Monster, the worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), recently presented The Home Depot with the Monster of HR Award ™ at the 2013 Monster Recruitment Technology Summit in Las Vegas. The award honors a company that maximizes today’s recruitment technology to the greatest benefit for its organization.
Selected by popular vote by the more than 300 attendees of the Monster event, The Home Depot was recognized for their use of Monster’s Military Skills Translator technology to place U.S. Veterans in jobs that best match their skill sets. The Military Skills Translator is one of several innovative career support initiatives recently launched by The Home Depot’s Talent Acquisition team, including job search training programs across the U.S. and a new online community called “Hometown” on its military careers site at Careers.HomeDepot.com/military. The Home Depot, which is the world’s largest home improvement retailer, also employs more than 35,000 veterans.
“Both finalists – Yoh and The Home Depot – demonstrated excellence in implementation of Monster recruitment technology to support innovative execution of their overall recruitment strategy,” said Andrea Bertone, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Europe and North America, Monster Worldwide. “We are proud to recognize the efforts of both companies and thrilled with these examples of companies using Monster’s technology to connect with the talent they need.”
Yoh, a Day & Zimmerman company and the United States’ first technology staffing firm, was also recognized as the other finalist in the competition for its use of Monster’s Power Resume Search technology to source and place talent in tough-to-fill positions. With more than 400 staff employees and 7,000 consultants across the United States and Europe, the company provides managed staffing and comprehensive workforce solutions that focus on Information Technology, Engineering, Aerospace and Defense, Federal Services, Health Care, Life Sciences and Telecommunications.