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Does Google for Jobs signal an upheaval in recruitment marketing?

By Adam McCulloch

When Google for Jobs launched in the UK last year, recruiters warned it would disrupt the online jobs market. Despite ruffling a few feathers, this is yet to be the case. Adam McCulloch investigates.

There is no doubt that the arrival of Google for Jobs (GfJ) is a step forward for jobseekers, who can now see a window of roles filtered to meet their requirements above the normal Google search results. Roles from a variety of sources, such as LinkedIn, Totaljobs and CV Library, are listed as well as handful of jobs advertised by organisations directly.

Users can narrow down the search with a multitude of filters allowing searches based on geography, job titles, organisation types and names, for example. Under “type”, users can browse part-time, contracted, and full-time roles and internships. There is guidance on typical salaries based on jobs advertised at job boards, and the option to get alerts on job searches.

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