Job Platform Monster transforms into an end-to-end talent management platform; Reinvents itself as found

– Job Platform Monster transforms into an end-to-end talent management platform; reinvents itself as found
– Monster, the household name for job seekers and recruiters, will now be known as foundit in APAC&ME
– The transformation into a comprehensive talent platform will meet the needs of candidates and recruiters in a significantly better way than ever before
– foundit will be equipped with advanced technology capabilities to offer personalized recommendations and an intuitive, mobile user interface that will bring efficiencies in the recruitment process

SINGAPORE – ACN Newswire – November 24, 2022 – Monster.com, the world’s leading job search portal, today announced a major milestone in its journey as it transforms into a fully-fledged talent platform. Starting today, Monster will be known as “foundit” with a new logo and vision, ushering in a new revolution in the workplace.

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Left to right: Sekhar Garisa, CEO – foundit.in (formerly Monster), Ajit Isaac, Non-Executive Chairman – Quess Corp and foundit.in, and investor Mohandas Pai unveil Monster’s new identity as “foundit” in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East


Synonymous with recruitment, Monster has served more than 70 million job seekers and 10,000 customers in 18 countries. As the company now transforms into an end-to-end talent platform, it will offer comprehensive solutions for recruiters and highly personalized and contextual services to job seekers in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The transition is in line with the company’s mission to connect the right talent to the right opportunities.

Speaking at the rebranding unveiling event, Sekhar Garisa, CEO of foundit (formerly Monster), said, “Technology is driving disruption in every industry and talent acquisition is no exception. The pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we work and the way we hire. We have been privileged to witness the changing landscape of talent acquisition over the past three decades, giving us unparalleled depth of recruiting information.The platform of the future must respond to a very dynamic job market, skill-based hiring and changing expectations.We are excited to unveil a new direction for Monster, which is simply to facilitate job and candidate discovery to enable significantly better talent management results.”

Commenting on foundit’s role in delivering the future strategy of its parent company Quess Corp, Mr. Ajit Isaac, Founder and Non-Executive Chairman of Quess Corp and foundit, added: “Over the past 15 years, Quess has has always been known for its service led offerings that have earned the trust of its associates and clients.As an institution, true to our commitment to formalizing jobs, we have been focused on building a portfolio focused on products that can help democratize access to formal employment in white, blue and gray countries. collars. We acquired Monster APAC & ME to transform white-collar talent acquisition. Over the past two years, organizations have gone through everything from big quits to big regrets, leading to massive hiring at an unprecedented rate. But now, as the market settles, hiring is going to be much more focused, targeted and skills-based. Such precision can only be achieved through the combination of human ingenuity and technology, and that is what we offer our recruiters and job seekers through foundit.”

In 2018, Quess Corp acquired Monster Worldwide’s APAC & ME business as a strategic investment to strengthen its HR services portfolio, and operates in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, in Indonesia, India, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

In 2021, Monster raised $18 million in a funding round led by investors Akash Bhanshali of Volrado Venture Partners and Mohandas Pai of Meridian Investments to fuel its product-focused offerings and market expansion.

As part of its brand evolution, foundit is paying renewed attention to platform users to deliver the perfect career experience. By leveraging disruptive technologies such as AI and ML for precision hiring at a superior user interface, the company aims to deliver recruiting solutions unmatched by any other player in the market. One of the main features job seekers can look forward to is personalized job discovery. With foundit’s personalized search results feature, candidates will receive results and recommendations tailored to their education, work experience, and validated skills. Other features include community mentoring marketplace, skills validation through assessments, mobile-first user interface, personalized recommendations, and self-improvement tools such as refresher courses.

As a market leader in offering recruitment solutions to the best in business, foundit is transforming into a platform that reflects and adapts to the diversity of the SEA job market. For recruiters, it will offer the richest data set for each candidate along with insights and analytics that will make the process efficient and personalized for each job requirement. The new interface and new features enable seamless and intelligent interaction between recruiters and candidates.

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About foundit in APAC and the Middle East

foundit, formerly Monster, is a leading talent platform providing comprehensive employment solutions for recruiters and job seekers in APAC and ME. Since its inception, the company has helped over 70 million registered users find jobs, improve their skills and connect with the right opportunities in 18 countries. Over the past two decades, the company has been a catalyst in the world of recruiting solutions with cutting-edge technology, seeking to effectively bridge the talent gap across verticals, experience levels and geographies. Today, foundit is committed to enabling and connecting the right talent to the right opportunities by harnessing the power of deep technology to refine hyper-personalized job searches and precision hiring. foundit firmly believes that a job title does not define one’s potential and leverages technology to dig deeper to create opportunities at the heart of every user’s needs, aspirations and dreams.

To learn more about foundit in APAC and the Gulf, visit: www.foundit.sg | www.foundit.my | www.foundit.id | www.foundit.hk | www.foundit.com.ph | www.founditgulf.com | www.foundit.in

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