Job Search Asia And The Pacific

    July 3, 2006
    WebProNews Staff

The search engine can find jobs for coders in China, analysts in Australia, and system administrators in Singapore.

Visitors to the beta version of search engine have a trilingual option for their job searches: English, Chinese, and Japanese. Currently, job seekers can review opportunities in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, and India.

The site has a similar look and feel to US-focused job search startups like SimplyHired and Indeed. culls job opportunities from thousands of international job sites.

Searchers can save their queries as alerts, and receive updates via email or RSS as new openings become listed on Results of a search are filtered for duplicate listings by default. will also suggest ways to refine a search, like “system administrator unix” for “system administrator.”

Another component called “My” lets users create an account and upload a rsum for employers to review. Job alerts and previous searches can be tracked through the account as well.

Employers can sign up to do rsum searches through the database. Also, employers or other advertisers can opt to sponsor targeted advertising on a cost-per-click basis on on the site.

The company’s blog cited a growing market for online job listings as one reason for building its service. The usefulness of the Internet as a medium, and being able to deliver a job posting to thousands of job candidates, should help as online job postings increase throughout the region.


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David Utter is a staff writer for WebProNews covering technology and business.