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TimesJobs.com Pune Jumbo Job Fair Witnesses over 27,540 Walk-ins

06-30-2008 10:57 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: Times Business Solutions

Jobseekers at the Fair

Jobseekers at the Fair

The Job Fair pioneered in India by TimesJobs.com, held its trademark, cross-vertical TimesJobs.com Jumbo Job Fair at Alpa Bachat Cultural Complex, 7 Queens Garden, Near Residency Club, Pune, and witnessed an over-whelming response from over 27, 540 jobseekers walk in from across the country. The two-day event was held on 14-15 June ‘08, and witnessed candidates walk in with a dream and walk out with over 1,240 better paying jobs in India and abroad, brought by more than 25 companies participating at the fair.

Commenting on the event , Mr. Rajesh Kumar Mehta, Manager, HR, Apparel Group UAE, said, “The TimesJobs.com Pune Jumbo Job Fair was a very pleasurable experience for us. The management of the event was excellent and the TimesJobs.com team was very courteous, punctual and met all our requirements. The footfall was excellent! We would like to be a part of all the fairs that are organised by TimesJobs.com in the future.”

An enthused, Mr. Manoj Ramu, Manager Recruitment & HR, Fiserv Media Pvt Ltd., added, “The TimesJobs.com Pune Jumbo Job fair was a wonderful experience for us. We enjoyed the massive turnout and achieved our recruitment targets over the two days. TimesJobs.com events in the past have been a good experience for us as well, but this event went beyond our expectations. The services provided by the TimesJobs.com team were truly laudable.”

Job seekers at the event were equally elated with the fair, one of them, Mr. Kushal Lonkar, remarked, “I have never been to such a big fair as TimesJobs.com Jumbo Job fair. The TimesJobs.com Pune Jumbo Job Fair was an extremely fruitful experience for me as I succeeded in seizing a job with one of the biggest IT Companies in India. I am very thankful to TimesJobs.com for organizing events like these and giving job opportunities to thousands of job seekers like me to acquire their dream jobs.”

The companies that partnered with TimesJobs.com in the Pune Jumbo Job fair included reputed names like E Clerks, Unity Infra Projects, SKF, Quinstreet, XL Financial Services, MPCS, Essar, Ciena, USPL, Apparel group UAE, Dona Day AV. Care mangement, Mariplex, Inox, Fiserv, Infosys, Stream, Convergys, Wiki Ocean, Pure HRC, E-Zest Solutions Ltd, 3 Global Services, Atlas Copco, Neo tech systems, Automatic infotech, Innovations, Wipro BPO, Dimensions, Milk Max, Bank Of Maharashtra amongst others.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Mohit Chopra
National Head – Job Fairs – Service Delivery
TimesJobs.com
+ 91 9899200063

About TimesJobs.com:

TimesJobs.com is India’s No.1 recruitment portal in India, with the largest number of active job seekers and a database of over 7.5 million candidates. In addition, the massive database of over two hundred thousand better paying jobs available from over 20,000 recruiters, including blue-chip companies from India and abroad, ensures that the search always yields results.

Some of the outstanding features of the site include –

*Drop Down menus on mouse over, from the Top Bar for Searching Jobs, My TimesJobs.com, Job Fairs & Career Services, reducing the number of clicks job-seekers has to make to take them to their destination

*Click to Log In - on the top right corner of the screen, causes a login box to appear on the screen removing the need to open a new page for it.

*Visibility of the most used features of a jobsite – the search and register functions on the home page, have been given high prominence.

*Browse Jobs – hidden just below the Search & Register function is a whole range of options, waiting to be discovered - ranging across the most popular industries, to browsing by function, level and location, all accessible by expanding the banner with the “+” sign.

*The Fine Tune Search feature allows a jobseeker to fine-tune their search across a host of options, from the left hand column, which clearly defines all the sub categories, one after another, empowering job-seekers to filter and fine tune their search. The options for fine tuning job searches range across Specialisation, Work experience, Industry, Date of posting and even Salary & Part time jobs. The beauty of this feature is that the options are clearly described with the number of vacancies mentioned in brackets alongside the results.

*TimesJobs.com Voice Resumes - TimesJobs.com also has the world’s first voice resume service to its credit. The service is exclusively targeted at the Business Process Outsourcing Industry in its first phase. Available as a seamless service on www.TimesJobs.com, potential, and existing BPO employees can now “speak and record” their resumes, including answering a few typical questions and read a randomly system-chosen paragraph as part of their online resume. The entire technology of this voice suite exclusively resides on www.TimesJobs.com portal.

*Sector specific Resumes - In order for the candidate to be a contender for positions across industries of various companies, the portal has a unique functionality that is imperative in today’s multi-tasking environment- it allows a job seeker to post multiple resumes. Candidates also have the advantage of submitting three separate and industry-specific resumes.

*Value Added Services - Resumes are the critical factors that ensure candidates get interview calls. ‘Magic Resume’ was launched to provide candidates with resumes that most competently reflect their qualifications and experience, drawing upon the proficiency of qualified HR experts for this process. As an extension of its core philosophy of connecting aspirants to the job opportunity, TimesJobs.com commenced the ‘Resume Zapper’ service, which gives the candidate’s resume direct access to over 1200 of the best placement consultants in India and abroad.

*TimesJobs Mobile - In order to offer candidates another effective contact point, TimesJobs.com, launched “TimesJobs Mobile” a mobile interface that allows the candidate to search, view, and apply for jobs simply by SMSing “Jobs” to 58888.

*XpressHire - In the pursuit to provide the best and the most efficient recruitment solutions to its clients, timesjobs.com launched xpresshire. A service that enables recruiters to send SMS to targeted or even multiple candidates at a single click and receive their responses and applications. Recruiters Can SMS & Receive Applications from Job-Seekers Through timesjobs.Com

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