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Specialised websites now main channel for job recruitment


ABOUT 91 per cent of employers now rely on online recruitment websites as their main channel for job advertising, indicating that social media networks and other job posting channels can longer meet their needs, according to

Eric Sito, regional general manager, said yesterday that one of the challenges facing most companies is how to engage and convince top talents to work for them. Many firms are focusing on image making or brand building to be more attractive, while job candidates want more information.

To make it easier for employers to find qualified candidates via online recruitment, has introduced the latest “Richer Job Ads” with new features such as salary matching, location map and company insights. Candidates can now easily see which companies match their salary range, the first innovation ever used in Southeast Asia. Other features will give candidates a more comprehensive overview of the job, work location and company insights before applying.