Bayt.com launches employer-jobseeker chat
Dubai, May 23, 2011
Bayt.com, the leading job site in Mena, has launched an online chat solution creates a platform exclusively for employers and job seekers to connect instantly and in real time.
LiveHire is set to revolutionize the way in which employers identify and communicate with jobseekers, and will consequently make recruitment throughout the region a faster and more effective process, a statement said.
The powerful new feature addresses the time and cost barrier involved during the hiring process by enabling instant communication and consequently a faster and better recruitment match, it added.
“Today employers are looking for immediate hiring solutions, and LiveHire is another ground breaking innovation in Bayt.com’s recruitment arsenal that addresses the demands of the current employment market while setting precedent within the industry,” said Omar Tahboub, Bayt.com VP of Product.
“As a leader in the recruitment domain we strive to introduce state-of-the-art services to make the process of matching employers and jobseekers faster, easier and more efficient.”
“With LiveHire, we have created a unique employer-jobseeker space that will eliminate the time, cost and resources spent during screening and interviewing, and in turn generate more informed hiring decisions. Jobseekers will now have even closer contact with hiring employers and can be accessed instantly through the new smart channel,” he added.
The feature, available to any employer with an active Bayt.com search package for no additional cost, initiates an instantaneous chat dialogue with jobseekers registered on the Bayt.com system, automatically eliminating the time and cost recruiters endure when screening and interviewing candidates by telephone and email.
The service allows employers to first identify which candidates are interested in their company and then immediately shortlist them when accessing their CVs. Recruiters can then invite the candidate to chat on a live, real-time basis.
“Real-time and low cost screening solutions are no longer a luxury for today's recruiters, they are now necessary tools that enable employers to fill available positions quickly with the best possible candidate,” Tahboub continued.
“We are not strangers to introducing technological innovations in the recruitment domain; in fact LiveHire is an addition to a series of pioneering technological innovations that Bayt.com has introduced to the region providing employers with more choice and reach in finding top candidates.”
“LiveHire, along with our other platforms, such as Bayt.com Communities and Bayt.com Salary Calculator tool, have the potential to inform, transform and accelerate the recruitment process throughout the entire region,” concluded Tahboub. – TradeArabia News Service
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