With a mission to support and assist SMB’s and MSME’s across India to build the new Bharat, apna.co: India’s largest jobs and professional networking has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India’s Gypsum leader Saint-Gobain Gyproc. Apna and Saint-Gobain Gyproc plan to create more than 2000 job opportunities for many skilled professionals in India as they progress during the journey.
Through this partnership, Apna.co will support Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s partners (contractors and distributors) to hire skilled workforce efficiently across professions such as drywalls, and false ceilings in 19 states of India. Additionally, Apna will also facilitate live/ recorded webinars on professional networking, community engagement for all the candidates undergoing skilling programs by Saint-Gobain Gyproc. At present, Saint-Gobain Gyproc has around 8000 business partners in India.
Apna.co has been recording a 20 percent month-on-month increase in jobs in the construction and manufacturing industry. In the last month alone, many users were seen looking for jobs in areas such as Technician, Manufacturing/Production, Factory Worker, Machine Operator in construction and manufacturing industry.
Talking about the partnership, Manas Singh, Chief Business Officer, Apna.co said “With construction industry finally bouncing back post the pandemic, our partnership with Saint-Gobain Gyproc is step towards our mission to accelerate growth for industry players and support them in hiring faster and better”
Adding to it, Venkat Subramanian, Managing Director of Saint-Gobain Gyproc, said, “Over the years, Saint-Gobain Gyproc has been constantly focusing on all aspects of sustainable growth while tying the community together. The partnership with Apna.co is yet another step towards our larger goal of creating an accessible ecosystem for all the industry workforces. The benefit of such collaborations is that it will not only bridge the gap between demand and supply for job opportunities amongst the skilled labour but on a macro level help contribute towards boosting India’s manufacturing capabilities”
Recently, apna.co recorded an uptick in demand for professionals with around 2 lakh job opportunities being created especially by the SMB’s and MSME’s during the festive season alone, with around 4,000 jobs being posted every day during the season.
With a presence in 70+ cities across India, apna’s job platform leverages a sophisticated algorithm that matches candidates with employers taking into account their skills, experience and preferences. The app comprises a professional networking platform, for skilled professionals like carpenters, painters, telecallers, field sales agents, delivery personnel and others. apna communities have enabled users to grow their professional networks, upskill through peer learning and find gig opportunities.