Monster Articles

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.

Job Wars: Networks Versus Boards
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The future of finding employment via the Internet will make ‘who you know’ very important, but getting a start will be a function of ‘what you know’ and what positions you can find to get in the door.

Monster Heating Up Job Boards Battle

Job boards stand to gain tremendously over the next several years, and the competition between two of the top sites, Monster and CareerBuilder, will increase along with those markets.

Vista And The Frankenbuild Monster
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Adventurous people have found ways to workaround the activation system used for Microsoft’s new operating system, and the company has been forced to deal with the problem only a few weeks before Vista launches in the consumer market.

Monster Does Classifieds Deal In Philly

The Philly.com website run by the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News will have its recruitment site run by online job board Monster.com.

Google Monster, Picasa, Earth, GEO, News
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Google is building new monster sized computing center, “as big as two football fields with twin cooling plants protruding four stories into the sky”. via New York Times.

Review: An Aid for the Hiring Process

Monster is offering a free tool called the Monster Companion, which brings direct access to Monster to your desktop. This can be very convenient for employers looking to post jobs and hire new people.

Monster Roars At Job Search Technology

The online job search site will tweak some of its offerings to permit faster job applications and shielding rsums from current employers.

Oodle Launches Classified Search Engine For College Students
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Attention college students: are you tired of the never-ending hunt for potential careers and other classified-related searches? Do you need a tool that can make these tasks easier to accomplish? If so, Oodle may just be the site you are looking for.

Monster Releases Local Employment Index Results

Monster has released the results of its Local Employment Index for the month of July. They show that online job recruitment activity has declined in 14 of the top 28 U.S. metropolitan areas.

Monster Trims and Stock Slides

Stocks slid $1.16 to $24.79 for Monster Worldwide on Tuesday after an announcement the job help company that they trimmed second quarter guidance.

Monster Chiller Click Fraud Horror Theater

The click fraud legend grows, and my clients couldn’t be happier. All of a sudden, our competitors are paying closer attention to the traffic they’re bidding on.

Monster Buys French Online Recruiter

Monster Worldwide has bought French online recruiter Emailjob.com from trade show organizer Reed Expositions France.

Monster Teams with Webhire

Monster and Webhire have signed an agreement to provide employers with an integrated solution to attract and hire job candidates.

Monster’s New Strategic Marketing Agreement

Monster and Infinity Broadcasting announced a long-term strategic marketing agreement that includes a comprehensive career services program on 180 Infinity radio stations nationwide.

Monster Blogging

I’m a little late here, but it looks like Monster.com is getting serious about blogging.

How To Solve The Monster Puzzle Using 7 Rules Of The Game

I wrote this series of articles with just one objective in mind – to help you understand how to peel off the confusion, and carve out YOUR way to success.

The Isolation Monster and How to Slay It

Like most people, when you think about what it would be like to work from home, you probably think of the obvious benefits such as working your own hours, not having to face a stressful, tedious commute every day, actually seeing what your garden looks like in daylight hours, not having to answer to a boss, being home when your children are, working in a comfortable environment and so on. These are, of course, some of only many wonderful benefits of working from home.

Taming the Update Monster

Have you ever spent two hours changing just one word that recurs on each page of your website? Anyone who has maintained a web site with many pages for an extended period of time knows the nightmare of having to edit a word or date that recurs on each page, such as copyright information. Having to edit every single page can be very time-consuming and tedious and often gets avoided for as long as possible (usually too long). But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are good programs now that allow us to perform “search & replace” on multiple files, but there is an even better way to accomplish this task, and you won’t have to worry about inadvertently “replacing” something by mistake. By using simple Server Side Includes (SSI), you can streamline and simplify the maintenance of your site.