Tuesday, March 31, 2009

BWI: Naukri.com Increases its Lead Over Competitors

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: naukri.com
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 09:47 AM IST (04:17 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest; Business: Accounting & management consultancy services, Advertising, PR & marketing, Business services, Information technology; Technology
Release no: 19570
Naukri.com Increases its Lead Over Competitors
The Site Receives Over 61% Traffic Share in Feb '09 as per comScore

New Delhi, Delhi, India, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 -- (Business Wire India) -- According to ComScore, the Global Internet Information Provider, Naukri.com, India's No.1 job site, garnered a Traffic Share of 61% in Feb '09, the highest ever. Naukri.com is leading in Unique Visitors, Total Page Views and Time Spent on the site, beating its competitors by considerable margins. Monster.com and Timesjobs.com had a traffic share of 27% and 8% respectively in Feb'09.

"In a slowdown both companies and jobseekers tend to gravitate towards the No.1 player. Our large client base has ensured that even in a slow year, Naukri still has over 70,000 job listings at any given point in time. This along with our continued investments in improving user experience for both job seekers and recruiters has ensured that Naukri stays ahead of everyone else." said Hitesh Oberoi, COO and Director, Info Edge (India) Ltd.

Naukri.com received over 30 lakh unique visitors in Feb '09, ahead of Monster.com by 34%, widening the gap from 20% in Feb '08. The site got over 106 milion Page Views as compared with Monster.com which had 48 million Page Views in Feb '09, widening the gap from 65% in Feb '08 to almost 120% in Feb '09.

Naukri.com has been constantly innovating for the end user - Recruiters and Jobseekers. For recruiters, Naukri.com recently introduced features such as Location proximity search, Contextual one box search, Auto prefill & Auto save features in jobposting. For Job Seekers, Naukri.com had recently introduced NaukriOnChat that allows job search through chat messenger on Gmail/GTalk.

About Naukri.com

Naukri.com, India's No. 1 job site and the flagship brand of Info Edge revolutionized the concept of recruitment in India. Since its inception in 1997, Naukri.com has seen exponential growth year after year. Info Edge completed a successful IPO in November 2006 and became the first internet company to be listed in India.

Naukri.com is a recruitment platform that provides hiring-related services to the corporate world, placement agencies and to job seekers in India and overseas. It offers multiple products like Resume Database Access, and Response Management tools and its services include Job Postings, and branding solutions on the site. With 2,00,000 jobs live at any point, Naukri.com serviced over 32500 corporate clients in 2007-2008.

The company has over 1700 people operating through 67 offices in 42 cities in India and overseas offices in Dubai, Riyadh and Bahrain.

Anjali Berry, Sampark Public Relations Pvt. Ltd., +91 (11) 41731526, +91 931330176, anjali@sampark.com
Harsh Sinha, Sampark Public Relations Pvt. Ltd., +91 (11) 41731527, +91 9968286151, harsh@sampark.com


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