Google Search job hunt feature now available in the UK

Isaac Cain
July 19, 2018

The feature first rolled out in the US and it's now available to job seekers in the United Kingdom.

Users can quickly compare salary information, reviews and employer ratings without leaving the search results page.

The launch of the UK Google jobs search service sees an expansion of the service that's already available in the US, Spain and some areas of Africa.

For example, Ms Xi said Google's "search smarts" meant applicants would not have to carry out multiple searches to find similar posts listed under different titles - for example: programmer, software engineer and developer.

Google said it has this feature live now in "several countries" and added that it has resulted in "130 percent more companies showing jobs in Search and connected tens of millions of people around the world to new job opportunities".

It also follows Google's commitment to help 100,000 UK-based job searchers find a new role by 2020.

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The many challenges are connecting to job seekers to find the right job with better information as per job availability.

As well as aggregating job listings into one handy table, Google's job search tool also provides a number of useful filters to narrow down your search by category, date, location, employer, and more.

Reed, Guardian Jobs, Haymarket and Totaljobs.com are among those providing listings, in addition to global sites such as LinkedIn and Glassdoor.

Reed's director of marketing Mark Smith said that early signs from its testing of the feature show that jobseekers arriving at their site from Google are more application-ready, and is anticipating a "positive impact on the quality and volume of applications" it can supply to its recruitment clients.

With this new tool, Google's starting small.

Google shares closed lower in the US Monday, as the tech giant launched its job-hunting service in the UK. The notifications can be stopped easily via Google Search. If you're logged in to your Google account, it'll also use Google Maps to show you how long your commute will take.

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