Media Advisory - Monster Employment Index Canada Data for Fourth Quarter 2008 to be released on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009



    MONTREAL, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - Monster Worldwide, Inc. will release the latest
Monster Employment Index findings for the Fourth Quarter of 2008 on Thursday,
Jan. 22 at 6 a.m. ET.

    
    WHAT:     The Monster Employment Index Canada is based on millions of
              online job postings and data culled from Monster Canada
              (www.monster.ca), as well as a number of other recruitment
              Web sites considered representative of employer activity
              nationwide.

    WHO:      Monster Canada vice president Peter Gilfillan and other Monster
              executives will be available for print and broadcast interviews
              to discuss the Index's assessment, its implications and current
              Canadian labour market trends.

    WHEN:     Fourth Quarter 2008 MEI findings will be announced by
              Monster Worldwide at 6 a.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009
              via CNW Group Ltd.

    ACCESS:   To obtain a full copy of the Monster Employment Index Canada
              report for Q4 of 2008, including all charts and tables, please
              visit: http://eIndex.monsterworldwide.com. To subscribe and
              have the Monster Employment Index Canada report emailed to you
              on a monthly basis, please go to
              http://www.monsterworldwide.com/Public_Relations/eIndex.html.

    About the Monster Employment Index Canada
    -----------------------------------------
    
    The Monster Employment Index Canada is a broad and comprehensive monthly
analysis of Canadian online job demand conducted by Monster Worldwide, Inc.,
the parent company of the leading global online careers and recruitment
resource, Monster(R). As the first national index measuring real-time online
job demand, the Monster Employment Index Canada is based on millions of online
job postings and data culled from Monster Canada (www.monster.ca), as well as
a number of other recruitment Web sites believed to be representative of
employer activity nationwide. With data collected since April 2005, the Index
uses a consistent methodology to track online job postings in Canada, and
provides Canadian labour market watchers with a new forward-looking indicator
of employer demand for employees.

    
    About Monster Worldwide
    -----------------------
    
    Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:   MWW), parent company of Monster(R), the
premier global online employment solution for more than a decade, strives to
inspire people to improve their lives. With a local presence in key markets in
North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, Monster works for everyone by
connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing
personalized career advice to consumers globally. Through online media sites
and services, Monster delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers.
Monster Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500. To learn more about Monster's
industry-leading products and services, visit www.monster.com.

    
    About Monster Canada
    --------------------
    
    Monster Canada (www.Monster.ca) is Canada's leading online career
resources portal - a bilingual, user-friendly site that is improving the
employment and recruitment experience in today's competitive job market.
Headquartered in Montreal, Monster Canada is part of Monster, the leading
global careers and recruitment resource online. With a local presence in key
markets in North America, Europe, and Asia, Monster works for everyone by
connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing
personalized career advice to consumers globally. Through online media sites
and services, Monster delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers.
Monster Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the NASDAQ 100. To
learn more about Monster's industry-leading employer products and services,
please visit http://solutions.monster.ca.

    Special Note: Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Except for historical information contained
herein, the statements made in this release constitute forward-looking
statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking
statements involve certain risks and uncertainties, including statements
regarding Monster Worldwide, Inc.'s strategic direction, prospects and future
results. Certain factors, including factors outside of Monster Worldwide's
control, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in
the forward-looking statements, including economic and other conditions in the
markets in which Monster Worldwide operates, risks associated with
acquisitions, competition, seasonality and the other risks discussed in
Monster Worldwide's Form 10-K and other filings made with the Securities and
Exchange Commission, which discussions are incorporated in this release by
reference.





For further information:

For further information: Media Inquiries: Robert Waghorn, Monster
Canada, (514) 350-0702, robert.waghorn@monster.ca; Mark Nusca, Porter Novelli
Canada, For Monster Canada, (416) 422-7179, Mark.nusca@porternovelli.com


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