Our focus at Recruit.net is to cater to the needs of the job seeker. Our belief from day 1 was that if we delivered the best job search experience to our users then everything else would fall into place. It is based on that conviction that we have grown from a 2 person project into a global network of 14 localized job search engines, with over 1 million registered users, powering more than 30 million job searches per month.
The core of our service and our mission is to help people finds jobs and this has now been reflected in our new corporate tag line.
Today we are introducing a new re-engineered Recruit.net that provides a faster, richer, job search experience.
- Bigger, faster engine. Imagine replacing a single propeller airplane with a turbo charged jet. The goal here is deliver faster, more powerful search results from the thousands of web sites around the world.
- New design. Clean, simple, search based design that helps you search, sort, filter and save the job listings.
- Social connections. A new interface that allows you to leverage your social networks to find contacts and friends of friends that work at specific companies which are interesting to you.
- Trending companies. A new feature which displays trending companies that are actively hiring based on the moving average of jobs they have posted online.
More changes are on the way as we continue our focus and 100% commitment to delivering the best job search service to our users. As always we actively encourage your feedback, comments and suggestions
The Apple-Android smartphone battle is fast making its way from courtroom to the interview room. Data from recruitment portal Recruit.net shows that when hiring application developers, more employers now favour candidates with Android programming experience over those specialising in Apple’s iOS platform.
The term “Android” which refers to Google’s mobile operating system appears in 14,733 of the global job listings, while “iPhone” and “iOS” mentions trail sharply behind at 8,847 and 11,264 respectively.
The pattern speaks to the increasing number of smartphone and tablet users opting for Android which has been made popular by products from Google, Samsung and Amazon over arch rival Apple and their iOS platform which runs on iPad’s and iPhone’s
A Gartner survey conducted earlier this year found that Android devices now account for 56 per cent of smartphone market share globally, with iOS devices attributing for just 23 per cent.
Data from Recruit.net’s Job Index (see below) meanwhile point to a widening disparity between mentions of the platforms in job listings.
Demand gap between Android and iOS developers continues to widen.
Dow Jones has selected Recruit.net as their job distribution partner for their expansion into Asian markets. The new job solution will include online job distribution for FINS Asia and the Wall Street Journal across China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, and Singapore.
The Recruit.net job platform has over 4 million jobs across 13 countries and powers over 1 million job searches per day.
Dow Jones is our newest job distribution partner and will further enable our mission of providing high quality job seeker traffic to our advertisers.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Thailand job search engine. The site has over 30,000 job listings from hundreds of companies in Thailand.
Latest reports show 17.5M internet users in Thailand from a population of 66.5M. Thailand’s Major industries are: agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, textiles and handicrafts.
Teaching Engilish as a foreign language is a major career area for foreign nationals and is especially popular is resort areas such as Phuket, Krabi, Koh Samui
Thailand’s Board of Investment identifies six industry sectors that are key to the growth of Thailand’s economy: agriculture and agro-industry, alternative energy, automotive, electronics and ICT, fashion, and value-added services including entertainment, healthcare and tourism.
Recruit.net Thailand is a result of continued requests from our users to launch our job search service in Thailand.
Please keep the feedback coming in.
We are happy to announce that we have released version 2.0 of our popular job index tool which now fully supports all mobile devices and works great with the Ipad and other touch screen devices. We have also added greater integration with social media, so you can now easily plot and share interesting job trends with facebook, twitter, share graphs on your own blog or web site.
The Recruit.net job index is a simple way to plot and view job trends across multiple industries and locations. The job index is based on historical data from thousands of online job sources and is updated on a regular basis.
Try it out, the possibilities are endless and it’s a very valuable tool for job seekers and market watchers.
Some interesting trends: