With Monsters recent acquisition of Jobr, a Tinder like app for both job seekers and employers looking for talent - it got me thinking...do we need another app.
With the reliance of LinkedIn and our local mobile job seeking apps of TradeMe and SEEK, would Jobr be successful in the New Zealand market, where we don't have the population scale.
As a job seeker or employer - could you see a Jobr style app being a success in NZ, or are the current channels available sufficient?
Monster has snapped up job search startup Jobr, as the global recruitment giant looks to double down on its mobile recruitment ambitions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded out of San Francisco in 2014, Jobr had already raised $2 million for its Tinder-like approach to finding jobs, with users swiping right on positions they may be interested in, and left for ones they’re not. And for recruiters, Jobr offers a range of tools to help them connect and interact with applicants. Now Monster is looking to target the “next generation of job seekers” by taking Jobr under its wing and helping it build more mobile-focused products, as well as integrating its own smarts into the existing Jobr service.