Google wants to make your job search easier


Google Job search feature allows you to filter jobs by industry, location, when they were posted, and employer. You may see hundreds to thousands of job listings but you have a lot of competition for that one position.

According to the Google, the main objective of this initiative is to streamline job posting sites by eliminating duplicate and malicious jobs openings on different sites.

Google's product manager Nick Zakrasek told TechCrunch: "Finding a job is like dating". Users will be able to search for exactly the type of jobs they want directly in Google Search, and then interact with the results.

As Google explains, this is the next step in its Google for Jobs initiative that uses machine learning to provide smarter job recommendations and search facilities.

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Now, anyone who's been laid off or fired from a job - or just sick and exhausted of their position and looking for greener pastures - can call up a list of job postings by typing a few words into the Google search window. Users can opt for prominent places in search results which display logos, names, reviews, ratings, and job details. This means you'll see job postings from these sites and many others from across the web as soon as they're posted. For example, if you search "tech jobs" in the "Austin, Texas area", one of the first jobs that pops up is a tech support job with Apex Systems. From there, the Google for Jobs widget will appear with a collection of listings and plenty of filters.

As with many career websites, people can also request that alerts or emails be sent to inform them of new jobs of interest.

We want to hear from you. That's exactly the convenience that Google Search is offering with its new job-centric results.

Google is in the process of making Search even handier for job hunters, which really is a godsend in the current employers market that we're in. "We're trying to inject the power of Google into this experience", Zakrasek said. Google is also partnering with LinkedIn, Monster, WayUp, DirectEmployers, CareerBuilder, Glassdoor and Facebook for job listings.