Job seekers have easy access to better-tailored opportunities; Employers get more exposure to better qualified candidates MONTREAL, June 30 /CNW/ - Monster Canada today announced the launch of its next-generation Monster.ca Web site, redesigned with new state-of-the art features that meet the rapidly evolving needs of employers and job seekers in today's hot job market. "We're thrilled to be throwing the switch today on the new Monster.ca - confirming, yet again, our position as the Canadian leader in online recruiting," said Gabriel Bouchard, vice president and general manager of Monster Canada. "Monster Canada is committed to helping job seekers and employers find each other as quickly as possible." Here are just a few of the key features on the new Monster.ca site: Streamlined Resume Builder - Monster has simplified the process of creating, posting and updating resumes into one easy step, enabling job seekers to get their qualifications in front of employers faster than ever. Employers will see the difference in how efficiently they can now find and target the most suitable candidates. 'My Monster' offers tools tailored to the job seeker - The popular 'My Monster' now has a new interface containing key tools that job seekers require. It is personalized to fit each individual's job search. Using the Quick Apply feature, job seekers can apply to a job by clicking one button and Monster does the rest, sending out a prepared cover letter and resume to the employer. And My Monster can also use a job seeker's individual account information to search through thousands of jobs for the ones that fit that candidate. A new 'Finance Zone' - Monster has developed a wealth of resources and tools for the growing number of professionals and aspiring pros seeking or managing careers in banking, money management, insurance or real estate. Monster's new Finance Zone has timely advice and information on a wide array of topics, including creating a financial resume, industry-specific interview tips and feature stories. Expert-driven career content - With its sleek new homepage, Monster.ca has made the Career Advice section even easier to navigate, enabling job seekers to find the expert-driven tips, tools and advice they need guide them in every step of their career. Better results for Employers - The new Monster.ca site is designed to help job seekers manage their searches and careers more effectively and the results will benefit employers, too - they will be able to zero in on more-qualified candidates with every job they post and every resume they find through Monster.ca About Monster Canada Monster Canada (www.Monster.ca) is Canada's leading career management portal - a bilingual, user-friendly online resource that is revolutionizing job seeking and recruitment. Headquartered in Montreal, Monster Canada is part of Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource. Monster was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts. Monster has 26 local language and content sites in 24 countries worldwide. Monster is known for connecting quality job seekers at all levels with leading employers across all industries and offers employers innovative technology and superior services that give them more control over the recruiting process. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading employer products and services, please visit recruiter.Monster.ca. Special Note: Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Except for historical information contained herein, the statements made in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding Monster Worldwide, Inc.'s strategic direction, prospects and future results. Certain factors, including factors outside of Monster Worldwide's control, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements, including economic and other conditions in the markets in which Monster Worldwide operates, risks associated with acquisitions, competition, seasonality and the other risks discussed in Monster Worldwide's Form 10-K and other filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which discussions are incorporated in this release by reference.
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