Amsterdam, Netherlands – 5th, February 2014 Indeed, the leading job site in the Netherlands, today announced the opening of its first Dutch office in Amsterdam amid strong job seeker demand for it’s unique job search platform.
Unlike most Dutch job sites which only show a limited selection of listings, Indeed brings together over 124,000 job listings from employer career sites, staffing agencies, job boards, and newspaper career pages. With a single search, job seekers can find and apply to jobs from over 7,500 sources across the Netherlands with a desktop, tablet, or smartphone. Indeed makes it easy for job seekers to apply for jobs directly on all devices and to create job alerts which notify them as soon as new jobs are posted meeting their unique criteria.
“Indeed provides the best way for job seekers to get hired. Each month over two million Dutch job seekers visit Indeed to search for the right employer that fits with their career goals. By putting job seekers’ interests first Indeed has become the number one jobs site in the Netherlands and the world, attracting 100 million unique visitors a month. Today’s announcement solidifies Indeed’s position as the best place in the Netherlands for job seekers to find a job and for employers to find the right candidates,” said David Rudick, VP of international at Indeed.
Indeed has significantly increased its investment in people and resources in the Netherlands over the past six months, culminating in the opening of its offices today. Mr. Rudick said the Netherlands is one of the most tech savvy recruitment markets in the world with Dutch job seekers having one of the highest mobile penetration rates in all of Europe with overall internet penetration of over 93%.
Indeed also released some trends important to today’s Dutch job seeker:
The Indeed job search app is the number one job search app in the Dutch iTunes and Android store;
Indeed’s mobile Job seeker traffic in the Netherlands is over 50%;
Over 300,000 Dutch job seekers have uploaded their resumes to Indeed;
On average Indeed adds over 26,000 new Dutch jobs to the site every seven days;
The most popular days for job search are Monday and Tuesday.
In Benelux the company will be led by Sander Poos, a seasoned executive with over 15 years experience in the Dutch recruitment industry.
Sander Poos, director, Indeed Benelux said, “Indeed is focused on providing employers with the best candidate fit for their organisation. Unlike traditional job boards, Indeed provides a simple, pay-per-performance model to enable control and flexibility over budgets in such a competitive jobs market.”
Indeed launched in 2004 as the original search engine for jobs and is now available in more than 50 countries and 28 languages. Indeed attracts more than 100 million unique visitors per month and is the number one job site in a growing number of countries, including Canada, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the UK, the US South Africa and Switzerland and leads worldwide in mobile job search.
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