Monster.com has taken the first mover advantage in launching its Android application and the WAP portal for the employers/ recruiters to help them find the right candidate anywhere and anytime.
Monster's Android application can be downloaded for free on the Google Android marketplace, making it easy to keep up with the latest job opportunities anytime, anywhere. The application has all the features and services which are present in Monstergulf.com, but gives users the choice to choose the way they want to search for their next job opportunity.
Pushing the boundaries of innovation, the Monster app for Android puts Monster's search technology in the palm of job seekers and employers hands.
For job seekers, the new app provides them with:
• On the move access: Mobile access to available jobs on Monster.com;
• Search and apply on the move: Ability to view and apply to job postings directly from their Android mobile phone;
• Manage account on the move: Effortless management of their Monster.com account; and
For employers, the new app provides them with:
• Mobile access: to post and manage new job postings,
• Search on the move: Capability to search and shortlist relevant resumes
The WAP portal for employers will help them to search, shortlist, reach out and interact with prospective candidates, They can also post, renew and manage job postings.
Elaborating on the launch, Sanjay Modi, Managing Director, Monster.com (India/ Middle East/ South East Asia) said, "Monster has always strived to innovate, keeping the consumer at the center of every initiative. Our Android application and WAP portal for job search are a direct outcome of consumer feedback we've received, which pointed to an increasingly active and mobile lifestyle that necessitated the need for a mobile version of our job search capabilities. With our new Android application, we're converging traditional online job searching with mobile technology to cater to a young, mobile, tech-savvy working population, giving them an on-the-go and easy-to-use mobile job search application."
"Today the mobile handset and smartphone market is growing at an exponential pace, and the Android platform is at the top of the heap - with analysts expecting it to overtake all existing mobile platforms by 2012. Based on the future potential of the Android platform, the new Monster app provides a huge opportunity for us to tap into even more job seekers and in an element that they are naturally gravitating towards more and more often," he added.