- A strategic move, aimed at strengthening its presence in North India
- All stakeholders will benefit from the best-in-class processes coming from both the companies
Mumbai, 7th June, 2017: Aasaanjobs, one of India’s leading online recruitment marketplace that connects employers, consultants and job seekers, today announced that it has acquired mHire, a Noida based recruitment platform focused on skilled & semi-skilled blue & grey collar (ie entry-level) jobs. Through this strategic acquisition, Aasaanjobs plans to strengthen its presence in the Northern part of the subcontinent and onboard partners and clients that mHire has in its folds.
The recruitment marketplace, mHire has some of the country’s select Staffing, Logistics, Security, Telecom and Retail companies amongst its clients.
Founded by ex-investment banker Priyank Bakshi and serial tech entrepreneur Bahul Arora, mHire connects employers, placement consultants, skill development institutes and jobseekers through its tech-enabled marketplace. Employers can choose to either manage their own recruitment process by directly contacting the jobseekers listed with mHire or hire vendors through mHire to outsource their recruitment process. The company has built automated job-jobseeker matching algorithms, a bidding system for choosing vendors along with an escrow mechanism for managing payments etc.
Commenting on the acquisition, Dinesh Goel, CEO, Aasaanjobs, said,”This association further strengthens our footprint in North India. We are immensely excited about learning from mHire’s experience. The job market is evolving fast and there are a lot many dynamics and challenges at play. Our aim is to solve the problem together and we are committed towards resolving those.”
Priyank Bakshi, CEO, mHire, reiterated, “We are excited to join hands with Aasaanjobs. We both share a common goal and vision to build tech-enabled solutions in order to simplify the recruitment and management of blue and grey-collared workers in the world. We look forward to leverage on Aasaanjobs’ scale and its expertise in the staffing services business, to bring a substantially better product for our customers.”
AasaanJobs.com is an online HR marketplace connecting employers, consultants and job seekers for jobs across hierarchies in an organization. Founded in November 2014, AasaanJobs is based out of Mumbai. It provides a platform for recruiters and job seekers to interact seamlessly. An end-to-end recruitment service in the entry level recruitment and staffing space, AasaanJobs bridges the gap between employers and job seekers through a two-way matchmaking system on their web portal as well as mobile app. For more details on the various services that AasaanJobs provides, one can visit their website (www.aasaanjobs.com).
mHire, previously named DialJob, is supported by organisations such as NSDC, NASSCOM’s 10,000 Start-ups, Startup Oasis and Villgro. The company had, in the past, acquired JobShikari to substantially expand its footprint in the Skilled Manpower Segment through the later’s tie-ups with Directorate General Resettlement (Ministry of Defence). Aman Kumar, a Venture Investor with advantEdge Partners had founded Jobshikari in 2013 and presently is one of mHire’s Board of Directors.