Online job portal ClickJobs.com, which is part of the Bharat Matrimony Group, aims to be the third largest player in the next six months, and then move up to the second position by the end of the year, with a target of getting in 5 million resumes.
According to Uday Zokarkar, Chief Business Officer, ClickJobs.com, “The last year has been good for ClickJobs. We managed to get in 2.5 million resumes. We aim at increasing our ad sales revenue by 10 per cent, create homepages for 10 verticals, increase ad space for our clients and increase CV registration by 15 per cent through the introduction of top channels. The top 10 industry verticals include technology; BPO; banking and finance; sales; marketing and communications; engineering; pharma and biotechnology; retail; travel; and overseas.”
Zokarkar explained that ClickJobs would aggressively service its clients. “We will provide our clients whatever that they wouldn’t be getting out of other job portals. We will very competitive in terms of our pricing and our services to consultants. We also have latest news on all our verticals like retail, and have live jobs listed. ClickJobs also validates resumes by verifying phone number and email ID. We thus have an edge over our competitors,” he added.
Commenting on the convergence of media, Zokarkar revealed that Clickjobs had a strategic alliance with BusinessWorld. “We have a 16-page co-branding in the magazine, called ‘Purple Patch’. We have a mobile short code of 55050. The ‘Purple Patch’ gives information on jobs, and each job has its own short code. Upon sending the SMS, the applicant’s resume will go to the company that has advertised about the vacancy. Thus there is a complete integration of mobile, Internet and print,” he elaborated.
He also said that Yahoo! India had investment in the parent company, and thereby Yahoo!’s placement consultants section was being powered by ClickJobs.