After Jobs is Google People Search Next?

After Jobs is Google People Search Next?

Now that Google’s job search intentions are known, can people search be far behind? Searching for candidates is now a major part of recruiting. Being ‘Googled’ is a right of passage for many that apply and Google is often the starting point for sourcers. Therefore I think it makes sense that Google eventually tries to organize this data better. People data can become a priority if they want it to. They already crawl the web and know where the resumes are buried. They know where all the Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter bios are…so why can’t they also make finding people in a certain location easier? Just imagine what a ‘People’ tab on Google would do for finding candidates. They’ve already stated a one-click apply is coming with Google jobs/Google Hire so that begs the question – apply with what? Google currently has no resume data on people. The closest thing they have are Google + profiles which are essentially useless at this point since they contain almost nothing relevant. But if