MAYNARD, Mass. – Sept. 20, 1999 – Monster.com ranks first in web traffic among all Internet job sites and remains the undisputed category leader. According to independent research released last Friday by Media Metrix, Monster.com enjoys more unique visitors than its next two competitors combined.
In August, Monster.com received a power ranking of 142, four times greater than its closest competitor. Additionally, Monster.com had 2.5 million unique visitors to its site, which is more than two times as many unique visitors as its closest competitors combined. This month, 3.9 percent of the entire 63 million U.S. Internet users visited Monster.com.
" Monster.com is consistently recognized as the leader in our category, said Jeff Taylor, CEO of Monster.com. "These rankings further strengthen Nielsen// NetRatings report released earlier this month, which named Monster.com the go-to source in the online recruitment category."
Monster.com, headquartered in Maynard, Mass, is the leading global careers Web site with 8.1 million unique visits per month. Monster.com 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.com network consists of local content and language sites in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium and France.
Monster.com is the flagship brand of the Interactive Division of TMP Worldwide (NASDAQ: "TMPW"; ASX: "TMP"). Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide, now with more than 5,400 employees in 24 countries, is the online recruitment leader, one of the world's largest recruitment advertising agency networks, and one of the world's largest search and selection agencies. TMP Worldwide, headquartered in New York, is also the world's largest yellow page advertising agency and a provider of direct marketing services. The company's clients include more than 80 of the Fortune 100 and more than 400 of the Fortune 500 companies. More information about Monster.com is available at www.monster.com  or by calling 1-800-MONSTER.