SEEK is using its clever AI for better job opportunities in New Zealand

February 20, 2020
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It's been a year since SEEK launched in New Zealand and became its most visited employment site. Now, SEEK is discussing the success of its Smarter Search tool, which has helped jobseekers and employers alike find their best match with the help of artificial intelligence (AI).

Receiving more than a quarter of a million search sessions by Kiwis each day, Smarter Search has already delivered a double digit increase in applications submitted each month since being introduced in February 2019.

SEEK’s Smarter Search enhances the candidate and hirer experience by navigating the job search and talent sourcing process at

Smarter Search is a purpose-built search engine which utilises AI to learn from the way candidates’ search and interact with hirers’ job ads on SEEK. The outcome helps to deliver more relevant search results from each time a candidate searches the platform.

Janet Faulding, General Manager, SEEK New Zealand, says: 

“The introduction of our Smarter Search capability, has helped candidates discover and apply to all the relevant opportunities in less time, aligning to their preferences and behaviour. These intuitive capabilities have enabled hirers to focus on writing job ads that clearly describe the opportunity in a way candidates will understand, leading to improved candidate response rates and reduction in time to hire.”

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February 20, 2020

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