impressively. By 2020, 63 percent of people are slated to gain access to online job postings.

This has also been reflected in Google Search trends. In the last quarter of 2017, there was a surge of more than 45 percent in job search queries as compared to last year. More than half of job-related queries are originating from mobiles in India. Mobile-based queries have gone up by nearly 90 percent year by year.

Keeping existing trends in mind, Google announced this new search experience at 1/0 in 2017 as a major component of Google for Jobs. This is a company-wide initiative which focussed on connecting job-seekers and employers, through collaboration with job matching industry. Google is aiming to create numerous opportunities across the country. Irrespective of the type of job you are looking for.

Now, when you search for “jobs near me”, “jobs for freshers or similar job-seeking queries, you will view in-depth results which enable you to look for relevant job opportunities across the internet.

Google Simplifying Job Search in India

With this search experience on Google, you can access elaborate information on each job. Therefore, you can hone in on opportunities which are related to the specific skills you possess. You will also be able to visualise detailed information about the job posting, including location, job title, whether it is an internship, part-time or full-time, and more. Google will continue to add relevant filters and surface more relevant job-related details in the future. The new jobs search experience will be also available in English on the Search app on iOS and Android, and in Google search on desktop and mobile.

During the job search process, tracking new jobs which are posted in real-time can be tiresome. There is an ability to save job listings directly in this experience. Therefore you can conveniently get back to them whenever you want to. You can also enable your job search alerts which will trigger email updates of related lsitings, helping you to stay in loop for similar opportunities which might interest you.


Ritu from PageTraffic is a qualified Google Ads Professional and Content Head at PageTraffic. She has been the spear head for many successful Search Marketing Campaigns and currently oversees Content Marketing operations of PageTraffic in India.