Monster.com is one of the largest employment websites in the world, owned and operated by Monster Worldwide, Inc. In 2006 Monster was one of the 20 most visited websites out of 100 million worldwide, according to comScore Media Metrics (November 2006). It was created in 1999 by the merger of The Monster Board (TMB) and Online Career Center (OCC), which were two of the first and most popular career web sites on the Internet. Monster is primarily used to help those seeking work to find job openings that match their skills and location. Today, Monster is the largest job search engine in the world. Monster has over a million job postings at any time and over 1 million resumes, in the database (2008) and over 63 million job seekers per month. The company employs approximately 5,000 employees in 36 countries. Its headquarters are in New York, NY, United States. In October, 2010, Indeed.com slipped past Monster.com to become the largest job site in U.S.A.
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