Stuart Gentle Publisher at Onrec announces strategic alliance with AOL Europe - 12/2001


The alliance builds on a highly successful relationship announced in December 1999 that brought Monster.comís career management resources directly to the largest consumer audience in cyberspace across seven America Online, Inc. brands. This deal replicates the AOL-Monster relationship in the U.S., and tailors it to the specific needs of the European market. Monster will now be prominently featured and promoted across AOL Europe properties in the UK, Germany and France and will provide jobseekers with instant access to over one million global job opportunities in the Monster Network, along with resume tools, postings and databases; executive search, selection and outplacement; and other information linking prospective employers with applicants.

In addition, AOL members can utilize Monsterís industry-leading resume builder and its comprehensive suite of career-related information including interviewing, job search techniques, and advice through the Careers channel of the AOL UK.

Weíve had a very successful relationship with AOL in the U.S., and weíre happy to build on that success with this new alliance. We are confident that the combination of AOL Europeís strong consumer reach and Monsterís established leadership position in the global recruiting market will result in a robust European career centre for both jobseekers and employers, said Jeff Taylor, founder of and Global Director Interactive, TMP Worldwide. With this alliance, Monster strengthens its position as the overall leading European career site and the premier destination for jobseekers worldwide.

This relationship extends to Europe a proven alliance between Monster and AOL, highlighting the power of combining commerce and content. Much more than forging traditional marketing agreements, AOL Europe works with the leaders in the online medium to reach consumers in a unique and effective way, said Jerry Glover, senior vice president, Interactive Marketing, AOL Europe. joins AOL Europeís growing roster of leading content and commerce partners, including Amazon, Proctor & Gamble, Europcar, John Lewis and many more. The AOL services in Europe recently passed the 5 million member mark.