MANILA, Philippines - The Aboitiz Group has launched a mobile app allowing interested applicants to apply for a job on their smartphones.
The mobile career app "Aboitiz Careers" makes it easier to send an application to the company.
The Aboitiz Group, which has businesses in power, banking, food, land development, and biofuel, receives approximately 100,000 job applications in a year.
Aboitiz Group Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer Txabi Aboitiz said the process of mobile application bring the group closer to the talent pool since everyone owns a mobile a device.
"We're making it easier for people to get to know us and to explore career opportunities with us,” he said.
Using the app, interested applicants can browse through job openings across various Aboitiz companies, view content that's similar to the careers website, apply to job openings, and refer any job opening to their friends through email.
The mobile app was designed by Cebu-based company TechDaddy and has been available for free download for Android devices through Google Play since February.
The iOS version of the app is expected to be released this month.