Empowering informal sector job seekers in India
Leading Indian based social enterprise Babajob Services Pvt. Ltd. joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with plans to connect over 15 million low-income job seekers in India with better job opportunities by 2016. Founded in 2007, Babajob.com is a web and mobile social enterprise dedicated to bringing better job opportunities to the informal job sector by connecting employers and job seekers via the web and mobile applications.
By leveraging mobile technology, Babajob is working to provide job seekers with greater access to information about job opportunities in their communities as it allows employers to hire the workforce they need more quickly and efficiently. In India, where a large segment of the economy relies on mobile technology, Babajob has worked to empower job seekers by offering them relevant information and greater decision-making opportunities while connecting them to potential employers. The company has over 1,300,000 job seekers registered across India.