Ground-Breaking Platform Helps Employers Bridge the Skills Gap
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2012--
Monster® (NYSE: MWW), the worldwide leader in connecting people to job
opportunities and the flagship brand of Monster
Worldwide, Inc., is hosting the company’s first-ever Innovation Day
to highlight emerging issues pertaining to the global skills gap and to
introduce Monster’s innovative solutions to close the gap.
Monster, the only online recruiter operating on a global scale, has
developed proprietary technologies to help match the top companies
around the world with the right employees faster. Today, Monster is
presenting a hands-on interactive showcase of its latest innovations.
“In a world where the global skills gap is growing at a relatively fast
clip, technology will play an ever-increasing role in helping to match
companies with the right skilled workers,” said Monster Worldwide
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Sal
Iannuzzi. “Helping global companies find the ‘needle in the
haystack’ is our main mission here at Monster.”
Dr. Robert Shiller, best-selling author and Arthur M. Okun Professor of
Economics at Yale University, will keynote the event with a lecture on
the global skills gap and matching theory titled, “Rise of the Phoenix:
Future of the Global Labor Market, Matching Talent with Opportunity.” He
will then address audience questions. Interested individuals can follow
this conversation and the remainder of the event using #MWWInnovationDay.
Along with helping to illuminate the challenges presented by the global
skills gap, Innovation Day seeks to provide insights into the role of
semantic search in helping companies streamline their recruitment
approach into an effective and cost-efficient process.
Attendees of Innovation Day will be given live demonstrations of the
following proprietary products.
Ad Network®: Monster’s patent pending ad-network solution, the
largest global recruitment-focused ad network which reaches 106
million active and passive users per month.
Resume Search: Monster’s proprietary 6Sense® Semantic Search
Technology, Power Resume Search provides unrivaled candidate matches.
6Sense Semantic Search doesn’t just look for keywords—it “understands”
concepts and context, and returns matches based on actual, relevant
experience, skills, education and more.
Monster’s new cloud-based talent management platform that gives
recruiters unprecedented access to Monster’s proprietary search and
Monster’s professional networking app on Facebook® enables
job-seekers to harness the power of their personal network to break
open new career opportunities.
About Monster Worldwide
Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), 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. To learn more about Monster's
industry-leading products and services, visit www.monster.com.
More information about Monster Worldwide is available at http://about-monster.com.
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Source: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
Amy Rosenberg, 917-439-9309