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I.T. Daily - Online domestic helper search service launched in Hong Kong
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Friday, April 9, 1999
Online domestic helper search service launched in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong company has launched an online domestic helper search service - under the less than flattering moniker , www.amahnet.com . The free service is aimed at removing intermediaries and is supposed to allow employers and domestic helpers to negotiate one-on-one.
    Amahnet.com, the company behind the site, has successfully created a simple, user-friendly search service with a comprehensive database of domestic helpers currently residing in Hong Kong. Employers, in the convenience of their home or office can complete the online search form for their ideal helper based on their experience with infants, teenagers, the elderly, pets, language skills, cooking abilities and other domestic duties. Within seconds the employer will obtain a detailed list of candidates with photographs and contact numbers, permitting direct communication with them.
    "Last year I urgently needed a domestic helper. I wasted a lot of time and money visiting employment agencies with poor results. I discovered that there were many others going through a similar ordeal. I realised there was a need for a convenient, easy-to-use search service like Amahnet.com," explained Christine Wang, managing director of Amahnet.com.
    To be included in the Amahnet.com Internet database and be seen by 700,000 Hong Kong people and millions around the World who are online everyday, domestic helpers need to register at the Central office. After completing the bio data form, a digital photograph will be taken and a fee of HK$290 for two months will be charged. Domestic helpers who sign up before April 30, 1999, will receive a third month free.

 

 


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