Maynard, MA & Chicago, IL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–March 5, 2008–Monster(R) and iHispano today announced an alliance in which Monster’s online recruitment expertise and services will be available via iHispano, the leading online career resource for Hispanic and bilingual professionals. Monster is the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST).
Through the alliance, Monster Diversity customers will receive enhanced brand awareness and job posting exposure within iHispano’s extensive network of the leading Hispanic career channels, which reaches more than one million Hispanic professionals. These career channel partners include iHispano, the National Society of Hispanic MBA’s, the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting, the National Hispanic Business Association, the Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association and Latina Style Business Magazine Online.
“To help our customers target the broadest spectrum of candidates, Monster is committed to forging alliances that will extend our reach even further among different talent pool segments,” said Steve Pemberton, Chief Diversity Officer, Monster. “The alliance with iHispano will provide employers with tremendous added visibility among a highly sought-after demographic: Hispanic and bilingual professionals.”
Changing demographics demand that employers build the highest possible range of perspectives, cultures and knowledge into their workforces. The relationship aligns the two organizations to provide a stronger pipeline of candidates representing a broad range of talent.
“Today’s announcement reflects our continued strategy to align with organizations that share the same genuine interest and respect for the advancement of Latinos,” says Rudy Martinez, Chief Executive Officer, iHispano. “The alliance with Monster will strengthen the local and national presence of customers and will play a role in helping Latinos advance their careers.”
About Monster Worldwide
Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), parent company of Monster, the premier global online employment solution for more than a decade, strives to inspire people to improve their lives. With a local presence in key markets in North America, Europe, and Asia, Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. Through online media sites and services, Monster delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers. Monster Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 index and the NASDAQ 100. To learn more about Monster’s industry-leading products and services, visit http://www.monster.com. More information about Monster worldwide is available at http://www.monsterworldwide.com.
iHispano is the leading online career site for Hispanic and bilingual recruiting. With resumes from qualified Hispanic professionals, job postings from some of today’s industry leaders and Fortune 500 companies, an e-newsletter, and strategic partnerships with top organizations focused on fostering leadership within the Hispanic community, iHispano is achieving its goal of enhancing opportunities for Hispanics and delivering a complete source for corporations to act upon their diversity initiatives. For more information visit http://www.ihispano.com
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