Monster Employment Index Rises 3% Year-over-Year

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Friday, June 1st 2012
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Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW):

May 2012 Index Highlights:

  • Monster Employment Index U.S. grows 3 percent in May and rises 1 percent month-over-month
  • Transportation and warehousing continues to outpace all sectors in recruitment growth, while finance and insurance gains momentum
  • Educational services, utilities, and public administration register double-digit negative growth
  • Among the metro markets tracked by the Index, Detroit gains notable momentum, while Chicago eases

The Monster Employment Index U.S. is a monthly gauge of U.S. online job posting activity based on a real-time review of millions of employer job opportunities culled from a large representative selection of career Web sites and online job listings. The Index does not reflect the trend of any one advertiser or source, but is an aggregate measure of the change in job listings across the industry.

Monster Employment Index U.S. results for the past 18 months are as follows:

Dec
10

 

 

Jan
11

   

Feb
11

   

Mar
11

   

Apr
11

   

May
11

   

Jun
11

   

Jul
11

   

Aug
11

   

Sep
11

   

Oct
11

Contacts

Monster Worldwide
Deepika Murty, 978-461-8765
Deepika.Murty@monster.com

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