Archive (1999)

Record Commissions & Fees Reported by TMP Worldwide’s Interactive Division, Led by

$50.6 Million for Fourth Quarter 1999 is Greater Than Total Year 1998 – Up 190% versus Fourth Quarter 1998 – Up 38% versus Third Quarter 1999

TMP Worldwide's adjusted diluted EPS up 200% to $0.15 for the fourth quarter of 1999; beats First Call analysts' earnings estimates by 25%, or $0.03 per share Announces Record Growth in 1999 is the #1 Online Careers Resource, According to Recent November Findings Announces Record Growth in 1999 is the #1 Online Careers Resource, According to Recent November Findings

TMP Worldwide Announces a Secondary Offering of 4,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

NEW YORK--December 20, 1999 --TMP Worldwide (Nasdaq:TMPW; ASX: TMP) announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a proposed underwritten public offering of 4.0 million shares, all of which are being sold by the company.

TMP Worldwide Announces Change in Leadership for Global Recruitment Businesses and Executive Search Division

Michael Squires to Develop Pan-European and Global Accounts; Steve Potter to Run Executive Search

Time Magazine Applauds Commercial as ‘The Best Television of 1999’

MAYNARD, Mass., December 20, 1999/ -'s "When I Grow Up" commercial was named to Time magazine's list of "The Best Television of 1999" (Dec. 20, 1999 issue). The ad, which premiered last January during Super Bowl XXXIII, features real-life kids sharing tongue-in-cheek career aspirations. "When I grow up, I want to file all day," says one child.

TMP Worldwide Selected For Fortune Magazine's New E-50 Index

Deemed as a Major Player on the Internet within the Net Software and Service Sector of the Index

Your Dot.Com Career Is Just A Mouse-Click Away Launches New "Zone" Dedicated to Finding and Managing an Internet-based Career

CDI Corporation Signs Major Deal With Monster.Com

MAYNARD, Mass.-- November 8, 1999 --Staffing and outsourcing leader CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI - news) has signed a comprehensive contract with the world's leading online career site, Through the deal more than 400 participating offices of CDI Corp.

Monster.Com Launches In Singapore

Singapore Serves as Springboard to Eastern Asia

MAYNARD, Mass -- Oct. 27, 1999, the leading global online career site, has announced the launch of - for Singapore ( -- which marks the start of's online expansion in the Asian region.

TMP Worldwide Acquires The Highland Search Group L.L.C.

Three Top Executive Search Practice Leaders
Join TMP's Global Executive Search Business

Monster.Com Remains Most Visited Internet Job Site

Enjoys More Than Twice As Many Visitors As Its Closest Competitor

IN2.COM Wins 1999 Casie Award For Most Effective Interactive Advertising For The Starmedia Campaign

Business Editors & Communications Writers

New York, NY, October 19, 1999 – (, a leading interactive agency and marketing technologies company, has won the 1999 CASIE Award for the Most Effective Interactive Advertising campaign in communications.

Monster.Com Announces Super Bowl XXXIV Ad Buys

MAYNARD, Mass. - Oct. 7, 1999 -, the leading global careers Web site, today announced that for the second year in a row, it is on the road to the Super Bowl and will air two 30-second commercials, one each in the first and fourth quarters of the game. The spots are part of the company's aggressive $60 million on- and off-line marketing campaign for 2000.

Monster.Com Job Seeker Membership Surpasses Four Million

Resume Database Passes Two Millon Resume Mark

Record Billings Reported By Tmp Worldwide’s Interactive Division, Led By Monster.Com $41.4 Million Up 178% From The Third Quarter Of The Previous Year And 42% From The Second Quarter Of 1999

TMP Worldwide's Diluted adjusted EPS up 54% to $0.40 for the third quarter of 1999; Company beats First Call analysts' expectations by 14% or $0.05 per share


Total Commissions & Fees

Up 17.0% to $196.5 million

Monster.Com Continues To Outrank Competitors By Wide Margin

Enjoys more unique visitors than next closet competitors combined

TMP Worldwide Announces Plans To Acquire The Highland Search Group L.L.C.

Premier Executive Search Firm Specializing in Financial Services to Join with TMP's Global Executive Search Business

Monster.Com Poll Finds Lack Of Loyalty Among Today’s Employees

Time is Right to Start an Independent Career
With Monster Talent Market

TMP Worldwide Completes Acquisition Of LAI Worldwide

Purchase Makes TMP One of the Largest U.S.-based Executive Search Firms Strengthens TMP's Global "Intern-to-CEO" Recruitment Strategy Company Also Announces Other Strategic Acquisitions, including Cameron-Newell, The Ninth Largest U.S.-Based Recruitment Advertising Agency

TMP Worldwide Announces Two Strategic New Appointments

Jane Aboyoun, Former CIO of ABC Radio, Hired as Chief Information Officer
to Head TMP's Corporate Information Services Organization
Brian Farrey Hired as Chief Technology Officer
for TMP's Interactive Division, Led by

Monster.Com And Manpower Sign Major Deal

Largest Contract Ever for Top Online Career Site
Includes Commitment to Monster Talent Market

Led By Monster.Com, TMP Worldwide’s Interactive Operations Continue To Generate Profits

Reports record commissions & fees of $26.0 million;
Up 137% from the second quarter of the previous year and
Up 27% from the first quarter of 1999
Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Profitability

Traffic To Monster.Com At All-Time High

Top Career Site Leads Trend:
Usage Nearly Double That of Closest Competitor
Site Now Ranks 71st Overall

Step Off The Career Treadmill And Declare Your Independence With Monster Talent Market

First Auction-Style Skills Marketplace
Helps Independent Professionals (IPs) Take Control of Their Careers

MAYNARD, MA – July 1, 1999 Tired of the same old work routine? Why not step away from the traditional job track with Monster Talent MarketSM.

TMP Worldwide Earnings Release For The Three Months Ended June 30, 1999

Total Commissions & Fees --Internet Commissions & Fees

Up 16.7% to $157.0 million Up 136.8% to $26.0 million

Adjusted Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA)1

Aggressive Ad Buy Spikes Traffic To Monster.Com

Internet Traffic to Site Equal to That of the Next Three Competitors Combined New Resume Postings to Increase By 36%
Number of Job Listings Reach All-time High

TMP Worldwide Changes Name Of Mid-Level Management Recruitment Business To Reflect Global Branding Initiative

Maynard, MA, June 21, 1999 - In a move signaling the beginning of a series of business name changes, TMP Worldwide announced that its Mid-level management recruiting business in North America, MSL – Multiple Search Solutions, is being renamed TMP Executive Selection effective July 1, 1999.

TMP Worldwide And Doubleclick Announce A Partnership To Bring Local Web Advertising To National Franchises

-- TMP to Sell Online Local Advertising On DoubleClick Network Sites --

TMP Worldwide Announces Expansion Of Its On-Line Advertising Services With Latest Acquisition

Company also makes acquisitions across all other business lines, strengthening its global "intern-to-CEO" strategyAcquisitions bring $42 million in annual revenue

Contractors, Consultants And Freelancers Say That Marketing And Self-Promotion Are The Biggest Drawbacks To Career Independence, According To A New Monster.Com Survey

MAYNARD, Mass. June 9, 1999--Nearly half of the free agents polled - a category including independent contractors, consultants, freelancers and owners of micro-businesses - believe marketing and promoting themselves is the biggest drawback to being independently employed, according to a new survey of 5,570 existing and "wannabe" free agents, and employers.

TMP Worldwide Announces The Appointment Of New Chief Financial Officer

Company also appoints senior vice president for
new mergers and integration department

Monster.Com Creates World’s First Auction-Style Marketplace For Free Agents

New Service Signals a Dramatic Transformation in the Way
People Bring Skills to Market

Led By Monster.Com, TMP Worldwide’s Interactive Division Reports Revenue Of $20.1 Million, Up 161% From The Previous Year; Fourth Consecutive Quarter of Profitability

NEW YORK, NY – May 4, 1999 – TMP Worldwide Inc., (NASDAQ: "TMPW"; ASX: "TMP") today announced that the company's Interactive Division, led by posted revenue of $20.1 million for the first quarter of 1999, an increase of 161% from $7.7 million for the prior year period.

TMP Worldwide Family Of Companies Sweeps 1998 Employment Management Association Creative Excellence Awards

New York, NY, April 29, 1999– TMP Worldwide (NASDAQ: TMPW; ASX: TMP), Austin Knight, Inc. and Stackig Advertising, all TMPW companies, were honored at this year's 1998 EMA Conference with a total of 53 creative excellence awards; 19 "Best of Category" winners and 34 "Merit" awards.

Monster.Com Reaches Out To Information Technology And Telecommunications Professionals

New Strategic Alliances With, the WebTrends Network and Windows NT Magazine Online Bring Together Specialized Job Opportunities With Trained Job Seekers

TMP Worldwide Earnings Release For The Three Months Ended March 31, 1999

Total Revenue --Interactive Division Revenue

Up 18.0% to $179.9 million Up 161.1% to $20.1 million

Adjusted Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA)1

Up 33.6% to $20.6 million

February Job Frenzy: Catapults to 80th Most-Visited Site On the Internet

Site Reaches 3.9 Percent of Internet Population During Month of February

TMP Worldwide To Acquire LAI Worldwide

Acquisition of Fifth Largest U.S.-based Executive Search Firm
Strengthens TMP's Global "Intern-to-CEO" Recruitment Strategy

Led By Monster.Com, TMP Worldwide's Interactive Division Posts Operating Profit Of $1.2 Million In Fiscal 1998

Reporting Full Year Revenue of $48.5 Million, Up 161% From Previous Year

Monster.Com And Adecco Launch Online Jobs Resource For Professional Temporary And Contract Workers

New Adecco Micro Site on Offers 9,000 Temporary and Contract Jobs and Content on Flexible Careers

Monster.Com Chalks Up Super Bowl Ad As A Victory Sustains Record-breaking Traffic Before, During and After the Game; More Than 2.2 Million Job Searches Conducted in 24 Hours

TMP Worldwide Acquires Morgan & Banks

Purchase of One of the World's Largest Selection and Search Firms Strengthens TMP's Global 'Intern-to-CEO' Recruitment Strategy

Leading Career Site Asks America What Do You Want To Be?; In Its First Super Bowl AD Ad Features Real-life Kids Sharing Tongue-in-cheek Career Aspirations

MAYNARD, Mass. – January 22, 1999 – Soon, 90 million Americans will revisit their career aspirations, and consider whether there is a better job out there, when debuts a new advertising campaign during the Super Bowl later this month.

TMP Worldwide Announces Three European Acquisitions, Further Strengthening Its Global Infrastructure

Expands Search & Selection, Recruitment Advertising Businesses in Germany & France Launch Marks Creation of World's Leading Global Online Network for Careers

TMP Worldwide Merges Top Employment Web Sites The Monster Board® and Online Career Center; Network Goes Live With More Than 1 Million Resumes