Quikr acquires Hiree to boost job listing

Quikr acquires Hiree to boost job listing

Quikr acquires Hiree to boost job listing

Online classifieds company Quikr India on Monday announced the acquisition of Bengaluru-based online recruitment platform Hiree to provide a seamless platform for blue and white collar jobs.

QuikrJobs Head Amit Jain said the acquisiton will further reposition the company in over $1 billion online job listings business. “The combined entity will create a recruitment platform that connects over four million active candidates with recruiters across the country,” said Jain.

He said there is a synergy between Hiree and Quikr, and it will help the company integrate in the white collar job space. Jain said the acquisition will help in accessing  products like Video Resume on the supply side and Walk-In Management solution on the demand side. “With technology-led innovation at the core of both platforms, together we form a formidable force that plays across the entire job spectrum,” he said.

Hiree, formerly called myNoticePeriod, was founded by Manjunath Talwar and Abhijit Khasnis (former Yahoo executives), and is owned by Abhiman Technologies.  “Joining forces with Quikr will allow us to enhance our focus on innovation in the recruitment space. We find synergy in team strength and our product will help them also,” said Hiree founder Manjunath Talwar.

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