I saw this release about a new technology that Monster will be integrating into its site. Sounds like a new feature possibly? Its a little confusing as to what it will be used for...you make the call. -CR


NEW YORK, NY November 17, 2008 - Send Word Now today announced that it will provide Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc., with its alert service software for emergency notifications and on-demand alerts and responses. The software will enable Monster to quickly and securely deliver emergency and routine communications to employees in real time – an important asset in today’s world.

"As a company, we need to be able to efficiently communicate with our employees on a daily basis, most especially in emergency situations," said Lise Poulos, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Monster. "Send Word Now’s services enable us to better communicate with employees during urgent and time-sensitive situations, allowing us to not only ensure they receive critical information, but most importantly confirm their safety."

Send Word Now’s messaging platform is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes, enabling rapid communication to anywhere in the world, via any communication device. With rapid two-way alerting and response, time-sensitive events can be addressed immediately, reducing human latency and resulting in better decision-making and quicker response times. The Send Word Now Alert Service also features audit and tracking capabilities via AlertTracer and the company’s powerful weather alert service, WeatherBlast. Users can also send messages from the field via Send Word Now’s BlackBerry client application.

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Comment by Bob Etheridge on November 20, 2008 at 4:03pm
sounds like it's an internal Monster solution for contacting and communicating with all their employees quickly.

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