LinkedIn launches localised hiring solutions

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 17:45

New Delhi: Professional networking site LinkedIn today unveiled localised hiring solutions for the Indian market, a move aimed at helping recruiters tap the vast
talent pool in the country.

LinkedIn, which has more than 135 million members worldwide, has over 13 million users in India.

"Specifically for India, LinkedIn India is rolling out localised versions with India pricing for offerings like LinkedIn Recruiter, which will allow Indian recruiters to
search and target profiles in India," LinkedIn said in a statement.

Various other offerings including `Jobs Network` and `Talent Direct have differentiated pricing in India.
"The growth currently being experienced by the Indian economy needs to be complimented with the right talent.

LinkedIn India`s Head of Hiring Solutions Irfan Abdulla said its member-base consisting of educated and engaged professionals are much sought after by recruiters.

The localised pricing is also an acknowledgment of the growing demand for customised solutions in the Indian market, he noted.

According to the statement, LinkedIn Hiring Solutions are used by many companies in India including ING Vysya, Genpact, Biocon, Wal-Mart, HCL Technologies, L&T Infotech.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 17:45
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