JobStreet is running multi-regional websites which are almost similar in their content and structure however, for localization purpose they have few differences and company is facing frequent technical problems.
Since company is significantly dependent on online search engines to attract the traffic therefore, problems in these search engines directly influence the traffic of the website. For example, the recent incident of incorrect page titles and description of JobStreet on Google search engine reduced the traffic of company and created problems for job seekers (Google, 2010).
The company is not only offering recruitment services but it has established its centers through which it provides career guidance and counseling services in collaboration with the educational institutions (IRDA, 2010).
Being a government-owned online recruitment agency, JobMalaysia faces significant government bureaucracy and authority. In other words, the website is more vulnerable to political decisions and actions.
Electronic Labor Exchange was launched in 2004 to facilitate the mobilization of human resources of the nation and the aim of the website is to boost the local placements and discourage the recruitment of foreign workers.
ELX has established its offices nationwide and the employers can conduct the interviews of the selected job seekers at any office of ELX. In this way the employers also prefer ELX for recruitment purpose.
Google. (2010, October 27). Multi-regional websites - Google only indexing pages from 1 website . Retrieved February 13, 2011, from http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Webmasters/thread?tid=51aa5a10774c8310&hl=en
IRDA. (2010, March 25). Iskandar Malaysia’s JobsMalaysia Centre Targets 3,000 Applications Over Two Days Career Fair. Retrieved February 12, 2011, from