WUZZUF CAIRO – seven could 2018: Egypt’s leading on-line enlisting platform WUZZUF proclaimed on Saturday’s event the new updates of its web site, together with a brand new interface and upgraded options to form it easier for employers to search out the proper candidates and for professionals to search out the proper job.
During “‘WUZZUF Unlock’18″ event, the platform CEO, ruler Sherif, aforementioned “With the new updates on WUZZUF platform, we have a tendency to ar able to unlock the long run of enlisting. With all our partners and purchasers, we have a tendency to aim to attain one million hires by 2020. the top goal isn’t to be solely the #1 enlisting platform in Egypt, however to be the final word career destination for professionals and also the key-partner in each hiring manager’s success in Egypt”.
Ameer Sherif Wuzzuf CEO and Co-founder
Product Manager of WUZZUF, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, explained the new to-apply options in details, speech that these updates can enable the professionals to possess full management over their profiles’ privacy, whether or not they build it public, closed to employers on WUZZUF, or perhaps personal.
Moreover, the new profile style and structure highlight the professional’s skills and core competencies; that facilitateemployers spot the proper skills promptly. Also, there’ll be a trailing feature that permits the skilled to grasp if their application has been viewed, shortlisted, contacted, or rejected.
As for the employers, the new options can alter them to avoid wasting time and cash, permitting them to askcandidates to use for a particular job by simply a click.
“We began the company’s activities in 2009 and launched the official web site in 2011. Since then, we’ve been aiding job seekers to search out the proper jobs,” Sherif aforementioned within the conference prevailed the sidelines of the event.
In 2013, WUZZUF received a fund from Startup five hundred, early-stage venture fund and seed accelerator. 2 years later, the enlisting platform attracted additional funding from investors within the United States, UK, and Scandinavian country and was able to launch the Forasna platform.
While WUZZUF web site may be a enlisting platform for extremely educated professionals and university graduates, Forasna platform provides jobs for mid-level certificate holders and technicians. each platforms ar based by BasharSoft startup that was cofounded by Sherif.
Recently, WUZZUF and Forasna proclaimed that they need raised $6 Million serial B funding that was LED by four European and United States capital (VC) funds. The fund are accustomed increase the corporate workers, develop the 2 platforms to be easier for users and supply the task seekers with courses that facilitate them develop their skills to suit the market. WUZZUF has over two hundred workers UN agency add the platform; the quantity are doubled throughout the 2 forthcoming years.
Sherif calculable the quantity of accounts of university graduates UN agency obtain jobs on Wuzzuf by one million accounts, submitting around ten million applications to fifteen,000 corporations that use over five hundred,000 people.
For future plans, WUZZUF and Forasna can specialize in growing their operations within and out of doors Egypt. Around five hundred key players within the enlisting trade and job market in Egypt had the prospect to be the primary to expertise WUZZUF new platform and its updates throughout the event’s activities.
When asked concerning the extremely demanded jobs within the Egyptian market, Sherif aforementioned that there’s a high demand for technology-related jobs, like programmers, and digital selling jobs.
As an internet platform, WUZZUF paid a special concern to social media; the followers of WAZUFF and Forasna pages quantity to quite 1,000,000 followers for every page. They additionally organized live shows to lift awareness concerning job opportunities and also the needed qualifications to achieve success professionals.
Forbes Near East had graded WUZZUF #51 in its ranking list “Top a hundred Startups within the Arab World 2017”.