Apna.co records 50 mins of professional networking conversations over the past 90 days

The platform enables professional networking among the growing workforce through several algorithms and technological tools. While professional networking has always been limited to the white-collar job market, it has now become a mainstream activity for the burgeoning workforce to advance in their careers.

Apna.co – India’s leading job and professional networking platform has seen a huge increase in professional networking among the growing workforce and such conversations reached 50 million people in Q3 2022 (July, August and September), on its platform.

As of October this year, around 14 million business connections have been made on the platform. We also logged over 13 million business conversations in the last month. Apna also recorded feed traffic of around 2 million in the past month.

The platform supported over 5 million community users in the previous quarter (Q2).

Of Apna.co’s 26 million users, 80% use Apna’s professional networking. 40% of these users belong to Level II and above. Cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata and Lucknow have seen an increase in the number of users building their professional networks and engaging with their peers.

It should also be noted that around 40% of creators on the platform prefer languages ​​other than English. In fact, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, and Bengali were the most preferred languages ​​on Apna’s platform except for English.

Women also unlock their potential through professional networking. According to recent data from Apna.co, as of early November, more than 5,000 women are using Apna’s platform to create professional content.

1 in 5 jobs is created by women on the platform. The maximum female networking took place in cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune and Kolkata.

Apna facilitates professional networking through various algorithms and advanced technological tools, which in turn have enabled wide and diverse discovery of professionals working in similar fields.

Post-COVID, community engagement has become an important communication channel, as it allows people to share their opinions and views on a common platform. It helped people support each other, while being part of a larger group, thus fostering a sense of belonging and unity.

Speaking on how networking and fostering professional relationships has become so crucial in today’s world, Mr. Karthik Manivannan, COO, Communities at Apna.co, commented, “The workforce Today’s work strongly advocates professional networking to grow in their career path, develop themselves and learn from their peers in the industry and recent data from Apna attests to this. We are very encouraged to see recent numbers and will continue to build and evolve our workforce platform to support our users in their careers.

In order to provide its users with more hyperlocal job opportunities, Apna is currently trying to expand even more in the country in the coming months. With over 26 million users and over 300,000 employer partners, the platform is accessible in over 70 Indian cities.

With agency contributions

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