NEW YORK, May 04, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST) will release the first in a series of Monster Employment Index quarterly reports today, Wednesday, May 4th, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.WHAT: The new Monster Employment Index Quarterly Outlook report provides a more in-depth analysis of three-month online hiring trends, offering insight into key employment trends in the marketplace as well as additional context and perspective around past monthly Index findings. In addition to a thorough overview of Index findings from the previous three months, the report compares Index findings to statistics and data from other third-party sources. The First Quarter 2005 report covers the months of January, February and March 2005. WHO: The Monster Employment Index Quarterly Outlook was developed to provide recruiters, hiring managers, human resources professionals and other labor market watchers with a more detailed understanding of three-month online job demand trends and actual hiring activity within the broader labor market. WHEN: The First Quarter 2005 quarterly report will be made available online at 2:00 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 4th. To obtain a full copy of the report, please visit http://eIndex.monsterworldwide.com . To subscribe and have monthly Monster Employment Index reports emailed to you on an ongoing basis, please go to http://www.monsterworldwide.com/Public_Relations/eIndex.html .
About the Monster Employment Index
Launched in April 2004 with data collected since October 2003, the Monster Employment Index is a broad and comprehensive monthly analysis of U.S. online job demand conducted by Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), the parent company of the leading global online careers property, Monster(R). Based on a real-time review of millions of employer job opportunities culled from more than 1,500 Web sites, including a variety of corporate career sites, job boards and Monster, the Monster Employment Index presents a snapshot of employer online recruitment activity nationwide. All of the data and findings in the Monster Employment Index have been validated for their accuracy through independent, third party auditing conducted on a monthly basis by ARC Research, a Cranford, New Jersey-based provider of innovative click and brick market research solutions. The audit validates the accuracy of the online job recruitment activity measured for the last six months within a margin of error of +/- 1.05%.
About Monster Worldwide
Founded in 1967, Monster Worldwide, Inc. is the parent company of Monster(R), the leading global online careers property. The company also owns TMP Worldwide, the world's largest Yellow Pages advertising agency and one of the world's largest Recruitment Advertising agency networks. TMP Worldwide is also a provider of direct marketing services. Headquartered in New York with approximately 5,000 employees in 26 countries, Monster Worldwide (NASDAQ: MNST) is a member of the S&P 500 Index. More information about Monster Worldwide is available at www.monsterworldwide.com .
Monster is the leading global online careers property. 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 25 local language and content sites in 23 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://recruiter.monster.com .
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