LONDON, October 30 /PRNewswire/ --
- Monster International Leads With Nearly 8 Million European Unique Visitors
comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released the results of their latest study into online Career Resources in Europe, based on data collected from the comScore World Metrix audience measurement service.
According to the study, the online career resources category, which includes sites that provide services such as job search, resume posting and careers advice, grew 12 percent from August to September to reach 56.1 million European unique visitors.
The largest of these properties was Monster, which grew 19 percent to 7.8 million unique visitors -- more than double that of its nearest competitors. Meanwhile, ANPE Sites (the largest career site in France), grew 19 percent to reach 3.2 million European unique visitors. It was followed by Stepstone, which grew 18 percent to reach 3.2 million unique visitors.
The fastest growing of the top five largest sites was CareerBuilder LLC, a U.S. originating property that has enjoyed steady traffic growth across Europe since establishing a U.K. presence in early 2006. The site grew 49 percent in September to 2.7 million unique visitors.
Top 5 European Career Services & Development Sites Ranked by European Unique Visitors (000) August - September 2007 Age 15+, Home & Work Locations(i) Source: comScore World Metrix Total Unique Visitors (000) Property Aug-2007 Sep-2007 % Change Total European Internet Audience 225,588 226,712 0 % Career Services and Development 50,210 56,129 12 % Monster 6,584 7,848 19 % ANPE Sites 2,680 3,193 19 % Stepstone 2,677 3,155 18 % Jobcentreplus.gov.uk 2,862 2,753 -4 % CareerBuilder LLC 1,798 2,685 49 % (i) Excludes traffic from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs
Bob Ivins, EVP of International Markets at comScore, commented: "With nearly eight million unique visitors, Monster was clearly the leading career resources site in Europe in September, attracting more than double the number of visitors of its nearest competitor. Online career resources were a particularly popular destination for European Internet users in September, mirroring an increase in traffic we traditionally see going into the fall season."
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