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Welcome to Monster

Are you new to Monster?  Has it been a while since you have logged on to your Monster account?  If you answered yes to either question then take a look at the materials on "How to Log-in" and "Navigating the Employer Home Page".

How to Log-in You can access any country's Monster site with the same username and password. Find a list of all sites on page 2 of the PDF document.
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Navigating the Employer Home PageTake some time to become familiar with Monster’s home page. This will help you get up and running quickly.
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Monster Products

Monster offers various products that you can add on to your account.  Each product has different purpose so review the PDF document and go to the Products section of your Monster account.  If you have additional questions or would like to purchase the products contact your sales representative or customer service.

Buying Resume Search
In about 10 steps you are ready to start searching Monster's large pool of qualified candidates.
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OFCCP
OFCCP's new regulation has changed the recruiting process for Federal contractors and sub-contractors.  It specifically defines the "Internet Applicant" rule and criteria.  Clarify how OFCCP affects your recruiting process with Monster, in the areas of job ad and resume search.   
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Purchasing Job AdsIt has never been easier to purchase Monster job ads online.
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Career Ad Network
Enhance your next Monster job ad with targeted advertising on the Monster network its diverse partner websites. 
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Talent CRM
Power up your marketing by identifying qualified candidates from Monster’s expansive talent database and send custom messages via email campaigns.
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Posting Job Ads

Posting Job Ads to Monster is a streamlined process that is quick and easy. Do you want to learn some time savings tips for posting job ads to Monster?  "Job Ads Best Practices" will give you the top tips and hints for making your job ads more effective and attract the right candidates. 

Creating and Posting Jobs The job ad process is streamlined to make it easier and quicker. 
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Job Ad Best PracticesFind time saving tips and hints to make you job ads more effective and attract the right candidates.
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Managing Job Ads

There is one central location you go to manage all of your job ads whether they are active or expired.    Learn more about copying, reposting, archiving, editing, and expiring a job ad below. 

Managing Job AdsOnce a job ad is created, you can delete and edit templates for future use. 
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Repost a Job Ad
Hiring for a position you posted before?  You don't need to recreate the job ad from scratch.  Repost the last job ad  you created and edit the information that has changed. 
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Edit a Job Ad
Learn how to edit a current job ad without expiring it and starting over.  
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Copy a Job Ad Save yourself time by copying a job ad and adding or changing any information that is different for the new job ad. 
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Archive a Job Ad
By archiving a job ad for reuse at a later date, you will be able to leverage that information and save time with future job ads. 
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Expire a Job Ad
Do you need to remove a job ad before the expiration date? 
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Managing Candidates

There are various resume actions you can perform with each candidate.  Not sure on what to do with the candidate then view all of the resume actions that are available to you below and decide what the best course of action is for the candidate!  Each resume actions only takes a few steps to perform. 

Forward ResumeIf you come across an interesting resume for a colleague's requisition, using the "forward resume" action is an efficient way of sending the information directly to his/her inbox. 
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Send a Letter
Have you ever searched the resume database and found a perfect candidate for a specific position? Be proactive and send the candidate a letter with the posting information. 
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Add a Note
A note captures your thoughts and activities related to a resume.  Used company-wide, this can be a great tool to ensure that your colleagues know the history of a resume before a candidate is engaged. 
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Copy or Move a Candidate
Learn about the many actions you can perform on candidate folders. 
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Rate Candidates
Using the "Rate Candidate" feature is an excellent way of quickly comparing candidates for a job ad. 
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Block CandidatesBlocking a candidate is a quick and easy tool that facilitates the management of your resume results. 
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Manage Folders
Monster provides you with a lot of flexibility when it comes to managing your folders.  Learn how to organize them in the way that works for you and your organization. 
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Update Status
Easily keep track of the hiring cycle with each candidate. 
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Power Resume Search

Imagine if you didn't need complex Boolean Logic to find qualified candidates or had technology that actually understood the meaning of the words you enter in a search?  Power Resume Search doesn't require Boolean Logic knowledge and understands the meaning of words. 

Resume Search OverviewMonster supplies you with powerful tools to manage your candidates directly from your account.  View all of the resume actions that are available to you! 
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Saving Resume Searches
It's useful to learn how to save your search parameters for reuse at a later date when you've refined your search to the point that it's returning mostly relevant results. 
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Resume Actions
Monster supplies you with powerful tools to manage your candidates directly from your account.  View how each resume action works! 
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Resume Search ExampleTake the time to become familiar with Monster's Resume Search option so that you're able to find qualified candidates easily.  See an example of how to search for a sales candidate.   
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Viewing Results
How you navigate through your resumes , select desirable candidates, and store resumes for future review can determine whether you hire the best candidate for the job. 
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Best Practices & Tips
Do you currently use Power Resume Search to find candidates? Review the document to see what new tips you can add to your toolbox of tips. 
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Classic Resume Search

Classic Resume Search will be able to find the right candidate for your job ad.   

Resume Search OverviewMonster supplies you with powerful tools to manage your candidates directly from your account.  View all of the resume actions that are available to you! 
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Saving Resume Searches
It's useful to learn how to save your search parameters for reuse at a later date when you've refined your search to the point that it's returning mostly relevant results. 
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Resume Search ExampleTake the time to become familiar with Monster's Resume Search option so that you're able to find qualified candidates easily.  See an example of how to search for a sales candidate.   
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Viewing Results
How you navigate through your resumes , select desirable candidates, and store resumes for future review can determine whether you hire the best candidate for the job. 
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Tips for Boolean Users
Do you find Boolean Logic tricky?  Here are some tips that will make using Boolean Logic easier. 
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Using the Hiring Library

The hiring library is a valuable resource for storing job ads, letters, and screening questionnaires.  Once you create your job, letter, or screening questionnaire you have it available to you at your fingertips.  In one central location you can create and manage your hiring library.

Create Effective Job AdsCreating job ads in the Hiring Library will save you valuable time if you often post the same or similar jobs.
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Create Effective Internet Job Ad Best Practices
Find time saving tips and hints to make your job ad more effective and attract the right candidates. 
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Create Effective Letters
Letters can be created for many reasons, such as acknowledging a resume submittal or inviting job seekers to a career event. 
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Create Effective Screening Questionnaires
Screening questionnaires are the online equivalent to simple phone screenings.  They can save you valuable time and energy. 
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Screening Questionnaires Best Practices
Learn the best practices for creating and using screening questionnaires. 
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Manage a Job Ad Learn more about how you can manage the job ads created in your hiring library.
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Create Effective Letters Best Practice
Check out Monster's top best practices for writing letters. 
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Manage a Letter
Once letters are created, you can create and edit templates for future use. 
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Manage a Screening Questionnaire
Once screening questionnaires are created, you can view and edit templates for future use. 
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Using the Hiring Library
The hiring library is a valuable resource for storing job ads, letters, and screening questionnaires. 
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Account Information

Every user has access to their account information such as various reports, viewing available inventory, and account settings.  Are you looking at your home page and thought you had more inventory than what you see?  Keep in mind that the homepage only shows a maximum of 5 items so you will need to look at the inventory to see all of your available inventory.

View ReportsMonster reports will give you a sense of the volume Monster delivers and help you understand where you're spending your recruiting time.
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Manage Account Settings
Discover the flexibility that Monster provides you to configure and manage your preferences within your account. 
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View InventoryWondering how much inventory you have left?  You can instantly access this information within the Monster site.
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Administrator Overview

As the administrator you access to do certain things that the other users cannot.  You can create and manage users for your company's Monster account and manage all the billing information for every account.  If you are creating a new user and you are not sure what role you should assign them then refer to the PDF on "User Role Descriptions".

Create and Manage UsersAdministrators have the ability to instantly create users with his/her organization. 
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Manage Billing Information
Facilitate your company's administrative tasks by creating and managing the billing information. 
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User Role DescriptionsMonster users will now fall under one of four different roles:  Administrator, Super User, Standard User, and Hiring Manager.   
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Getting Help

Monster is here to help you find the answer you are looking for.  We have an incredible Resource Center which provides you with various types of information.  If you can't find your answer in the Resource Center then make sure you check out the Help link which will give you contact information for customer service as well as a FAQ section.

Using the Resource Center The resource center is a central source for Monster's industry-leading insight, training, and research.
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Customer Service
Reach Monster’s Customer Service by calling 1-Monster (1-800-666-7837), via email or via live chat
Online HelpHave a question? Monster's online help contains customer service information, online tutorials, and FAQs.
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