Babajob.com Celebrates as It Registers Its Four-Millionth Jobseeker
Babajob.com was developed with a purpose - to have a positive social impact on society. Livelihoods are not simply about creating jobs. Livelihoods are more fundamentally about creating opportunities for dignified work.
BANGALORE, INDIA, November 27, 2015 (Newswire.com) - Babajob.com, a Bengaluru-based job search portal for the grey-collared and blue-collared sector, celebrated the registration of its four-millionth jobseeker. The company is rapidly evolving to be a market leader in the job search industry with a growth of 116.7% yearly since 2012.
Lhandup Lepcha, Babajob.com's four-millionth jobseeker, has been looking for a suitable job to support his family in North Sikkim. When performing odd jobs did not help, he started looking for a job as a mechanic to help sustain a decent livelihood.
After learning about Lhandup, Bharani Setlur, Babajob.com's Chief Business Officer, said, "Like Lhandup, there are millions of Indians that we at Babajob.com are focused on helping match with the right employers. We continue to work towards building a better platform for both jobseekers and employers to connect with each other. Lhandup is one of millions that inspire us every day."
With over 2 lakh employers looking for jobseekers, Babajob.com has not only managed to provide employment to a varied sector of jobseekers, but also managed to create a niche market for itself and future companies to cater to such an audience.
www.babajob.com is India's largest online portal for job search for aspiring workers in the informal sector, currently estimated to comprise 94% of the country's workforce. The company specialises in providing jobs for delivery boys , office staff, drivers, cooks, maids, security guards, beauticians, receptionists and the like, in addition to entry-level positions in the formal sector including sales, management, finance, engineering, IT, BPO, teaching & data entry jobs. As an added service, personal growth and professional development opportunities through training partners are also offered.
Babajob.com is the brainchild of Sean Blagsvedt - Chief Executive Officer of Babajob.com, his step-father Ira Weise and Microsoft colleague Vibhore Goyal, and was founded with the intention of providing 'Better jobs for everyone'.
A social enterprise, Babajob.com works on a scalable, replicable, profitable solution to help fight/alleviate poverty by creating radical efficiency in the informal job market, backed by technology, innovative mechanisms and its proprietary technical algorithm to connect the right talent with the right employer.
Babajob.com has over 500 employees with a purposefully expanding workforce to support growth and market penetration as the company continues to grow, rapidly/scale operations.
Babajob.com received investments from SEEK, Vinod Khosla Impact, Gray Ghost Ventures and USAID.