gets a new look

posted November 27, 2019 at 12:45 pm
The country’s emerging online job portal just got a makeover. It promises to create better experiences for its users. 

Since its launch in 2007, has quietly evolved from being Cebu’s most used job site to one of the country’s leading job portals. It is also included in the list of  Philippines’s leading startups according to Forbes PH. Not bad for a business that started in a  backyard, which remains independent and self-funded to this day.

The company focuses on two major things: first, making local job openings more visible, and second, creating a site that’s easier for everyone to navigate. These are the reasons why is such a hit among its users, and now, their website is a major contender in the national job portal arena.

Thinking Big while Acting Locally

In the past, Metro Manila  was  the only location for most job listings. But due to the increasing cost of living and the seemingly endless traffic congestion, Filipino jobseekers have become reluctant to move here.

Now that more places in the country are seeing economic growth, there are real professional opportunities to offer in new locations. This is where becomes relevant to the job-hunting scene. Unlike other job sites that mainly focus on highly urbanized areas, gives jobseekers the chance to check out job openings that are closer to where they are originally from.

“Working far from home takes a huge toll on people, financially, physically, and mentally. The stress of wasting so many hours in traffic, or spending extra for living spaces closer to their offices, can make people less productive, which in turn affects the competitiveness of the companies they work for.  We want to make an impact by solving this problem, one job seeker at a time,” said Wesley Chiongbian, CEO of

Most Filipinos would rather work closer to home despite having made their way to every corner of the world. The company’s mission to empower millions of Filipinos with that choice has led to truly positive changes—not just for the company, but also for those who were able to find a job through the site. Innovation in Different Geographical Scales

Consistent with its intent of helping Filipinos grow where they are planted, posts jobs that are specifically targeted both for major cities and growing provinces, such as Metro Manila, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Negros, and Cagayan de Oro. Visitors can now find jobs in their hometown with the ease and convenience of using the site through any internet-connected device.

Keeping things local and making websites easier to navigate; these are the things that people find desirable in job portals today. But during the time that was launched, these elements were not readily apparent to their counterparts.

With this in mind, has been  discreetly staying ahead of the curve with its commitment to innovate in helping people find happy careers. After all, continuous innovation will always be one of the startup’s core values. Innovation is something that actually does—not just something that the company says. 

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