National Association of Manufacturers Selects Monster To Power its Online Job Bank
MAYNARD, Mass. and WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2006--Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the nation's largest industrial trade association, today announced that Monster has been chosen to power the NAM Job Bank. As part of this agreement, members of the NAM - job seekers and employers alike - will benefit from direct, customized access to Monster's comprehensive tools and resources. The alliance also provides Monster the opportunity to proactively reach more than 12,000 members of the nation's largest industrial trade association.
Accessible via the NAM home page (www.nam.org), the NAM Job Bank allows job seekers to conduct quick and easy searches for a wide array of manufacturing jobs in their local markets. Employers can take advantage of customized offerings designed specifically for NAM members, as well as access hiring tips and other recruitment-specific content available at Monster.com.
Building upon the NAM Manufacturing Institute's "Dream It. Do It" careers campaign, which builds regional alliances and reaches out to young adults to encourage interest in manufacturing careers, Monster will now provide NAM members with direct access to the monthly Monster Employment Index. The Index provides a snapshot of employer online recruitment activity nationwide, and will help NAM members stay apprised of online hiring trends and monthly demand for workers in the manufacturing job market. To obtain a copy of the Monster Employment Index report, please visit: http://www.monsterworldwide.com/Press_Room/MEI.html.
"A broadening skills gap is threatening U.S. manufacturing competitiveness," said John Engler, President and CEO, National Association of Manufacturers. "Our alliance with Monster will help NAM member companies attract and retain the best talent for a high performance workplace. It also will help our members guide their own careers by giving them access to the best online job tools and career content available."
"Manufacturing is a large contributor to U.S. economic growth, and the NAM is one of the most influential advocacy groups in the county," said Chip Smith, Senior Vice President, Online Marketing at Monster. "Monster is proud to be the job content sponsor of the NAM, and to provide proven online hiring tools and resources to enhance its members' human capital strategies. We welcome the opportunity to help ensure that manufacturing companies have the highly skilled talent they need to compete in the global marketplace."
About The National Association of Manufacturers
The National Association of Manufacturers is the nation's largest industrial trade association, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the NAM has 10 additional offices across the country. Visit the NAM's award-winning web site at www.nam.org for more information about manufacturing and the economy. The Manufacturing Institute is the research and education arm of the NAM.
About Monster Worldwide
Founded in 1967, Monster Worldwide, Inc. is the parent company of Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource. Headquartered in New York with approximately 4,600 employees in 35 countries, Monster Worldwide (NASDAQ: MNST) is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the NASDAQ 100. More information about Monster Worldwide is available at www.monsterworldwide.com.
Monster(R) is the leading global online careers and recruitment resource. A division of Monster Worldwide, 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 34 local language and content sites in 32 countries worldwide. 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://info.monster.com.
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