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Mar292018

Hire by Google Adds ‘Candidate Discovery’, Now Search & Share GIFs with Google Images

Hire byf Google Adds Candidate Discovery

Hire by Google, a new recruiting app that integrates with G Suite has now added a new capability in beta that makes recruiting easier with “candidate discovery.”

Candidate discovery, a new intuitive search feature that saves recruiters time as the can now quickly create a short list of past candidates who are a fit for new positions. Recruiters can now easily identify and re-engage known candidates instead of spending time trying to find new ones.

Google notes, that existing Hire customers testing this feature through the Trusted Tester program have found it useful in filling jobs faster.

Listed below are some features this new candidate discovery functionality offers to recruiters and hiring managers:

Find Qualified Candidates immediately upon Opening a Job

The first step in filling a role should be checking who you already know that fits the job criteria. Candidate discovery creates a prioritized list of past candidates based on how their profile matches to the title, job description and location.

Use Search Capability that Understands What they are Looking for

Candidate discovery takes search phrase, like “sales manager Bay Area” and immediately understands the skills and experiences relevant to that job title, as well as which cities are part of Bay Area. That means the search results will include candidates with sales management skills even if their past job titles are not an exact keyword match.

Easily Search by Previous interactions with Candidates

Using Hire recruiters can search and filter candidates on the previous interactions, such as type of interview feedback or whether you extended them an offer before. Candidates with positive feedback will rank higher in search results than those without, and candidates who received an offer in the past but declined will rank higher than those who were previously rejected.

The new candidate discovery capability is available in beta to all Hire by Google customers.

Other important update rolling out today, making it easier to find and share GIFs with Google Images. […]We see millions of searches for GIFs every day….So, we’ve continued to evolve Google Images to now bring GIFs more closely into the fold by acquiring Tenor,” Google wrote.

Tenor, a GIF platform for Android, iOS and desktop surfaces the right GIFs in the moment more effectively in Google Images as well as other products that use GIFs, like Gboard.

Search and share GIFs with Google Images

Google Play now helping you find and browse the latest new movie releases, see which streaming app is playing TV show, or find something entirely new to watch with the Google Play Movies & TV app.

Here is what this update brings:

You can discover streaming service now with both Google Play Movies & TV app and in Play Store for TV shows or movies. Once you’ve found what to watch, a single tap will send you right to the app that lets you stream it. From there, you can also cast to your TV.

Here is an screenshot of Moives streaming:

Moview play demo in Google Play and Movies

Now you can narrow down your search to quickly find from more than tens of thousands of shows and movies on Google Play by genre.

Google now will show you TV shows and films in Play Movies & TV based on what you’ve watch and what you like—just use thumbs up/thumbs down to rate.

Finally, you can also now easily save shows and movies in the new watchlist tab by just long pressing on any show or movie and add it to the watchlist. In the watchlist tab, you can see movies to buy or rent on Play, price dropped, or if it is now available to stream.

Lastly, you can now add a business description to your local listing directly within Google My Business.

The description helps to tell prospective customers about your business unique and it shows up in the local knowledge panel in Google Search or Maps results.

To add a business description, you need to log in to your Google My Business account, and then click on the “Info” button on the menu bar, a new section labeled “Add business description” will show up. Click on the pencil icon next to that field, and a menu will come up letting you enter a brief description of your business.

Check out Help Center to learn more add a business description.

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