Archive (2008)

Dec 17, 2008: Monster Worldwide Names Michael C. Miller Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2008--Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), the parent company of Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource, today announced the appointment of Michael C. Miller as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary.

Dec 4, 2008: Monster Employment Index Declines in November

November 2008 Index Highlights:NEW YORK, Dec 04, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Index drops seven points in November and is now down 22 percent year-over-year, as economic uncertainty and widespread layoffs weigh further on recruitment activity

--Public administration remains the Index's most resilient industry category, although the trend appears to be weakening

Dec 3, 2008: Monster Worldwide Names T. L. McCreary President of Military.com

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2008--Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), the parent company of Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource today announced the appointment of T. L. McCreary as president of Military.com and vice president, Monster Worldwide.

Nov 26, 2008: Monster Worldwide and News Limited Announce Australian Joint Venture

NEW YORK & SYDNEY, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW - News), the parent company of Monster®, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and News Corporation’s Australian operation, News Limited, today announced they have entered into a joint venture to offer combined online and print recruitment services.

Nov 11, 2008: Monster Worldwide to Webcast Investment Community Meeting

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW - News) announced that its Investment Community Meeting will be webcast live through the Company's Investor Relations website at http://ir.monster.com. The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 13, 2008 commencing at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time and ending at approximately 3:00 p.m.

Nov 10, 2008: Monster Worldwide, Inc. Celebrates Transfer to the NYSE from Nasdaq

--Fifth company to transfer to the NYSE from Nasdaq in 2008--

Monster Worldwide, Inc. a leading provider of global online recruitment solutions, today listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "MWW"after transferring its listing from Nasdaq.

Oct 30, 2008: Monster Worldwide Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months 2008 Results

Diluted Earnings Per Share from Continuing Operations Increases to $0.36 on Flat Revenue; Non-GAAP Diluted Earnings Per Share from Continuing Operations Increases to $0.40

Careers International Revenue Grows 17% as Operating Margin Expands to 21.2% and Non-GAAP Operating Margin Reaches 22.8%

Oct 23, 2008: Monster and Bank of America's 'Making College Financial Planning Count' Program Enters Its Fifth Year

500 free seminars across the U.S. will help parents and students prepare for college financial planning

MAYNARD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Oct 22, 2008: Monster and Bullhorn Form Alliance to Launch Online Recruitment Platform for Staffing and Recruiting Firms

PowerSource provides seamless access to Monster and Bullhorn's Staffing and Recruiting Front Office via one interface

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Oct 21, 2008: Monster Pairs with Best-Selling Career Success Author Marcus Buckingham for The Truth About You National Book Tour

Buckingham's Fifth Book Reveals Important Message to Young Professionals about Career Choices and Life ImprovementMAYNARD, Mass. & LOS ANGELES, Oct 21, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc.

Oct 20, 2008: Monster and Comcast to Offer Recruitment Services on Demand

"Monster on Demand" VOD Job Listings Expand Offerings for Recruiters and Increase Monster's Reach to Job Seekers; Comcast's Digital Cable Customers Can Explore Jobs with Their Remote Control

MAYNARD, Mass. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Oct 9, 2008: Monster Worldwide Schedules Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Monster Worldwide, Inc., (NASDAQ: MNST) today announced that the Company will release third quarter financial results for the period ended September 30, 2008, on Thursday, October 30, 2008 following the close of the market.

Oct 7, 2008: Monster Worldwide Completes Acquisition of ChinaHR

Acquisition strengthens Monster's presence in China and across Asia

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Oct 2, 2008: Monster Employment Index Edges Up Slightly in September

September 2008 Index Highlights:

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Sep 23, 2008: Monster Worldwide Elects Datalogic SpA Vice Chairman and CEO Roberto Tunioli to Board of Directors

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 23, 2008--Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), the parent company of Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource, today announced that its board of directors has elected Roberto Tunioli, Vice Chairman and CEO of Europe's Datalogic SpA, as a member of the board effective immediately. The addition of Mr.

Sep 15, 2008: MonsterTRAK Announces Top Five Industries for Entry-Level Employment

Opportunities in Medical and Health; Training and Instruction Show

Sep 4, 2008: Monster Employment Index Edges Up in August

August 2008 Index Highlights: -- Index edges up two points in August, ending three-month period of decline, as employers prepare for the late-summer and fall hiring season -- Year-on-year growth pace remains largely unchanged, indicating no major change in underlying demand -- Recruiting in the mining industry accelerates, while manufacturing and construction continue downward trend -- Educatio

Jul 31, 2008: Monster Adds Next Generation Intelligent Search Technology with Acquisition of Trovix, Inc.

Acquisition will enable Monster to Provide Unrivaled Search and Match Capabilities

Company also announces acquisition of Armees.com; Alliances with Cornerstone OnDemand and HireRight

Jul 31, 2008: Monster Worldwide Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2008 Results

Revenue Increases 9% to $354 Million; Operating Efficiencies Drive Year Over Year Non-GAAP Operating Margin Expansion to 22.1% Diluted Earnings Per Share From Continuing Operations of $0.15, Impacted by $47 million of Pro Forma Expenses Significant Progress Made Towards Resolution of Class Action and Derivative Lawsuits Relating to Historical Stock Option Grant Practices Non-GAAP Diluted Ear

Jul 31, 2008: Monster Worldwide, Inc. Announces Terms of Settlement of the Securities Class Action and Preliminary Approval of Settlement of the Derivative Actions

NEW YORK, Jul 31, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST) today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding relating to a proposed settlement of the securities class action pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in connection with the Company's historical stock option granting practices.

Jul 31, 2008: Monster Employment Index Slips in July

July 2008 Index Highlights: -- Index sheds six points in July, reflecting further moderation in U.S.

Jul 30, 2008: Monster Names Ted Gilvar Chief Global Marketing Officer

MAYNARD, Mass., Jul 30, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), today announced the appointment of Ted Gilvar to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Global Marketing Officer.

Jul 21, 2008: Monster Begins Recruitment for Customer Service Center in Florence, South Carolina

Website - www.MonsterHires.com/Florence - Launches as Monster Begins First Round of Hiring

MAYNARD, Mass.

Jul 8, 2008: Monster Worldwide Schedules Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 8, 2008--Monster Worldwide, Inc., (NASDAQ: MNST) today announced that the Company will release second quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2008, on Thursday, July 31, 2008 following the close of the market.

Jul 2, 2008: Monster Employment Index Dips Slightly in June

June 2008 Index Highlights: -- Index edges down three points in June, reflecting mild seasonal lull in U.S.

Jun 26, 2008: Monster to Open Customer Service Facility in Florence, South Carolina

In-house Centralization of all North American Customer Service Functions Ensures Best-in-Industry ServiceMAYNARD, Mass.

Jun 23, 2008: Monster Engages Attendees of SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition in Delegating One Million Dollars in Philanthropic Giving

SHRM Attendees to Help Designate Contributions to Several Charitable Organizations via Monster's "Doing Well By Doing Good" Initiative

CHICAGO & MAYNARD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 23, 2008--Monster(R) today announced at the 60th Annual Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Conference & Exposition it is inviting attendees to visit the Mo

Jun 23, 2008: Monster Forges New Media Alliances across the Country

Monster aligns with additional newspapers to launch 19 co-branded

Jun 23, 2008: Monster Career Ad Network Enhanced to Offer Greater Ease of Use; Expands to Canadian Market

One year after launching, Career Ad Network shows compelling

Jun 13, 2008: Monster Survey Suggests Work/Life Struggle Among Fathers

73 Percent of Working Dads would be a Stay-At-Home Parent if Money Were Not an Issue - Yet Fathers are Increasingly Cutting into Family Time with Work DemandsMAYNARD, Mass., Jun 13, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Working dads may be bringing home a share of the bacon, but they are working harder to get it done, according to survey results released today by Monster(R).

Jun 5, 2008: Monster Video Profile Expands Globally, Enabling Employers Worldwide to Better Target and Attract Top Talent

Monster customers around the world will now be able to harness the

Jun 5, 2008: Monster Employment Index Declines in May

May 2008 Index Highlights: -- Index drops eight points, ending a three-month upward trend in U.S.

Jun 4, 2008: Monster and New York Urban League Announce Diversity Recruitment Alliance

MAYNARD, Mass. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 4, 2008--Monster(R) and the New York Urban League today announced an alliance that brings Monster's online recruitment experience and leadership to the New York Urban League, one of New York City's leading multi-ethnic advocacy, empowerment and direct service organizations.

May 15, 2008: Monster Poll Reports Majority of Workers Worldwide Willing to Take a Pay Cut for their ''Dream Job''

Seventy-Six Percent of Respondents in North America and Europe Would Accept Less Pay for the Job of their Dreams

MAYNARD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2008--Similar to their European counterparts, most workers in the U.S. would take a pay cut if it meant landing the job of their dreams. Eighty-two percent of U.S.

May 06, 2008: Monster's Annual Survey of High School Graduates Reveals a Strong Work Ethic, Desire to Stay Close to Family

Majority of High School Seniors Intend to Work this Summer, While in College Eighty-one Percent of Students Will Attend In-state Schools, One-in-Five Expect to Live at HomeMAYNARD, Mass., May 06, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc.

May 1, 2008: Monster Worldwide Reports First Quarter 2008 Results

Total Revenue Increases 13% to $370 Million with Careers Revenue Up 16%

Careers International Revenue Grows 44%

Diluted Earnings Per Share From Continuing Operations at $0.18

Non-GAAP Diluted Earnings Per Share From Continuing Operations of $0.24

May 1, 2008: Monster Employment Index Rises in April

April 2008 Index Highlights: -- Index climbs seven points, continuing a three-month upward trend, but remains down six percent year-over-year -- Online job demand surges in the accommodation and food services industry, reflecting intense seasonal hiring -- Financial services sector sees a degree of stabilization, despite highly publicized layo

Apr 14, 2008: Monster Poll Shows Sunday Night Insomnia Afflicts Workers Around the Globe

Fifty-one percent of U.S. workers and 53 percent of U.K. workers

report weekly sleeping problems, according to Monster Poll

Apr 10, 2008: Monster Worldwide Schedules Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2008--Monster Worldwide, Inc., (NASDAQ: MNST) today announced that the Company will release first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2008, on Thursday, May 1, 2008 following the close of the market.

Apr 10, 2008: Monster and msnbc.com Enter Recruitment Services Agreement

Monster to Offer Career Tools and Services on msnbc.com

Apr 10, 2008: Monster and Bank of America Continue Collaboration to Educate College Students about Smart Money Management

"Ultimate Money Skills: Scholars, Dollars, Budgets & Bills" program and interactive website help students develop financial literacy skillsMAYNARD, Mass., Apr 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Making It Count, an educational service provider for students and parents, and a business unit of Monster Worldwide, Inc.

Apr 3, 2008: Monster Employment Index Edges Slightly Higher in March

March 2008 Index Highlights: -- Index edges up two points, but remains down 10 percent from year-ago reading -- Sharp drop in online job availability in finance and insurance industry reflects continued turmoil in U.S.

Mar 24, 2008: MonsterTRAK's Annual Entry-Level Job Outlook Reveals 2008 Graduates Are Optimistic, While Employers Hedge Hiring Expectations

Entry-Level Job Seekers are Most Interested in Opportunities that Offer Job Growth and Personal Fulfillment; Salary Ranks as Less ImportantLOS ANGELES, Mar 24, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Employers' entry-level hiring plans remain uncertain amid a national economic slowdown, according to MonsterTRAK's annual nationwide survey of college students, recent graduates and entry-level employers.

Mar 18, 2008: Monster Worldwide Comments on Expectations for First Quarter 2008 Operating Expenses

NEW YORK, Mar 18, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNST) said today that it expects total non-GAAP operating expenses for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008, to be in the range of $327 million to $333 million.

Mar 6, 2008: Monster Employment Index Shows Moderate Rise in February

February 2008 Index Highlights: -- Index rises five points, ending three-month downward trend, but is now seven percent below its year-ago reading, indicating further deceleration in U.S.

Mar 5, 2008: Monster Forges Recruitment Alliance with iHispano, the Leading Career Site for Hispanic and Bilingual Professionals

Monster continues expanding its reach into the Hispanic Market

MAYNARD, Mass. and CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 5, 2008--Monster(R) and iHispano today announced an alliance in which Monster's online recruitment expertise and services will be available via iHispano, the leading online career resource for Hispanic and bilingual professionals.

Feb 4, 2008: Monster Worldwide Appoints Former Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr. to Board of Directors

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2008--Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), the parent company of Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource, today announced that its board of directors has appointed retired Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr. as a member of the board, effective immediately.

Jan 31, 2008: Monster Worldwide Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Results

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2008--Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST):

Jan 31, 2008: Monster Employment Index Declines in January

January 2008 Index Highlights: -- Index falls nine points, indicating further moderation in U.S. online recruitment activity -- Online demand in the financial sector eases further as layoffs in banking industry continue -- Fewer opportunities for retail and sales occupations indicates caution among employers -- Leisure and hospitality

Jan 23, 2008: Monster Worldwide Announces Terms of Settlement with Andrew J. McKelvey, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company

NEW YORK, Jan 23, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST) today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Andrew J. McKelvey providing for the settlement of claims asserted against Mr. McKelvey on behalf of the Company. The settlement provides that Mr.

Jan 22, 2008: Monster Worldwide Schedules Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results

--Company also announces modifications to sales organization--

NEW YORK, Jan 22, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST) today announced that the Company will release fourth quarter and full year 2007 financial results for the period ended December 31, 2007, on Thursday, January 31, 2008, following the close of the market.

Jan 10, 2008: Monster Employment Index Canada Data for the Fourth Quarter 2007 to be released on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2008--Monster Worldwide, Inc. will release the latest Monster Employment Index findings for the Fourth Quarter of 2007 on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 6 a.m. ET.

Jan 4, 2008: Monster Worldwide Expands Reach Through Strategic Acquisition of Online Community Sites

Acquires Affinity Labs Inc. to Increase Presence in Growing Vertical Markets

Jan 3, 2008: Monster Employment Index Declines in December

December 2007 Index Highlights: -- Index falls 14 points, reflecting end-of-year seasonal lull, as well as further moderation in U.S.

Jan 2, 2008: Monster Unveils Multifaceted Worldwide Branding Campaign

"Your Calling is Calling" Re-launches the Monster Brand; First Work From New Global Agency BBDO Worldwide