Archive (2010)

All I Want for Christmas is a College Education

Fastweb survey finds that college tuition tops students' holiday wish list; expired calendars and eggstractors round out the bottom

MAYNARD, Mass., Dec 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As the holidays approach, many Americans are flocking to malls and scouring online stores for gifts for teenagers, who are notorious for being difficult to shop for-- or are they?

Monster Employment Index Annual Growth Rate Up 13% in November

NEW YORK, Dec 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- November 2010 Index Highlights:

  • Tenth consecutive month of positive annual growth rate - stable at 13 percent in November
  • Index edges down two points (1 percent) on monthly basis

Fastweb Honors National Scholarship Month by Listing Unusual Scholarships

Laser Tattoo Removal, Beekeeping and Cheese scholarships available to prospective students looking for monetary help

MAYNARD, Mass., Nov 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In honor of National Scholarship Month in November,

Year-Over-Year Growth Rate Continues to Remain Positive in October, According to Monster Employment Index

Month-Over-Month Growth Eases 1% in October
October 2010 Index Highlights:
  • Ninth consecutive month of positive annual growth rate - at 13 percent in October
  • All major metropolitan markets tracked by the Index exhibit positive annual growth

Monster Poll Finds 41% of Workers Would Be Insulted by a Low Bonus

MAYNARD, Mass., Nov 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A recent survey of 14,066 people looking for jobs worldwide found that 41% would be insulted to be offered a low bonus.

Monster Worldwide Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months 2010 Results

Bookings of $235 Million Increased 26% Year over Year; Deferred Revenue Improved to $313 Million, an 18% Year over Year Increase
Revenue of $229 Million Increased 7% Year over Year
GAAP Loss of $0.05 per Share Primarily Due to HotJobs Acquisition Costs; Non-GAAP EPS of $0.02

Workers Value Experience over Education, According to New Monster.com U.S. Poll

MAYNARD, Mass., Oct 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

With the cost of education increasing each year, many Americansmay beasking themselves if furthering their education is worth the expense. To dig deeper into this topic

Employers Show Caution as Economy Shows Signs of Recovery

Monster Poll Shows Only 29% of Workers Who Responded Expect a Pay Raise This Year

Monster Worldwide Schedules Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results

NEW YORK, Oct 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster Worldwide, Inc., (NYSE: MWW) today announced that the Company will release third quarter financial results for the period ended September 30, 2010, on Thursday, October 28, 2010 following the close of the market.

Sixty Percent of Workers Miss Out on Their Full Lunch Break

Monster poll finds that 7% of workers don't have a lunchtime meal at all

NEW YORK, Oct 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A recent poll by

Fastweb Scholarships and Financial Aid Tips Help Millions Begin Financial Prep as National SAT Test Day Arrives October 9

Free online resource offers advice on how students and parents can help defray college costs with available scholarships that total over $3.4 billion

MAYNARD, Mass., Oct 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- On October 9, millions of students nationwide will be taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and gunning for a perfect score.

Monster Employment Index Sees 16% Year-Over-Year Growth, Continuing 8-Month Trend

Month-Over-Month Increase of 1% in September
September 2010 Index Highlights:
  • All major metropolitan markets tracked by the Index exhibit positive annual growth
  • Service related industries - health care and social assistance; and professional, scientific, and technical services rise in September

Monster Honored by HR Executive and Information Week as Innovation Leader

Breakthrough 6Sense(TM) Semantic Search Technology Cited As Proof of Monster's Aggressive Drive to Evolve Beyond the Traditional Job Board Model

MAYNARD, Mass., Sep 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Monster Global Poll Reveals Employee Loyalty is not Driven by Pay and Benefits Alone

Challenging work, career progression, recognition and supportive co-workers all contribute to creating a loyal workforce

MAYNARD, Mass., Sep 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A recent global poll conducted by

Army Wife Carren Ziegenfuss Announced as the Winner of Military.com and CinCHouse.com's Spouse of the Year Award 2010

MCLEAN, Va., Sep 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Military Advantage, Inc. announced the winner of Military.com and CinCHouse.com's Spouse of the Year Award 2010 today.

Army veteran and military wife Carren Ziegenfuss was chosen after hundreds of nominations were submitted to the CinCHouse.com website.

Monster Awarded Third Patent for its Breakthrough 6Sense Semantic Search Technology

MAYNARD, Mass., Sep 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster.com(R), the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of

More than 70% of Spaniards would like to work as a civil servant

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70% of Spaniards enjoy all their holidays

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  • 53% of those polled enjoy all their holidays to rest  
  • In contrast, 1 out of every 4 Spaniards can’t, because of too much work

 

1 out of every 10 Spaniards say they could get a job without mastering a second language

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50% of Spaniards doesn’t receive extra salary in summer

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The 23% of Spaniards that receive it enjoy their extra salary to go on holiday

In contrast, 27% of those polled are more prudent and try to save that extra money

1 out of every 2 Spaniards believe that unemployment could rise in 2010

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Moving away for the dream job?

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Monster-Poll shows: 40 percent of the surveyed Germans would leave their familiar environment for their dream job

Around one third of the German respondents negates in favor of their familiar environment

August 1: Very few people attend official National Day celebrations

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  • Most Swiss employees stay at home on August 1 and celebrate with friends and family
  • Many are just not particularly interested in August 1

 

Whoever is late will be punished by the boss?

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Monster poll shows: One in every five respondent states that latecomers are not tolerated in their companies

2010 Company Outing- canceled!

 

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Monster-Poll shows: Only 26 percent of the German respondents have a work outing in their company

Austrian and Swiss respondents are more fond of outings.

Over half of Brits say work stress ruins their relationship

London, 11 February 2010 - Pressure in the workplace is having a strong impact on the nation‟s love lives, a survey by Monster.co.uk has revealed.

37% of those questioned in the survey revealed that the stress brought on by their job spoils the time they spend with their partner.

Economic Downturn Equals Career Upturn as One in Five GB Workers Consider Career Change

Rise in New Businesses Predicted As We Emerge from Recession - According to

Monster.co.uk’s Keep The UK Working Research

 - 20% of GB workers have changed or are considering career change -

- 68% of polled GB workers recently made redundant are considering career change -

Recession prompting a quarter of Brits to follow their dreams

London, 8th February 2010 – fears over job security are encouraging a quarter of UK workers to quit their jobs and start a new career in 2010, research from Monster.co.uk can reveal.

Monster Poll Reveals 90% of UK Workers Do Not Take Credit For Their Colleagues' Work

London, July 27, 2009 – A recent poll by Monster has shown that 90% of UK workers surveyed would not take credit for their colleagues’ work, with 75% stating they like to succeed based on their own merit. The results also found, however, that whilst 15% of workers polled did not take credit for others’ work they have been tempted to do so.

Is it possible to take your child/children to work?

Monster poll shows: 56 percent of the German respondents are not able to take their child to work no matter what.

Hell is other people – office colleagues’ main source of irritation in the workplace

 *** MEDIA ALERT ***

Hell is other people – office colleagues’ main source of irritation in the workplace

"Nightmare" Bosses Not a Concern for Most Workers, According to New Monster.com Poll

MAYNARD, Mass., Sep 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With all eyes on notorious bosses like Michael Scott on the hit TV show "The Office,"

Monster Invites People to Inspire Others by Sharing Career Success Stories

MAYNARD, Mass., Sep 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Monster.com(R), the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of

Monster Employment Index Up 12% Year-Over-Year, Continuing 7-Month Trend of Positive Annual Growth

Month-Over-Month Decline of 1% in August
August 2010 Index Highlights

  • All 28 major metropolitan markets tracked by the Index exhibit positive annual growth
  • Manufacturing; and transportation and warehousing slow down hiring in August while annual growth rate also eases in these sectors
  • Consumer-driven sectors exhibit mixed

Monster Completes Acquisition of HotJobs and Enters into Multi-year Traffic Agreement with Yahoo!

Acquisition further solidifies Monster as the clear leader in online job opportunities and global recruitment resources

NEW YORK & MAYNARD, Mass., Aug 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Yahoo! HotJobs, a leading online recruitment website, from Yahoo!

Monster Brings Innovation To The Brazilian

World leader in online recruitment, the new Monster.com.br website offers a unique and results-driven model for career and talent management

São Paulo, August 18th – Monster, the global leader in online recruitment, is launching a new version of its website for Brazil.

Americans Are Skipping Summer Vacations to a Focus on Job Search and Work, Says New Monster.com Poll

MAYNARD, Mass., Aug 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

With summer in full swing,

July Monster Employment Index Grows 21% Year-Over-Year, Sixth Consecutive Month of Positive Annual Growth

July 2010 Index Highlights:
  • Year-over-year growth rate holds steady from June, suggesting no significant change in underlying demand for labor nationwide
  • Index drops 3 points (2 percent) in July from June as online job availability eases with a decrease in summer hiring activit

Kathy Paladino Joins Monster as Senior Vice President of North America Sales

Steve Cooker Will Lead Monster's Global Government Solutions Business

MAYNARD, Mass., Jul 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Monster Worldwide Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2010 Results

Revenue at $215 Million; Bookings Increase 19% Reaching High End of Expectation
Non-GAAP Operating Expenses of $213 Million Decline 11% Sequentially and 1% from Last Year
Diluted Loss per Share of $0.02; $0.00, or Breakeven, on Non-GAAP Basis
Bookings Growth for 2010 Expected to Be at Upper End of 15-20% Range
Non

Monster Worldwide Schedules Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results

NEW YORK, Jul 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster Worldwide, Inc., (NYSE: MWW) today announced that the Company will release second quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2010, on Thursday, July 29, 2010 following the close of the market.

Monster U.S. Poll Results

Monster.com Consumer Poll Responses Released for June 2010

Jul 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Monster.com:

 

Monster's Semantic 6SenseTM Search Gains Market Momentum

New Monster Applicant Matching, semantic job search, and geographic expansion take innovation to the next level for recruiters

NEW YORK, Jun 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

 

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Alicia Keys Selects "Head Blogger" from Monster.com in One of Its Biggest Searches Ever

I Am a Super Woman.com Set to Launch in Fall 2010 as New Provocative and Vibrant Destination for Women

Monster Career Ad Network(R), the Largest Recruitment-Focused Ad Network, Continues to Drive Innovation

Direct Career Site Linking and Candidate Source Tracking Make it Easy for Recruiters to Reach Millions of Highly Relevant Candidates and Measure Recruitment Media Performance

MAYNARD, Mass., Jun 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Recruiters are finding that the most effective way to reach relevant, passive candidates with a targeted message is by leveraging Monster

TechAmerica Taps the Power of Monster's Semantic 6Sense Search Technology to Accelerate Hiring in the Technology Sector

MAYNARD, Mass. & WASHINGTON, Jun 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Monster.com(R), the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), and TechAmerica, the leading voice and resource for the U.S.

REPEAT/Employers Red Flag World Cup Watching During Business Hours

MAYNARD, Mass., Jun 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --This year, when key World Cup matches kick off, many workers will be at the office, owing to a schedule of weekday games and the time difference with host nation South Africa.

Monster U.S. Poll Results

Monster.com Consumer Poll Responses Released for May 2010

Jun 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Monster.com:

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Nation’s Economy Continues to Affect Student College Application Choices in 2010

Maguire Associates/Fastweb Survey Shows Students Looked Closely at Net Costs; Growing Percentage Saw Private Education as Attractive Option

CONCORD, MA - (June 8, 2010) The recession may be officially over, but ongoing worries about the turbulent economy still influenced the college application choices of this year's high school seniors, accor

Monster's Economic Stimulus Plan: Revving Job Matching Engine Through Government Partnerships

Solutions for State and Local Governments Highlight Innovation Aimed at Getting People Back to Work

MCLEAN, Va., Jun 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --As the nation works to overcome today's economic challenges, Monster.com(R), the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc.

Monster Employment Index Rises, Year-Over-Year Growth Rate Now 14 %

May 2010 Index Highlights:
  • Index rises one point in May as employers continue to step-up hiring activity.

Employers Red Flag World Cup Watching During Business Hours

MAYNARD, Mass., Jun 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --This year, when key World Cup matches kick off, many workers will be at the office, owing to a schedule of weekday games and the time difference with host nation South Africa.

Fastweb Celebrates its 15th Anniversary with a $15,000 Scholarship Giveaway

Leading online scholarship web site has benefitted more than 50 million students

Alicia Keys'Job "SuperSearch" Down to Final Three Bloggers

Over 8500 People Applied For The "Head Blogger" Position Through Monster.com

Monster Employment Index Increases Eight Points in April, Demonstrating Continued Strengthening in U.S. Online Job Demand

April 2010 Index Highlights:
  • Index rises eight points in April continuing its three-month growth trend, while year-over-year growth rate is now up 11 percent
  • Mining, quarrying, oil, and gas extraction workers see strongest rise in online job demand in April; Information and agriculture contract
  • Consumer-driven sectors: retail trade; and accommodation and food s

Monster.com's Keep America Working® Tour Arrives in Northern Virginia

Event Designed to Help Local Job Seekers and Employers Make Meaningful Career Networking Connections at a Time When Positive Movement in the Jobs Sector is Evident

Annandale, VA. – May 11, 2010 -- Encouraged by signs of hope for a recovery in the job market,

Monster.com's Keep America Working Tour Returns to Towson, Maryland

Event Designed to Help Local Job Seekers and Employers Make Meaningful Career Networking Connections at a Time When Positive Movement in the Jobs Sector is Evident

Monster Diversity Leadership Programs Help MatchDiverse College Students with Leading Employers

Free Program Provides Practical Career Skills and Networking Opportunities

Monster Worldwide Reports First Quarter 2010 Results

  • Revenue at $215 Million; North America Careers Revenue Records 7% Sequential Increase
  • Bookings, a Key Indicator of Future Revenue, Increase 17% Year-Over-Year on Strengthening Macroeconomic Improvement and New Product Introduction in US
  • Deferred Revenue of $305 Million, Flat with the Prior Quarter
  • GAAP Diluted Loss per Share from Continuing Operations of $0.20

Monster Worldwide Announces Appointments to Board of Directors

Cynthia McCague and Jeffrey Rayport Named Independent Directors

Monster Teams with RecruitingBlogs.com to Present RecruitFest! 2010

MAYNARD, Mass. and TORONTO, Ontario - April 19, 2010 - RecruitingBlogs.com, the social network for Recruiting and HR Professionals, announced its 3rd Annual RecruitFest! today.

MonsterCollege Survey Shows Grads Are Optimistic, but Expect a Long Haul

College graduates rely on their parents to continue supporting them while they expect to spend several months searching for a full time position in the present economy; less willing to settle for a job outside of their chosen field.

Monster Worldwide Schedules Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2010 Financial Results

NEW YORK, Apr 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Monster Worldwide, Inc., (NYSE: MWW) today announced that the Company will release first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2010, on Thursday, April 29, 2010 following the close of the market.

Monster Global Poll Reveals over 76% of Employees Surveyed Work When They are Sick

Fear of job loss and heavy workloads top reasons for working through illness; only 13 % worldwide work from home when ill

Alicia Keys is Hiring!

Superstar Partners with Monster.com in Job Search for Head Blogger of Her Upcoming Website IAAS.com (I Am A Super Woman)

NEW YORK, Apr 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Grammy Award-winning musician and globally conscious entrepreneur Alicia Keys has partnered with Monster.com, the leading job matching engine, for the launch of the IAAS.com Super Search powered b

Internet Advertising Pioneer Rick Boyce Joins Monster as

MAYNARD, Mass. – April 5, 2010 – Monster.com®, the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) today announced that Rick Boyce has joined the company as vice president of advertising sales.

March Monster Employment Index Reflects Continued Optimism In Job Market

March 2010 Index Highlights:
  • The Monster Employment Index reports annual rise of six percent in March
  • New growth in real estate, rental and leasing; and construction industries; public administration and information decline
  • Co

Monster.com Kicks Off Year Two of its Keep America Working Tour

Events designed to help job seekers and employers make meaningful career networking connections at a time when there is movement in the jobs recovery
NEW YORK & MAYNARD, Mass., Mar 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amid new signs of hope for a recovery in the job market, Monster.com(R), the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc.

Monster Employment Index Rises Sharply in February

  • February 2010 Index Highlights: Index rises by ten points in February, as employers resume recruitment activity following January's seasonal lull
  • Year-on-year growth rate now up a positive 2 percent, with online demand rising above year-earlier levels
  • Offerings in information; professional, scientific, and technical services rise, while utilities and retail decline

Monster.com Joins FTC to Advocate for Better Consumer Protections against Online Fraud

Maynard, MASS., February 17 –  Patrick Manzo, Senior Vice President for Fraud Prevention and Chief Privacy Officer at  Monster.com®, the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), joined the Federal Trade Commission at a press conference in Washing

Monster Worldwide Positioned to Power Improving U.S. Employment Market

Innovations, scale and relevance for both employers and job seekers provide more efficient job resources and precise job-matching capabilities; initiatives designed to deliver increased shareholder value

NEW YORK & MAYNARD, Mass., Feb 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With recent indicators last week showing an improving U.S. employment market, Monster Worldwide, Inc.

Monster Employment Index Edges Down in January

January 2010 Index Highlights: Index slips one point lower in January, reflecting continued moderation in U.S.

Monster to Acquire HotJobs Business and Enter into Multi-year TrafficAgreement with Yahoo!

Employers and advertisers expected to benefit from enhanced candidate reach, relevance and results

Job seekers gain access to more opportunities, career tools and resources

Significant increases to Monster traffic

Expands reach of Monster's 6Sense(TM) precision search technology


NEW YORK & MAYNARD, Mass., Feb 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster Worldwide, Inc

Monster Worldwide Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Results

Revenue of $213 Million; Deferred Revenue of $306 Million Increases 15% Over Third Quarter 2009 Balance

Diluted Loss per Share from Continuing Operations of $0.02; Non-GAAP Diluted Loss Per Share
of $0.01

Non-GAAP Operating Expenses of $213 Million Decline 15% Over Prior Year

Net Cash and Securities Increases $16 Million Sequentially to $250 Million at Year End

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Monster.com and NFL to Announce the Next "Director of Fandemonium" Live on Super Bowl XLIV Pregame Show

National contest finalists descend on South Florida to earn "dream job"
FLORIDA, Feb 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- After a season-long search to fill the "dream job" for an NFL fan, Monster.com(R), the leading global online career and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc.

Monster's(R) Semantic 6Sense(TM) Search Technology Delivers Unrivaled Precision Matches for Both Employers and Job Seekers

Next generation patented technology powers a full suite of Monster Search Products

MAYNARD, Mass., Feb 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- To meet the growing challenges faced by recruiters, hiring managers and job seekers alike, Monster.com(R), the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc.

Monster.com Launches New Integrated Marketing Campaign to Help Job Seekers and Employers "Get a Monster(R) Advantage"

Campaign shines spotlight on new precision search technology, networking communities and career planning tools

NEW YORK, Jan 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A new ad featuring a "miscast Boogeyman that lands the dream job he's been searching for" marked the official launch of the "Get a Monster Advantage" marketing campaign for Monster.com(R), the leading

New Skills Translator Makes Finding the Right Civilian Job Easier for Transitioning Military Personnel

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In an effort to better help military personal transition into the civilian job market, Military.com, the nation's largest military and veteran online membership organization and a business unit of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW), today announced the availability of the Military Skills Translator.

Monster Worldwide Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Financial Results

NEW YORK, Jan 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster Worldwide, Inc., (NYSE: MWW) today announced that the Company will release fourth quarter and full year 2009 financial results for the period ended December 31, 2009, on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 following the close of the market.

On the same day, management will conduct a live conference call to be broadcast simult

Monster.com and NFL Narrow Down the Field for the Next "Director of Fandemonium"

Fans to select next Director to win "dream job" with year-long access to the NFL
MAYNARD, Mass., Jan 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster.com(R), the leading global online career and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc.

Monster Employment Index Dips in December

December 2009 Index Highlights: Index edges down four points in December, reflecting mild seasonal lull in U.S.