HT Media Revamps Job Portal

5 Aug, 2011

HT Media backed job portal has revamped after three years of its inception, according to

Job board which is run by HT Media subsidiary Firefly e-Ventures, had added 0.5 million users during Apr-June quarter and now has over 7 million registered users.

To attract more resumes, the website has been reworked to offer a better experience for recruiters and candidates seeking jobs.

" continues to be one of our most important internet ventures as a group, and we"re committed to making it at least a number 2 player in the short to medium term. In the last three years, we"ve made significant progress and have successfully got on board many candidates Slot Machines and recruiters - we"re now at well over 70 lakh candidates and more than 40,000 jobs," Amit Garg, Business Head – Internet, HT Media commented on the revamped job portal.

The job portal has also added, 2-Way Matching option, which helps recruiters the most relevant and interested candidates, ensuring they hire faster as per the report. competes against InfoEdge's and other players such as and Firefly also runs a social networking site called

HT Media that publishes the English daily Hindustan Times, regional newspaper Hindustan and financial daily Mint, has a diversified digital business that runs news sites,, placement portal, social networking website and which is an education website. It also runs an SMS based service 54242 with VAS such as ringtones, wallpapers, games, news, cricket, astrology and chat services through HT Mobile.