CareerBuilder is collaborating with Google to use its Machine Learning (ML) based Google Cloud Jobs APIs to power its search capabilities. The Google Cloud Platform API leverages ML to help job seekers find the right employers quickly.
"CareerBuilder will be able to layer our rich domain expertise over Google's extensive search capabilities, opening the door to new efficiencies and opportunities for our business, clients and users," said Matt Ferguson, CEO, CareerBuilder. "Working with Google will give us the backend framework that we can leverage as we accelerate our transition into a global HR software as a service provider and build our ecosystem."
CareerBuilder is currently experimenting with the API on its US job site in a test environment, after which the intent it to take it into production and use it across all its job sites. The collaboration will enable CareerBuilder to provide more relevant results, much faster. Early test results have proved that CareerBuilder is able to discover new opportunities which were not found earlier.