How do professionals make career decisions today? -reveals TimesJobs Viral Video

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timesjobsThe world has changed! New Age consumers explore a wide variety of information and insights to make intelligent choices. This is true for their career planning as well. The TimesJobs for Talent video explains how.

27 October 2015: Whether its planning a vacation by reading reviews and comparing prices or looking for a good eating joint in a new city. New Age consumers are switched on and connected with tools that allow them to quickly find reliable crowd-sourced information and insights.

Guess what! Competent professionals do similar research when planning their next move and advancing their careers. They remain on top of their professions by researching the best employers in their domain, reading up on their company reviews, going through their interview questions, researching their current openings, enhancing their own skills and benchmarking their skills and salaries with others in the industry.

image002.png@01D110B52TimesJobs acknowledged these needs and developed an unmatched bouquet of tools and services that attract skilled professionals to flock to TimesJobs– over 60% of the 2.4 Crore professionals on TimeJobs have over 3 years of experience – and their numbers keep growing.

“To establish how professionals come to TimesJobs and consume a wide variety of information and insights to make smarter career decisions we have released the TimesJobs for Talent Video.” says Vikas Verma, Head of Product & Marketing,

“Using the illustration of a high performer named Sameer, the video reveals how the evolved consumer behavior of consuming a wide variety of information and insights is catered to on TimesJobs and how that translates into an opportunity for recruiters to engage with the right talent, using the right media, at the right time and in the right context.” explains Verma.

image003.png@01D110B53Looking through the lens of the professional challenges faced by 29 year-old Sameer a new age consumer and a project-lead at a top IT firm –  The TimesJobs for Talent video explains how at TimesJobs, Sameer gets personalized pages with recommended employers and jobs basis his background. How he views his career path till date and sets career goals basis, which he gets recommendations on skills to acquire. That he is able to benchmark salary, evaluate his technical proficiency against other Techies and even assess his behavioral strengths. He reads company reviews written by actual employees to find companies that are the right fit. And then, once he has identified the right career opportunities with companies of his choice he prepares for the interview by accessing previously asked interview questions.

The TimesJobs for Talent video shows how TimesJobs is able to equip Sameer to make smarter career decisions with the:

–                Maximum number of Company Reviews

–                Largest number of interview questions

–                Highest number of Jobs

–                Skill assessment and enhancement resources

–                Comprehensive Salary Benchmarking Tool

….and how TimesJobs Portfolio helps answer Sameer’s queries with the seamless integration of:

–                Information from JobBuzz.

–                Insights from TechGig and StepAhead

–                and the Largest collection of Jobs from TimesJobs

The creative concept and scripting for the TimesJobs for Talent Video were developed in-house, while the final animations were done at Digi Mafia’s studios in Bangalore.

Click Here to Watch the Video –

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The results of TimesJobs strategy of becoming the destination of choice for professionals are vouched for by many Top Corporates in India Inc. here are some of their endorsements –

“From the time we have started using TimesJobs Branding Services, the visits to our site have increased exponentially.” – Anup Changavalli, Staffing Program Manager, Covidien (CIEC)


We are happy to confer Star Partner Trophy to TimesJobs for their remarkable performance. – Team HCL


“I am happy with the services and would like to continue with the same for fulfilling our hiring needs” Ganesh Vijay Ingulkar, Persistent Systems Ltd.

“TimesJobs has been a great resourcing pool with its large-growing database…” Ajit Singh, General Manager – HR, Netmagic

“We are happy to share that TimesJobs has been a great hiring partner for us. It is very user friendly and is continuously updated with fresh profiles. We thank TimesJobs for providing excellent product and services over the years. ” Seema, Asst. Manager-HR Elmech Engineers

“Recruitment closures have been possible after being associated with TimesJobs.” – Sumit Grover, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals

“We have been using TimesJobs for quite some time and this has helped us to get the kind of candidates relevant to our industry.” – Joshy C.G. , Manager-HR, Country Club Hospitality and Holidays Limited


“Well, you’ve been a great support and TimesJobs portal has been very useful in searching the right candidates.” Nidhi Sharma, LR Active Private Limited

“TimesJob’s creative initiative of sourcing has helped. We thank TimesJobs for providing good product services.” – Meena Patil, Angel Broking Limited

“We are happy with its services. Recently, we sourced a candidate for a middle-management position from TimesJobs.” Rau MB V, General Manager – HR, Exide Industries Limited (refer to The Middle Management Hiring Challenge Study –


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