Jobs & Adverts (Frankfurter Neuer Market: JOA), a career market on the Internet, has expanded its operations in Asia.
SINGAPORE, 2 June 2000 - Jobs & Adverts has established a new Malaysian office and doubled the staff strength of the Singapore office to 10 in less than one year of operation.
In Malaysia, Jimmy Chua has been appointed as Jobs & Adverts country
sales manager, and will head the sales team in Malaysia.
Lim Zhong Yue, Asia Pacific regional director of Jobs & Adverts, said, "Jobs & Adverts is committed to each country by creating
local Web sites with relevant content to each country and dedicated human
resources by setting up offices in each of these countries. Our goal is to
be an international company with country-specific Web sites and offices to
address the unique characteristics of each country. Each country forms part
of a career-network which benefits from the synergies in the common
technology platform and know-how transfer between the subsidiaries."
Jobs & Adverts currently operates a European
career-network and through this network, according to Lim, Jobs & Adverts has brought a number
of product innovations to the market well ahead of the competition such as
online Competence Assessment, WAP technology for querying job ads by mobile
phone, pre-selection service, and salary surveys, in Europe.
Jobs & Adverts has
implemented some of these innovations in Asia and will continue
to roll out more product innovations which will help the employer and job
seeker in the recruitment process, Lim said.