Portal taps mobile, social media apps for 'better' job matching

By Nikka Garriga

MAKATI CITY, METRO MANILA�Global online career and recruitment solutions company Monster.com is hoping to help tackle job mismatch in the country as it introduced its 'Find Better' campaign.

The 'Find Better' campaigns centers on an integrated, multi-platform approach that seeks to meet the needs of both job seekers and employers in today's workforce, said� Monster.com Managing Director Sanjay Modi.

Monster Mobile Solutions promotes better access with an application that covers all mobile platforms. It is the first in the country with a WAP portal for employers.

�This builds upon our value proposition. It speaks to employers by helping them source, match and manage the key talent,� Modi said.

On the social media front, Monster Philippines has a professional networking app called BeKnown which allows Facebook users to enhance the professional and career opportunities as well as connect with personal contacts�all under one platform.

It has an enhanced job filter tool which allows applicants to sift through openings based on experience, location, and nationality.

�On top of this, employers can put a screening questionnaire for its potential applicants. This helps predetermine and indicate which job seekers should come to them,� Modi said.

With today's technology as its strong point, Modi is confident that these comprehensive features can contribute in addressing the issue of job mismatch through its customized pre and post-hire technology solutions.

�From our production technology standpoint, we are always two steps ahead of the competition and the only global player in the market. It means Monster Philippines is a one-stop shop for both the local and global workforce,� he said.

Monster.com was founded in 1994 by Jeff Taylor and is available in over 50 countries.


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