Monster launches job portal for NRIs

New Delhi: Online job portal Monster.com Thursday announced the launch of its new website – Return2Home – targeting NRIs seeking jobs in India.

The portal would target job-seekers situated in the US, Britain, Canada, the Gulf region and the southeast Asia.

According to internal research of Monster between January and December 2010, there was a 65 percent growth in traffic of job seekers from outside India, with nearly three quarters of respondents, 74 percent, planning to return to India eventually or have already done so.

“Today India has a projected gross domestic product of 9.1 percent, which presents a huge opportunity for corporate India, which is witnessing reverse brain drain with many experienced and skilled global workforce looking at India with renewed interest,” said Sanjay Modi, managing director (India, Middle East and Southeast Asia) at Monster.com.

“Against this background, Monster launches Return2Home as a unique platform to engage with both employers and job seekers in finding the right opportunities. With this launch, we aim to strengthen our dominant position in the Indian recruitment market,” he added.

Monster will also undertake aggressive online advertising campaign comprising of banner advertisements on its Indian, US, British, Gulf and Southeast Asian websites.

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