Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., an international fraternal organization promoting community leadership primarily among African American men, today announced that Kappa Alpha Psi affiliates now have direct access to Monster job search tools via a collaborative career content site. With 370 chapters on college campuses and 360 alumni chapters in cities worldwide, the alliance with Kappa Alpha Psi provides Monster with increased visibility among diverse job seekers and employers.
Launching today, the co-branded site (www.kappaalphapsi1911.com ) will allow Kappa Alpha Psi members, both undergraduates and alumni, to search for jobs, post resumes, and post job opportunities. In addition, members will have access to relevant career-related articles and tips provided by Monster experts.
"Monster has extensive experience working with national organizations that serve minority groups, including the NAACP, and has demonstrated its commitment to serving the community at the local level," said Samuel C. Hamilton, Grand Polemarch, Kappa Alpha Psi. "Aligning with Monster is a natural fit as we look to continue providing our members with resources to help them maximize their potential and enhance their community leadership roles."
"Kappa Alpha Psi's vast, nationwide network boasts an impressive membership comprised of men of achievement in every field of human endeavor," said Steve Pemberton, Chief Diversity Officer, Monster. "Unlike many traditional fraternities, members of Kappa Alpha Psi have a lifelong relationship with the organization. This alliance affords Monster the chance to offer these talented individuals access to job opportunities and relevant content that can benefit their careers, businesses and professional lives."
Monster Sponsors the Undergraduate Leadership Institute
Monster will also serve as an annual sponsor of Kappa Alpha Psi's Undergraduate Leadership Institute, a leadership conference held in Atlanta. Offering a highly structured and intense leadership experience, the Institute is designed to increase undergraduates' capacity to lead in multiple contexts - in the fraternity, on campus and in the community. Additional details may be found at: http://www.kappaalphapsi1911.com/KLI.pdf .
About Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is an international organization founded on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana on January 5, 1911. Since its inception, it has trained over 125,000 men, particularly undergraduates, for leadership roles in their communities and the attainment of a high degree of excellence in their academic pursuits. The International Headquarters is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
About Monster Worldwide
Founded in 1967, Monster Worldwide, Inc. is the parent company of Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource. The company also owns TMP Worldwide, one of the largest Recruitment Advertising agencies in North America. Headquartered in New York with approximately 4,300 employees in 25 countries, Monster Worldwide (NASDAQ: MNST) is a member of the S&P 500 Index and NASDAQ 100. More information about Monster Worldwide is available at www.monsterworldwide.com .
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