Monster and New York Urban League Announce Diversity Recruitment Alliance

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Monster® and the New York Urban League today announced an alliance that brings Monster’s online recruitment experience and leadership to the New York Urban League, one of New York City’s leading multi-ethnic advocacy, empowerment and direct service organizations. Monster is the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST).

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As the nation's oldest and largest community-based organization devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the workforce, Monster will not only help further our mission, but increase our ability to provide top-notch career solutions to our clients

The relationship features a co-branded website (http://nyul.monster.com) that provides additional job posting exposure and increased brand awareness to Monster Diversity customers looking to reach the African American candidates who visit the New York Urban League's career service and referral programs daily. Job seekers can also update and post a searchable resume so employers looking to attract and hire qualified candidates can easily find them.

"Similar to the Urban League, Monster is in the business of helping people advance their lives," said Steve Pemberton, Chief Diversity Officer, Monster. "By aligning our personalized career services with the New York Urban League, Monster offers employers the ability to target a talented pool of African American candidates, and helps these job seekers advance their careers via easy access to our industry-leading tools and services."

"As the nation's oldest and largest community-based organization devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the workforce, Monster will not only help further our mission, but increase our ability to provide top-notch career solutions to our clients," says Darwin M. Davis, President/CEO, New York Urban League. "This alliance capitalizes on Monster's online recruitment expertise and NYUL's breadth of relationships and showcases both brands in a culturally-relevant way."

About Monster Worldwide

Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), parent company of Monster®, the premier global online employment solution for more than a decade, inspires 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.

About the New York Urban League

Through direct service delivery, advocacy, referrals, community capacity building, information dissemination and technical assistance, the League accomplishes its mission to improve social and economic conditions and opportunities for African-Americans and other people who face barriers to full participation in American society. For more information, visit http://www.nyul.org/.

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