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Monster.com introduces iPad application

Monster.com, a job matching engine and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc., today debuted an iPad application designed specifically for job seekers.

The free application is available today for download at the Apple App store. It was created to complement the user experience on the Monster.com web site and is fully integrated with a user’s Monster account.

Users will have access to stored resumes, cover letters, and apply histories.

Features include:

-Search for jobs using built-in GPS for jobs nearest seekers;

-Access and manage saved jobs;

-Save jobs to review later;

-Apply for jobs;

-View application history; and

-View resumes and edit cover letters.

According to a press release, in the five months since Monster unveiled the iPhone application, seekers have conducted 1.5M job searches, viewed 3.1M jobs and applied for over 200,000 jobs.

Monster customers whose job postings are on Monster are now accessible on the mobile engagement channel.

“At Monster, our goal is to enable seekers to uncover their right career opportunities that will ultimately improve their lives. Just as we’ve done with the iPhone application, we hope to do the very same thing with the iPad application – giving seekers a slew of options to access our database to find their perfect job, as soon as it becomes available,” said Vasu Nagalingam, senior product director at Monster Worldwide. “More and more users are adopting mobile and portable devices as their primary means of accessing the Internet – Morgan Stanley predicts Smartphone shipments to eclipse PC shipments by mid 2012. By providing access to our 6Sense job search engine job search engine via the mobile engagement channel, Monster is committed to providing all the tools necessary for job seekers to reach their potential.”

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