Total success for totaljobs.com mobile jobseeker app
The number of mobile jobs viewed per visit is up 181%, mobile jobs saved have increased by 135% and job applications via mobile have seen growth of 184%.
The app, optimised for iOS and Android devices, has previously featured as one of the & lsquo;Best New Apps’ of the week in the Apple App Store and was ranked the second & lsquo;New Top-App’ in the Google Playstore business category. It recently won the & lsquo;Best Use of Mobile’ category at the Onrec Awards 2015 and following the latest update from Google, which rewards mobile-friendly websites in search results, the app has been labelled 'awesome' by the search giant’s Mobile-Friendly Test.
Jobseekers can apply for jobs on the go through the app and send CVs to prospective employers via cloud-based services DropBox, Google Drive, Box or OneDrive. Every totaljobs.com vacancy is accessible to users through the app, meaning job hunters can view over 110,000 jobs at any time.
The app also allows candidates to create custom job notifications on their handset, which highlight new jobs within an hour of them going live on the totaljobs.com website.
Andy Weight, &lrmGroup Director – Mobile at totaljobs.com, said: “Our jobseeker app is proving to be very popular with jobseekers. It’s quick and easy to use, and engagement from users is three times that of the desktop site. This generates a quicker response rates to adverts for employers who need to find the right talent quickly.”
“We’ve seen over 50% growth in mobile traffic to the totaljobs.com website in the last 12 months, which shows that there is huge demand for job searching on-the-go. The notifications feature alerts users within one hour of a great opportunity being advertised, helping the jobseeker stay one step ahead on the quest for the right job.”
The app utilises StepMatch, totaljobs.com’s state of the art search algorithm. The technology allows jobseekers to apply for jobs from the device of their choice, whenever and wherever they want. The StepMatch algorithm analyses the way recruiters search for candidates and constantly improves its matching, helping recruiters find the most relevant candidates effortlessly.