In Kenya, job openings are among the most searched terms on Google. That is according to Charles Murito, the Google Kenya, country manager.
“The essence of getting jobs is something that is critical across Africans. With Kenya’s high unemployment rate, this new job Search experience will help the millions of Kenyans searching for new opportunities,” said Murito.
News of Google for Jobs being unveiled in Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa was first announced at the Google I/O last year. This feature does not actually list available jobs. Instead, it aggregates job openings listed from various platforms online.
In Kenya, the Google for Jobs feature is aggregating job openings from BrighterMonday and Fuzu. Google is also in talks with other eligible platforms in order to add more aggregated job openings to the platform.
How the service works
To access Google for Jobs service, all you need to do is go to the web or app and simply search for job listing. For instance, you can type ‘jobs in Kenya,’ and the search result will come in card style displaying various job opening from the various enlisted partners.
You can also customize the …read more