SmartRecruiters Google Jobs Search integration helps SmartRecruiters customers attract job seekers by prominently placing their jobs in Google search results. Because job seekers can filter by various criteria like location or job title, SmartRecruiters customers are likely to receive more applications from candidates who are looking for that exact job.
There's no need to activate anything, and the integration is free for all companies who use SmartRecruiters.
Though the Google Job Search integration is available and active on all SmartRecruiters accounts at no additional cost, Jobs Search is only only available in the US (as of June 20, 2017).
- Only jobs with a US location will be indexed and available in Jobs Search results. If you're located in another country, but you post a job in the US, that job will be available in Jobs Search results.
- Only job seekers located in the US will be able to search for jobs using Jobs Search. For example, if you're physically located in Kraków, Poland, you won't be able to access Jobs Search.
Google plans to make it available elsewhere, but has not announced specific dates.
How it works
Any time you publicly post a job — to the free aggregators, to paid job boards like LinkedIn, to your career site — Google Jobs Search will include the job post.
Job seekers can search for jobs from Google's standard search page:
or from the new Jobs Search page:
Job seekers can filter on things like location and industry to find jobs, so you'll receive applications from job seekers who are more likely to think the job to which they applied is perfect for them.
Will I be able to track candidates from Google Job Search?
Yes. When a candidates finds a job through Google Jobs Search, they'll click View on ... and go to the aggregator or job board where your job ad is posted. If they apply, they'll be added to SmartRecruiters as normal, with the appropriate source.
For example, if candidate clicks View on LinkedIn for this job, and applies through the ad that you posted through LinkedIn, they'll be added to your SmartRecruiters account with a source of LinkedIn.
If the job was posted on your SmartRecruiters-hosted Career Page, candidates will see the View on SmartRecruiters button.
At the moment, SmartRecruiters will add a Default Career Page source to candidates who apply through that ad. Later this summer, we will add a dedicated Organic source, “Google Search”, for these candidates.
Can I sponsor job postings to move up the search results?
Google has not announced support for sponsoring job postings.
How do I manage my logo?
Google uses the logo associated with your Knowledge Graph card, which shows up in Google search results. Here's ours:
You can change it in two ways:
- Suggest a change to the card. Google will review and approve the change before updating your Knowledge Graph card.
- Add Organization markup to your company's official site.
Why do some of my jobs link to LinkedIn or another external site instead of directly to the SmartRecruiters job ad?
We don’t control how Google decides which source to include in the View on link. However, we are working closely with Google to enrich job postings on Google Job Search to improve their relevancy.
Over the next few months, you should see View on SmartRecruiters more frequently as Google learns that your SmartRecruiters postings are higher quality and applying directly on SmartRecruiters provides the best candidate experience.
How can I get commute time on my job postings?
Google requires a street-level job location to provide a commute time to a job seeker. Later this summer, SmartRecruiters will add support for commute time, and you'll be able to provide a street-level job location whenever you create a job.
I can't see this feature on Google!
Google may not show you the feature if it detects you aren’t in the US. If you are in the US but don't see the feature, try using an incognito window in Chrome or clearing your cookies.