Tuesday, June 10, 2014

JobMatch innovation launched to address Job Mismatch

JobMatch.pro was recently launched simultaneously both in Manila and Germany to address the lingering problems of job mismatch. It is new job search engine site created by German and Filipino web developers of the German IT provider - ISI Teletrade.
Every year, aspiring new graduates join in the pool of hopeful applicants eager to pin down a job. The growing number further aggravates the local persistent problem of high unemployment and underemployment with the mismatch between skills and demands of the labor market. The probability of graduates landing their dream job where they can grow old and retire from afterwards proves nil. Figures from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) show that there are 700,000 new college graduates every year but only 20 per cent of them actually get jobs. The rest remain unemployed or seek jobs abroad.

Only in the Philippines will you find existing medical professionals taking on high-paying BPO positions to boost their careers to greener pastures.

In the past years, there was a high demand for nurses in the US and this mad rush of nursing students was met with the equally mad rush of universities to offer nursing courses. Once a glut of nursing graduates had been reached and the workforce saturated, the nurses are now the ones actually paying to be able to work in hospitals for needed work experience. Unfortunately, most end up working in call centers or totally unrelated jobs, which is a waste of the resources that were used to acquire these skills. Overskilled, they earn less than workers who are well-matched to their jobs and are likely to be less satisfied at work.

The Philippines is a perfect market for JobMatch.pro owing to the hundreds of thousands of job openings by foreign and local investors now taking advantage of the emerging local economy. JobMatch.pro will address the difficulty of new graduates and those who are still looking for jobs that suit their skills to find the right employment.

ISI Teletrade founder and JobMatch.pro creator Peter Steinbach is confident that the program will reduce effort and time of both employers and applicants by 90 per cent the in looking for the right jobs to match the candidates' skills. It relieves stress on the parts of employers in hunting for the right talents that suit their needs.

ISI Teletrade, a member of the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI), has 35 years of experience in marketing and 'sales psychology' and founded in Bochum, Germany. It has 150 competent staff in three offices in the Netherlands, Curacao in the Venezuelan coast and now the Philippines.

How it works

First, employers post a job opening advertisement with content-related categories on the skills requirements.

Applicants will only need to click on keywords to fit their skills qualifications with the requirements of the job opening.

The JobMatch.pro software program sends 'bidder flags' or the pink colored star to the employers to indicate that there are qualified applicants who have expressed interest.

The bidder flags will remain invisible to the applicants until the employers decide to contact them for additional documents such as Resume' and other requirements.

JobMatch.pro on the other hand, allows job hunters to create profiles where they can indicate their skills and the job they are looking for. JobMatch.pro software program detects job openings matching the job hunter’s skills and the potential candidate is alerted about the possible match.

1 comment:

  1. What exactly can this imply for you personally? It means there are a lot of smaller businesses on the market in search jobs in usa of experienced staff members. Most of them will not get the company! That is nice thing for you personally mainly because there will be more employment possibilities on the net previously.

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