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TimesJobs.com to Launch Worldís First Voice Resume

TimesJobs.com has entered into a strategic partnership with NowPos Online Services Pvt Ltd

TimesJobs.com, the growing e-recruitment portal in India has entered into a strategic partnership with NowPos Online Services Pvt. Ltd., a niche premier Voice Technologies Products Company based in Hyderabad, to launch the worldís first voice resume service. The service is exclusively targeted at the Business Process Outsourcing Industry in its first phase.

Available as a seamless service on www.TimesJobs.com, potential and existing BPO employees can now ìspeak and recordî their resumes, including answering a few typical questions and read a randomly system-chosen paragraph as part of their online resume. The entire technology of this voice suite exclusively resides on www.TimesJobs.com portal and has been developed by NowPos.

ìThe prospect of launching the worldís first voice resume and BPO online voice screening mechanism on our portal is tremendously exciting, as it offers revolutionary potential to change a whole suite of BPO recruitment processes in India. TimesJobs Talkies will cut recruitment cycles, reduce cost, time and manpower involved in recruitment and enable BPO companies to enter a straight third-round interview after the online shortlisting of CV. We are delighted to bring this unique and exclusive offering to the BPO industry, which will soon be part of our jobs fairs and virtual job fairs,î said R Sundar, President, Times Business Solutions.

ìThe partnership with TimesJobs.com creates several unique solutions for the sunrise BPO industry presently, and will be later extended to the entire HR industry, where CVs, first round short-listing and subsequent interviews, empowered by NowPos patent-applied voice technology, will change the way jobs are to be found, and people recruited,î said Ayyappa Nagubandi, Leader (title equivalent of CEO), NowPos.

The product, branded as TIMESJOBS TALKIES, was extensively beta-tested and is currently available on www.TimesJobs.com. The product has already been demonstrated successfully to 16 major BPO players, all eager customers of this new service.

Mr. Yash Maroli, AVP ñ Recruitment, exlService.com, observed, ìVoice Resumes will allow EXL to pre-screen candidates and help us increasing the pool-size of talent, we at EXL feel TimesJobs.com will play a pivotal role in technology enabled E-recruitment.î

Ms. Shefali Manager ñ HR, Global Vantedge concurred, ìGlobal Vantedgeís relationship with TimesJobs.com is very bright; innovative products such as the Voice resume are a very good idea and a great tool to assess candidatesí voice capabilities, it will be an effective tool to enable us to shortlist the right voice profiles.î

ìWe spend a lot of time calling the candidates and rejecting them based on their communication skills. With TimesJobs Talkies we will be able to screen the candidate based on these recordings, without having to reach the candidate and putting him through tests. We have been associated with TimesJob.com since beginning and these kinds of innovations will help strengthen the relation ship further.î Agreed Mr. C.K. Taneja, GM, Greenfield Online.

ìTimesJobs Talkies will aid employers screen candidates more efficiently, reducing their pre-recruitment processes, while at the same time candidates will not have to go from place to place for numerous interviews and face rejection ñ this is a win-win solution for all.î said Sundar.

The path-breaking solution ìTimesJobs Talkiesî is an unparalleled solution from TimesJobs.com which allows candidates to record, store and place their voice over the internet. Candidates record their voice in two parts, one is a read-out of a random paragraph to gauge diction, and, the other is an open speech on a topic provided to them, to gauge fluency.