New Delhi: MonsterIndia.com, one of India’s leading online career and recruitment solutions provider, today launched the Monster mobile application for BlackBerry® smartphones, empowering employers and jobseekers while they are on the move. The free new app is now available for download on BlackBerry® App World™.
Elaborating on the launch, Sanjay Modi, Managing Director, Monster.com (India/ Middle East/ South East Asia) said, “We are excited to launch the Monster application on a BlackBerry platform. The significant reach and popularity of BlackBerry smart phones in India provides us an ideal platform to reach out to both jobseekers and employers who want access to MonsterIndia.com from their handset. The launch of this application is a step further toward expanding the Monster Mobile Solutions portfolio. Keeping innovation at the heart of all our initiatives, our new mobile application for BlackBerry smart phones caters to the mobile, tech-savvy working population.
In the backdrop of a dynamic 24X7 lifestyle, this application will provide both seekers and employers using mobile smart phones the valuable convenience of using Monster’s offerings on the go.
Ms. Annie Mathew, Head of Alliances and Developer Relations in India for Research In Motion said, “We are pleased to support Monster.com in bringing their app to the BlackBerry platform. The ability to easily integrate the Monster app with RIM's BBM and Universal Search apps allows Monster.com to create a richer and more robust application experience for BlackBerry customers.”
The Monster application for BlackBerry smart phones provides access to all the features and services that are present in Monsterindia.com. It also supports the Universal Search feature on smart phones running the BlackBerry® 6 OS and higher, giving users access to Monster's search technology in the palm of their hands.
For job seekers, the new app provides::
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 the BlackBerry smartphone
Job Alerts: Integrate job alerts with your BlackBerry smartphone to deliver matching jobs directly in your messages inbox
Manage account on the move: Effortless management of their Monster.com account
For employers, the new app offers:
Mobile access: To post and manage new job postings
Search on the move: Capability to search and shortlist relevant resumes
What’s more, the new app is a BBM™ (BlackBerry® Messenger) connected app allowing seekers and employers running BBM version 6 (or higher) to easily share the Monster application and search results with their BBM friends.
With this latest offering, Monster continues to meet the needs of seekers and employers by extending its mobile solutions to the global workforce.
About Monster India
Monster India, one of India’s leading online career and recruitment resource, works for everyone by connecting job seekers across industry verticals, experience levels and geographies instantly with leading employers. Monster India’s cutting edge Magic Search technology and innovative Magic Filter provide relevant profiles to employers and relevant jobs to jobseekers.
Monster India started operations in 2001. Headquartered in Hyderabad, the company has an established presence in 11 other cities of India viz., Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Cochin.
A recipient of the Best jobsite in India award for two years by an independent jury appointed by PC World, Monster has also been awarded with the User’s Choice Award 2008 by PC Quest.
Monster’s initiative ‘Rozgarduniya.com’ - a job portal exclusively for jobseekers in rural India, in collaboration with ITC e-Choupal enables employers in corporate India to connect with rural talent, thus removing the traditional barriers they face in this process.
Monster India partnered with DishTV to bring the first ever job search “Monsterjobs Active” on TV. Convergence of the internet and TV medium made job services easily accessible to TV viewers across all cities bridging the unmet need of the audience for whom access to the internet is limited.
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