New Part-Time Jobs Site for Asia Pacific Region Set for August Launch

Flexi Works is a sophisticated, user-friendly online platform that has been specifically designed to facilitate job-seekers in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore who are looking for short-term or long-term temporary employment, such as students, working mums, retirees, and even holiday workers.

 


The site features a range of employment vacancies posted by large, small and medium companies in such industry sectors as hospitality, retail, office support, food and beverage, and health care, making it ideal as a source of temp jobs, seasonal jobs and student jobs.

The site also features opportunities to improve young people's employment prospects by publishing the latest internships offered by leading companies, and vacancies in both part-time and full-time courses at locally-based universities, community colleges and private institutions.

Inspired by the idea of giving back, the site also serves those looking to volunteer for charity, and features a dedicated section where volunteering vacancies are posted by registered charity organisations. As part of its commitment to the sector, Flexi Works offers free job posting to all registered charities.

Speaking ahead of the imminent launch of Flexi Works, founder and Managing Director Eleanor Ho, says that the arrival of the site means job-seekers will now finally have the type of online job search resource they have needed.

“When I was in university, I spent days searching for part time jobs walking around shopping malls. It can be intimidating, embarrassing and often very time consuming. Nobody should need to do that anymore, especially now we are in the digital era,” she says, adding that Flexi Works’ refreshing recruitment method is long overdue.

I also think the traditional keyword-matching type of recruitment method must be thrown in the bin. It’s silly to make judgements on applicants by only looking at text, and lots of hiring managers have missed out on exceptional talent because of it.

We expect video application will become a main stream in the coming years, especially for the fast moving, high-volume part-time area. Job-seekers get a chance to present themselves properly and hiring managers can save lots of time in selecting suitable candidates. "

Miss Ho set up the new site following a short but successful career in the recruitment industry that took her to 3 continents, including Europe.

While she was invested with the task of assisting hundreds of executives in finding new career opportunities, she also recognised that the specific needs of the non-permanent jobs sector were not being satisfied.

In 2010, she decided to leave the recruitment industry and use her experience, knowledge and industry contacts in Australasia and Europe, to establish a new jobs site that would properly cater to the part-time jobs market.

Originally from Hong Kong, Eleanor Ho lived in Sydney, Australia, for much of her adult life. Fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English, she is a graduate of Macquarie University, receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Sales and Marketing.

About Flexi Works:

Flexi Works is Asia Pacific’s leading provider of internet recruiting and job search solutions, offering 1st class applications, products and services to both large and small companies in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore:

  • Flexi-works.com is Asia Pacific’s most popular job site for students, working mums, holiday workers, retirees or anyone seeking flexible jobs, with the most jobs, visitors and SMEs of any jobs site of its type in Australia, New Zealand or Singapore.

  • Our site includes opportunities for Part-time jobs, Temp jobs, Student Jobs, Contract, Volunteering jobs, Casual work, Internships and Weekend jobs.

  • Flexi Works also has a section for education institutions and universities to promote their academic and professional certificates, workshops and seminars, and even any just for fun courses.


Flexi Works is the ONLY jobs site dedicated to the needs of the thriving non-permanent jobs sector.  We provide an efficient and cost-effective alternative for employers who regularly recruit part-time, casual, contract and temporary workers. We’re successful because we embrace the values and services that matter to non-permanent workers, and have built these into a bustling online marketplace.

For further information:
Flexi Works Ltd
Eleanor Ho – Managing Director
Australia: +612 80055963
Hong Kong: +852 81999055
Singapore: +65 81575044

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Tags: Australia, Melbourne, Sydney, agencies, agency, career, employment, jobs, part, recruiting, More…recruitment, staffing, temp, time, volunteering

Comment by Shankar Srinivasan on July 28, 2011 at 11:03am
All the best!

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