Monster Touts Job Seeker Improvements

Monster Touts Job Seeker Improvements

In a press release this morning Monster, says it is reaffirming its commitment to “advancing the lives of job seekers through meaningful enhancements and algorithm changes geared towards helping reduce the stress, anxiety, and time waste of job searching.” The company has almost completely revamped its’ executive team, with the goal of evaluating all of the company’s offerings and looking for ways to better serve both customers and candidates. As part of this effort, Monster’s product and marketing teams—now led by Chief Product Officer Chris Cho, (formerly of TMP Worldwide), and Chief Marketing Officer Jonathan Beamer, formerly of SolarCity—have been analyzing the job search experience on Monster’s own site as well as across the industry. What they found left them disappointed on both fronts. They discovered that Monster had been following the trend of an industry that commoditizes individuals—turning what should be a transformational experience into something that is purely