apna.co, India’s largest professional networking platform for the rising working class, has successfully facilitated 100 million professional interviews in the short span of 21 months. Witnessing a growth of 6X in number of job interviews from Q1 to Q3 2021, apna is moving dedicatedly towards accelerating India. The milestone achieved further inspires team apna and partners in solving the earth scale problems of unemployment, poverty and upskilling.
On a mission to connect people with opportunities, apna has seen an uproar of vacancies with a spike in the number of interviews fixed in Delhi-NCR (31%), Mumbai (17%), Bengaluru (10%), Pune (7%) and Hyderabad (5%). Additionally, the cities of Ranchi, Kanpur, Ludhiana, Indore and Nagpur witnessed maximum increase in hyperlocal opportunities. Back office, office assistant, front desk, data entry operations and telecalling were the top categories that led to maximum interviews. This definitive rise in employment opportunities is reflective of the recovery of India’s jobs market which earlier faced the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sharing his views, Nirmit Parikh, Founder and CEO, apna said, “With apna, our endeavour is to get completely invested in the individualistic growth of all our users. Through our first in class algorithm, we are committed to create opportunities and disrupt the hiring ecosystem. Team apna is working relentlessly towards achieving the dream of accelerating India. Attaining this landmark has left us feeling elated and proud of what we are building. With each interview that gets fixed, apna gets to be part of another great growth story.”
apna is working towards supporting business continuity and India’s economic recovery by providing 100% verified job leads hyper-locally. Present in more than 35 cities across India, the platform plans to delve deeper by expanding in Tier 3 & 4 cities across the country by the end of this year.
Founded in 2019, apna.co is India’s largest jobs and professional networking platform dedicated to helping India’s rising workforce to unlock unique professional networking, and skilling opportunities. Having secured more than $190 million from marquee investors such as Tiger Global, Owl Ventures, Insight Partners, Lightspeed India, Sequoia Capital India, Maverick Ventures, GSV Ventures, Greenoaks Capital and Rocketship.vc, apna is on a mission to enable livelihoods for billions in India. With over 16 million users and over 150,000 employers that trust the platform – India has a new destination to discover relevant opportunities.