Monster Announces Title Sponsorship of eBay Live! 2004 Community Conference; Monster to Offer Attendees 'Hire the Best!' Seminars
MAYNARD, Mass., Jun 16, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster(R), the leading global online careers site and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNST), today announced its title sponsorship of eBay Live!, an annual conference of eBay users, employees and guest speakers. eBay Live! will be held June 24th - 26th, 2004 in New Orleans.
Through dozens of workshops, seminars and other events, eBay Live! attendees share their experiences using the site, connect with other passionate eBay community members, and learn ways to use the site more effectively.
As part of the sponsorship deal, Monster will offer two seminars during eBay Live! to educate eBay small business owners on hiring the best employees. In addition, Monster will host a booth at the show and sponsor the Gala Night event (a closing-night dinner and awards ceremony) and the PowerSeller Lounge (a special area of the convention floor exclusively for eBay's top sellers) at eBay Live!.
"Monster is proud to be part of this exciting event. Over 10,000 eBay buyers and sellers, many of whom are small business owners who need the right resources and services to build and grow their businesses, are expected to attend eBay Live! this year," said Steve Pogorzelski, president Monster NA. "For small companies, recruiting the right people is integral for creating an environment of growth and success. We look forward to engaging with eBay small business owners and educating them about how Monster can help them recruit most effectively to grow their business."
"eBay is excited to have Monster as the title sponsor of the eBay Live! community conference," said Jeff Jordan, senior vice president of eBay U.S. "eBay Live! is a tremendous venue for Monster to interact with the eBay community and small business owners who will surely benefit from the many recruiting tools and services that Monster offers."
The seminars that Monster will offer at eBay Live include:
- Hire The Best! A Toolkit for Easy and Successful Hiring
In this seminar, Monster teaches small business owners how to understand the marketplace; position their companies to attract and retain the best talent, assess candidates, write effective employment ads; and utilize the partnership between eBay and Monster to post job ads at a discounted rate.
- Hire the Best! Interview Smart!
In this seminar, Monster teaches small business owners how to be more efficient and cost-effective at recruiting the right candidates; become more comfortable and skilled when interviewing; and leverage the entire interview process to help them find the best candidate to grow their business.
Earlier this year, Monster announced a strategic marketing agreement with eBay. As part of that agreement, Monster's industry-leading career services are promoted on eBay to help small businesses recruit and hire qualified employees, giving Monster prominent exposure to eBay's large base of users. Small businesses, a valued group within the larger eBay community, actively sell and buy for their businesses on eBay. In addition, eBay receives prominent exposure throughout the Monster site helping attract visitors to the eBay site.
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Monster is the leading global online careers property. A division of Monster Worldwide (NASDAQ: MNST), Monster works for everyone by connecting quality job seekers at all levels with leading employers across all industries. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Maynard, Mass., Monster has 22 local language and content sites in 20 countries worldwide. Monster is the official online career management services sponsor of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team. More information is available at www.monster.com or by calling 1-800-MONSTER. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading employer products and services, please visit http://recruiter.monster.com.
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