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Monster.com site traffic soars to record heights in Europe - 11/2001

Total number of CVs surpasses one million milestone

Over one million jobseekers visited Monster across its fourteen local sites in Europe in September alone, according to unique audience figures released by Nielsen//NetRatings.

Monster is leading the way in the UK (159,400), Netherlands (91,780), France (136,200), Italy (160,900), Sweden (85,800) and Norway (37,700) and sits in close second position in Germany (289,300), Spain (70,700) and Finland (12,000).

According to independent research conducted by Media Metrix, Monster.com is the 53rd most visited property on the net, reaching 7.5% of the audience with 7.2 million unique visitors in September 2001. Globally, Monster.com boasts 19 million jobseeker members and 13.5 million CVs.

ìIf Monster.comís strength and leadership position in the United States market is a precursor to Monsterís European activity, this trend is likely to gain pace,î said Andrew Wilkinson, group managing director of Monster.com Europe and Asia Pacific. ìSeptember has been a trying time in everyoneís life, challenging people both personally and professionally. However, we have remained focused, and these strong traffic figures clearly signify Monsterís unique position in Europe. In recent months, we have extended our reach into 14 European countries, strengthened our presence, and expanded our CV database.î

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