TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications Captures 5 WebAwards from Web Marketing Association; Only Recruitment Advertising Agency to Win 5 or More Awards
NEW YORK, Oct 30, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- TMP Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: TMPW), the world's leading supplier of human capital solutions, including the pre-eminent Internet career portal Monster(R), was recently presented with five "Standard of Excellence" awards by the Web Marketing Association (WMA), an organization devoted to setting a high standard for Internet marketing and corporate website development.
The five websites recognized for its standard of excellence by the WMA, and developed by the Advertising & Communications division of TMP Worldwide are Air Force Reserve, The Boeing Company, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Eugene Lang College and ExxonMobil.
A record 1,300 sites from around the world were entered into the 2002 WebAward Competition. Entries were judged based on outstanding achievement in design, innovations, content, interactivity, navigation, ease of use and use of technology.
"Our success in this year's competition symbolizes our dedication to better providing our clients with the highest caliber of creative and strategic solutions attainable," said Michelle Abbey, President, TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, Americas. "We are thrilled to be recognized by the WMA for our outstanding achievement in website design."
The Web Marketing Association was founded in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and corporate web development on the World Wide Web. Staffed by volunteers, this Boston-based organization is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR and design professionals from around the country who share an interest for improving the quality of advertising, marketing and promotion used to attract visitors to corporate websites.
About TMP Worldwide
Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide Inc., with more than 8,500 employees in 33 countries, is the online recruitment leader, the world's largest Recruitment Advertising agency network, and one of the world's largest Executive Search & Executive Selection agencies. TMP Worldwide, headquartered in New York, is also the parent company of Monster, the leading global online careers property, the world's largest Yellow Pages advertising agency and a provider of direct marketing services. The Company's clients include more than 90 of the Fortune 100 and more than 490 of the Fortune 500 companies. In June 2001, TMP Worldwide was added to the S&P 500 Index. More information about TMP Worldwide is available at www.tmp.com.
Monster, headquartered in Maynard, Mass., is the leading global careers website, recording over 43.4 million unique visits during the month of September 2002 according to independent research conducted by I/PRO. Monster connects the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals, offering innovative technology and superior services that give them more control over the recruiting process. The Monster global network consists of local content and language sites in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Luxembourg, India, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Finland and Scotland. Monster is the official online career management services sponsor of the 2002 Olympic Games and the 2002 and 2004 U.S. Olympic Teams. More information about Monster is available at www.monster.com or by calling 1-800-MONSTER.
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