Monster Gulf starts ‘contract jobs’ section
Dubai, February 6, 2013
Monster Gulf, a leading regional career portal, said it has launched a new 'Contract Jobs' section for professional, contractual and temporary hiring with an aim to facilitate both jobseekers and employers find contractual jobs/ talent today.
With Monster Contract jobs both employers and jobseekers will now find better access to the pool of talent looking for contractual employment and companies that look to hire contract workers, project workers respectively, said a senior official.
“Contract Jobs” is the most recent example of Monster helping employers and job seekers “find better,” by connecting more efficiently and successfully through innovative technology solutions, tools and services," remarked Sanjay Modi, the managing director, Monster.com (India/ Middle- East/ South East Asia).
"Region’s rapid economic growth trajectory has caused the demand for talent to outstrip the supply. In this context, contractual hiring has garnered greater acceptance amidst the uncertain business environment," said Modi.
"Given the buoyancy of contractual and project hiring in the region, Monster Gulf’s new offering ‘Contract Jobs’ has been launched with the aim to address the needs of career minded professionals by providing them flexibility of tenure, learning on the job and a bridge to full employment," he added.
With increased recruitment activity around temporary and contractual jobs, said Modi, this offering will also aid employers in building their talent pipeline and meet their talent requirements by hiring just-in-time.
“As part of this, specialized sections, such as ‘Women on the Go’ and ‘Career after Career’, will help in augmenting the modern workplace with increased gender and generational diversity by equipping organizations with competitive advantage with varied skill sets, work values, openness to change and cross pollination of ideas,” he added.
The key highlights of the section:
•Dedicated section for Contract Jobs with a tab on the home page
•General Contractual Staffing
•Specialized section under contract jobs for ‘Women on the go’: will target women who are looking at part time/ project based/ contractual employment
•Specialized section under contract jobs for : ‘Career after Career’: Will target retired people who are looking at pursuing career after the retirement
"This offering for Monster’s stable will help women who due to maternity and family commitments are not able to return to full time career. This offering will also help retirees who are keen to pursue a career after their full time employment. They have an option to find better jobs that fulfill their need for ease and flexibility," explained Modi.
For job seekers, the key features available in the section are they can have independent or add on profile specifically for jobs posted in the section. Besides it also has a specialized section for women and retired professionals.
For Employers, the key feature available are:
•They can post specific jobs for professional, contractual and temporary requirements.
•They can identify key talent that is available to come on board as contract employee
•It also offers employers with an opportunity for branding under the contract jobs section specifically
"With the increased pace of the economic growth and globalization of workforce, contractual/ project based jobs acted as a springboard to bring experienced, skilled and qualified talent back to the workforce to fulfill their career aspirations and pursue a wider variety of career options," said Modi.-TradeArabia News Service