by Rodney Gedda

Candle launches into mobile job search

Mar 08, 2011

IT recruitment company Candle has launched a mobile-friendly version of its job search website

The new interface is designed to work with any type of smartphone like Android-based handsets and the iPhone.

Full job listings are available on the mobile version and it also provides a Candle office locator.

Candle’s executive general manager Linda Trevor said the new mobile website was developed to satisfy increasing demand.

“The trend for people accessing information instantly through smartphones has been increasing rapidly,” Trevor said.

“With the Candle mobile site you can check any time of the day, no matter where you are.”

Trevor said unlike a dedicated app for one platform, a mobile website for all smartphones caters to a larger audience.

According IDC’s mobile phone tracker, Australian smartphone shipments rose 67 per cent (year-on-year) in the third quarter of 2010, with more than 60 per cent of new mobiles now smartphones.

IDC forecasts the Australian smartphone market to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 19.3 per cent until 2014.

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