Stuart Gentle Publisher at Onrec Wins 100 - 08/2000

Milestone Reaches Within 6 Weeks

Within weeks of launching the Top Jobs on the Net online recruitment model
into Spain and Portugal, have rapidly secured 100 paying clients
and are competing for market leadership.

Manchester, England and Madrid, Spain, July 31, 2000 - plc
(NASDAQ:TJOB) today announced that within 6 weeks of launching in Spain
and Portugal have already secured their first 100 paying clients
and are competing for market leadership.

The client list covers a range of Management, Professional and Technical
employment sectors, with a significant blue chip portfolio including Cable
& Wireless, Hewlett Packard, BT, The Gillette Company, KPMG, Dell
Corporation and Andersen Consulting.

Carlos Marquerie Tamayo, Managing Director of, said, Although
we were always confident of success this rapid establishment of our
business has been very exciting. Our early market entry has already given
us significant competitive advantage and with the strong brand, superior
products and experience available to us from plc we expect to
continue to expand our customer base and increase revenue accordingly.

Victor Kaminski, President and Chief Executive Officer of plc,
said When entering new markets in Europe our approach is to combine our
strengths with leading local media players who can facilitate accelerated
market entry. In Spain and Portugal we have a partnership with Prensa
Espanola S.A. a leading publishing house. With a strong partner, a proven
Internet recruitment model and an excellent team, headed up by Carlos
Marquerie Tamayo, our rapid entry into this key market does not surprise
This immediate success gives us a solid footing in Southern Europe, and
supports our goal of becoming the dominant provider of branded Internet
recruitment solutions across Europe.