Popular business and employment-oriented social media service LinkedIn is trying something new to provide better job opportunities to students. Already Naukri.com and Times jobs have a strong user base in Indian job market and to face these competitors, LinkedIn has been trying to provide job opportunities in the easiest way. As a part of their new strategies, they are introducing the services like Placements and Starter Pack.
To take on rivals like Naukri.com and Times Jobs, LinkedIn has signed MoU( Memorandum of understanding) with the Human Resource Development Ministry (HRD) for making it easier to find jobs to netizens and students. We all know LinkedIn is a popular business service that objects to put its members first when it comes to making important decisions.
It has its jobs portal where popular syndicates and recruiters can post their company openings.Job searchers directly login to the site with security details and can apply through LinkedIn profiles to reduce time on creating resumes. We are all familiar with the Job market in India is not straight forward, and lakhs of people applied through employment-oriented services only.
Every year lakhs of students finished their graduations and looking for better jobs respective to their fields. Unfortunately, the availability of jobs is very low in the market and a lot of candidates are doing mistakes after graduation and trail something due to lack of opportunities.
However, through this Memorandum of Understanding, the placements product will be implemented by all colleges associated with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). On speaking about this LinkedIn India head, Akshay Kothari said “very happy to sign MoU with HRD Ministry. Our main objective is to provide better job opportunities to talented students and makes it easier to find jobs.”
LinkedIn employments offer an opportunity to all students, irrespective of their college or location. Students can access to thousands of openings in 3 top most companies in the county through online assessment test. This OAT (Online Assessment Test) is homogeneous across campuses and doesn’t have any conditions and terms.
LinkedIn’s latest service has already received a huge round of applause from students and job applicants, with more than 1.2 million job applications in less than two months.