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, Monster.com(R), the leading job matching engine and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), recently polled its U.S. visitors to gauge whether the current economy is affecting vacation plans. With changes in the current job market, Americans are weighing the options of taking vacation and sick time, as well as working extra hours with no additional compensation. During the month of July, Monster's series of U.S. polls looked at the following questions, producing some surprising results.
The Monster U.S. Poll is an ongoing series of online polls that gauge users' opinions on a variety of topics relating to careers, the economy and the workplace. This poll is not scientific and reflects the opinions of only those internet users who have chosen to participate. Polls remain on the web site for one week at a time.
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Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), parent company of Monster, the premier global online employment solution for more than a decade, strives to inspire people to improve their lives. With a local presence in key markets in North America, Europe, and Asia, Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. Through online media sites and services, Monster delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers. Monster Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 index. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading products and services, visit http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.monster.com%2F&esheet=6389438&lan=en-US&anchor=www.monster.com&index=7&md5=e660c6fece9882165bc5f8ee643edb36. More information about Monster Worldwide is available at http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.about-monster.com&esheet=6389438&lan=en-US&anchor=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.about-monster.com&index=8&md5=cb0f80501170cb45937563482a76304e.
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