Monster Forges New Media Alliances across the Country : Monster aligns with additional newspapers to launch 19 co-branded recruitment websites

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At the 2008 Annual SHRM Conference, Monster® today announced several developments stemming from its local media strategy, designed to increase points of distribution and brand presence in targeted regions. Monster is the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST).

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Our relationships with media companies create synergy between their local expertise and our leading technology and services to help deliver the talent small- and medium-sized businesses need in order to grow and thrive.

Monster has now launched co-branded recruitment websites with The Columbus Dispatch, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, New Hampshire Union Leader, Rutland Herald/Times Argus (Vermont), and Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram (Portland, ME), The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC), The Blade (Toledo, OH), San Francisco Examiner, Baltimore Examiner and El Nuevo Día (Puerto Rico). In addition, Monster will soon launch three co-branded sites with Home News Enterprises properties: The Republic, Daily Reporter and The Daily Journal; four co-branded sites covering 11 Western News & Info properties; and a co-branded site with The Santa Fe New Mexican.

"These alliances provide thousands of consumers with another point of access to Monster's job search and match technology, and regional employers in these markets will be able to more easily utilize Monster's leading resume database, national reach and range of recruitment services," said Lauren Chacon, vice president and general manager of media alliances, Monster. "Our relationships with media companies create synergy between their local expertise and our leading technology and services to help deliver the talent small- and medium-sized businesses need in order to grow and thrive."

Through the alliances, audiences reached by these respective outlets will get a comprehensive online career search and management solution, with a local focus and industry-leading search and match technology. In addition, an array of award-winning expert career advice will be available to consumers, regardless of whether they are currently looking for a new job or not. A resume builder, a salary information center, and a portfolio of other tools will also be accessible.

Employers will benefit from the easy availability of a more comprehensive recruitment solution that utilizes print and online advertising components as well as access Monster's resume database.

Distribution Alliances

Monster has also aligned with media companies to afford employers the option of easily extending the reach of their print ads to include Monster's job seekers. These distribution alliances have been forged with: Ottaway Newspapers (the Local Media Group of Dow Jones & Company), the Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), Las Vegas Review-Journal, The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR), Chattanooga Times Free Press/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Swift Communications.

Monster's media alliances now include more than 200 weekly and daily newspapers and more than 100 television outlets.

Presence at SHRM 2008

Monster will be available to discuss and offer preview demonstrations of its Career Ad Network, as well as numerous other Monster products and solutions, at Booth #841 during show floor hours:

Sunday, June 22: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday, June 23: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 24: 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 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 bring people together to advance 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.

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.

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