Gumtree, the UK’s largest online classifieds platform, recently launched its new jobs portal - ‘Jobs from Gumtree’. Building on the success of the previous Gumtree jobs category, the new site offers modern workers more sophisticated job search functionality – which means better-suited applicants for recruiters.
Whilst Gumtree’s existing jobs offering was a popular resource, recruiter feedback indicated some were overwhelmed with too many unsuitable candidates. Furthermore, Gumtree’s time-based listings model meant job-seekers were not always seeing the true breadth of opportunities available since more prominent roles could be bumped up the list.
The new features and search functionality help refine and optimise the process resulting in far more relevant jobs matches. For example, the Madgex-built jobs board means applicants can search intuitively for positions by language and by specific days they prefer to work, as well as the ability to select a daily email alert option.
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