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Gangs of Chihuahuas Invade Arizona Town, Hunt Kids

Gangs of Chihuahuas Invade Arizona Town, Hunt Kids

By Alex Williams April 19, 2014

Satan. Satan with four legs, aka, tiny chihuahuas are causing chaos in the Phoenix suburb of Maryvale, Arizona. Alongside their mega poop parties, furious lip licking orgies, and chasing school children, the humans over at animal control fear their rapid …

Monster Drinks Investigated For Targeting Children Monster Drinks Investigated For Targeting Children

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Monster Beverage Corp. is coming under attack in an investigation by a New York state attorney general and a San Francisco city attorney general. Amidst all the death reports cause by energy drinks, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed that …

LinkedIn Interested in Buying Monster LinkedIn Interested in Buying Monster
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Reuters is reporting that “people familiar with the matter” have told them LinkedIn, the popular social network devoted to professional networking, may be interested in purchasing Monster Worldwide, the company that owns the job search websites monster.com and hotjobs.com. In …

Coca-Cola In Talks To Buy Monster Beverage Corp Coca-Cola In Talks To Buy Monster Beverage Corp

It was reported today by the Wall Street Journal that Coca-Cola is considering buying energy drink maker Monster Beverage Corp. On news that Coca-Cola was looking into the acquisition, Monster’s stock went up 11% pushing Monster’s market value to $11 …

Monster To Power Yahoo Job Listings In Latin America
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 Yahoo said today it has partnered with Monster on a deal under which the career site will provide job listings in Latin American markets.

Monster will become Yahoo’s provider of career and job content in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Monster says the partnership will give it access to almost 55 million new Internet users in Latin America. Terms of the deal were not released.

Monster Announces HotJobs Acquisition
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Yesterday and this morning, reports indicated that Yahoo wasn’t having much luck selling its small business unit and HotJobs.  HotJobs has, however, found a new home.  This afternoon, Monster announced that it’s agreed to acquire the property for $225 million, and Monster’s reached a traffic agreement with Yahoo, too.

Monster Talks Up its New Search Technology
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Popular jobs site Monster.com has introduced a new semantic search technology called 6Sense, which it says delivers "precision matches" for job seekers and employers. The technology powers Monster’s Power Resume Search, Candidate Spotlight and Seeker Job Search.

Online Job Demand in the US Declines
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The Monster Employment index, which is a monthly gauge of U.S. online job demand, went down 29% in the past year. It actually went down a couple points after rising slightly in April. It might not be all bad news though.

Career Development Sites See Surge in Seniors
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While visits to online career development websites continue to grow, fuelled by fears of job security and increased layoffs, there’s one particular age group that has grown faster than others.

Visits to career development websites grew 20% YoY, according to Nielsen, rising 41.5 million visitors in January 2008 to just under 50 million in January this year.

Online Job Demand Rising Again
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Monster.comThe number of online jobs went up according to the Monster U.S. Online Jobs Index. The increase marked the end of a three-month decline, indicating that employers are preparing for the fall hiring season. In August, online job availability went up in 14 of the Index’s 20 industry categories and in 13 of the 23 occupational categories measured. Still, the index is 14% lower than it was a year ago.

Monster Establishing 19 New Recruitment Sites

The term "monstrous" needn’t always have a negative connotation, and to prove the point, the Monster employment company just got a lot bigger in a good way.  A full 19 co-branded recruitment sites are coming into being.

Director Steps Off Monster’s Board
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Companies’ directors don’t do much on a day-to-day basis; their departures don’t, to be honest, cause any real-world cogs to stick.  Still, it’s not too encouraging that Philip R. Lochner, Jr. left Monster Worldwide’s board of directors as the company’s stock sat near a 52-week low.

Monster Buys Affinity Labs For $61 Million Cash
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Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced the purchase of Affinity Labs‘ year old network of vertical community sites for $61 million cash today.

Canadians Favor Internet Guidelines At Work
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Canadians think that too much time is being wasted on personal email and Internet use at work. More than half want clearer guidelines from their employers, according to a new poll from Monster.ca.

Social Networks Positive For Job Recruiters

Sixty-eight percent of staffing and recruiting professionals say they use social networks at least occasionally to source candidates, according to an online survey from Bullhorn, "Making the Most of the New Tools: How online resources impact placement ratios, time-to-fill and profitability."

Monster Rampages With New Pricing
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The job classified competition with CareerBuilder has heated up, with Monster.com readying new strategies to fight back against the news publisher/Microsoft-controlled site.

Has Google Created A Monster?
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The Google vs. MSN Rock Em Sock Em fight provides an interesting juxtaposition. In an outcome that seems surreal, like when Tyson took a bite out of Holyfield, Google has taken so much out of Microsoft in the online arena that folks are starting to wonder if it’s a fair fight.