Apna offered access to over 50,000 job opportunities in the last quarter to bridge aspiring workforce with employers instantly
New Delhi, June 1, 2021: Apna, one of the leading hiring platforms dedicated to India’s frontline workforce, is helping Indian businesses hire efficiently in the shortest time. As a platform with technological might, Apna has contributed to the medical and healthcare industry to keep afloat India’s fight against Covid 19. Apna has amplified its efforts to provide hospitals, e-pharmacies, and delivery companies’ workforce for critical and essential roles.
In the last quarter, the Apna platform has catered to over 2500 organizations directly or indirectly allied to healthcare. The companies offered over 50,000 openings for the roles that ranged from Nurses (General), Nurses (Covid-19 Duty), Ward Boys, Medical staff, Lab-technicians, Pharmacists, Blood bank technicians, patient caretakers among others. In addition to this, Apna has facilitated 2,50,000 interviews in over 14 cities across India. As a first, the Apna platform creates a digital identity for its users which fast tracks the hiring process by allowing the candidates to connect directly to the HR officers.
Nirmit Parikh, Founder, and Chief Executive Officer, Apna.co, says, “The Indian healthcare system is consolidating all forces to mitigate the effect of the 2nd wave of Covid-19. In the battle against the pandemic, Apna aims to capitalize on digital technology and the power of networking to enable critical medical services to run uninterruptedly. Through our app, we provide instant and hyper-local solutions to manage the unstable manpower thus enabling businesses to operate and provide essential and critical medical services.”
Dr. Varun Gupta, SVP – Medical Affairs, 1mg – India’s leading e-pharmacy, commended Apna’s contribution and said, “We are elated to be working with Apna which is on a national mission to mitigate the impact that Covid 19 has had on the job market and help India come back to work. We are closely working with Apna for talent discovery across job families. We commend the intent and drive of Team Apna to help the present-day employers onboard the right resources in the shortest time.”
The organizations in the healthcare sector and essential services that have recruited the most candidates from the app are:
- Columbia Asia Hospitals
- BLK Super Specialty Hospital
- Max Healthcare
- Apollo Hospitals
- Lal Path Labs
- Wellness Forever
As an ubiquitous tech platform dedicated to India’s workforce, Apna has been contributing to the national employability agenda by facilitating over 3.5 crore interviews pan-India since the first lockdown in March 2020.
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Founded in 2019, the Apna mobile app is India’s largest professional networking platform dedicated to the blue and grey collar workforce, helping India’s burgeoning working class to unlock unique professional networking, and skilling opportunities. The app is currently live in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Ranchi, Kolkata, Surat, Lucknow, Kanpur, Ludhiana, and Chandigarh.
Having raised capital from marquee investors like Lightspeed India, Sequoia Capital, Rocketship.vc and Greenoaks Capital, Apna is on a mission to enable livelihoods for billions in India. With over 85 lakh users, present in 14 cities and counting, and over 1 lakh employers that trust the platform – India has a new destination to discover relevant opportunities.