Archive for Category: "Web/Tech"

Introducing Project You: using data science to fuel self-discovery and career advancement.

Introducing Project You: using data science to fuel self-discovery and career advancement.

At Monster, we wanted to help develop new ways for millennials to approach their careers.

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5 apps that increase productivity at work

5 apps that increase productivity at work

Wouldn’t it be great to have a bunch of tiny, specialized assistants to shorten the time you spend on tasks, organize your notes for you and make it easier to collaborate with your colleagues?

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It’s ‘Clean Out Your Computer’ day. Here’s how to declutter your computer in 4 steps.

It’s ‘Clean Out Your Computer’ day. Here’s how to declutter your computer in 4 steps.

If you’ve ever seen the comedy “Zoolander,” you may remember the hysterical scene where the not-so-bright title character played by Ben Stiller is told to search for some hard drive files “in the computer.”

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Monster Insights Survey Reveals Higher Demand for IT Pros

Monster Insights Survey Reveals Higher Demand for IT Pros

Even with the economy still in a slow recovery, companies continue to make measured IT investments both in technology resources and employees. Monster recently surveyed employers who hire IT professionals and found a majority of them were likely to hire in the next 60 days. Their hiring activity is primarily being driven by staff increases [...]

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5 Tips for Writing Smartphone-Friendly Emails

5 Tips for Writing Smartphone-Friendly Emails

This guest post is by Helen Cunningham and Brenda Greene, authors of “The Business Style Handbook, An A-to-Z Guide for Effective Writing on the Job.”  In today’s business world, the integration of portable devices with office email systems makes it more important than ever to write concise, clear, accurate emails. Put yourself in the shoes [...]

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Can Facebook Get You a Job?

Can Facebook Get You a Job?

At Monster, we believe that effectively using social media is an important part of the modern job search. So when bloggers and journalists pose the question “Can Facebook Get You a Job?” We say, “Sure, it can! That’s part of the reason we created our award-winning Facebook application, BeKnown — to help people use Facebook [...]

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MEI Shows Continuing Positive Job Growth Trend: Up 11% Year-Over-Year

The Monster Employment Index (MEI) — a monthly review of millions of job opportunities posted on online job boards and corporate career sites in the United States — showed strong hiring in October: The year-over-year growth trend from October 2010 was measured at 11 percent, with all metro markets tracked by the MEI showing positive [...]

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Monster Honored by HR Executive, with Top Product Award for BeKnown

Fastest growing professional networking app lauded for its innovation and value to HR community. MAYNARD, Mass., October 4, 2011Today, Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) announced that BeKnown — Monster’s professional networking app on Facebook –- was named one of the top products of the year by Human Resource Executive magazine. The award was announced at [...]

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Going the Distance in Your Job Search (This Is Not a “Pep Talk”!)

As a job search stretches out, week upon week (and as the economy remains, shall we say, turbulent), it can be all too easy to give up — to think, "There are no jobs out there, so why bother. There's nothing I can do to find a job." Here at Monster, we hear this sentiment [...]

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Should You Connect to Your Boss on Professional Networking Sites?

In recent weeks, there has been a lot of buzz about BeKnown, Monster's new Facebook app that allows you to establish a professional network on Facebook. This new network — which lets you connect to career-related contacts, without leaving Facebook and without showing those contacts all your more-social Facebook activity, pictures, and so on — [...]

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