Monster, Community Newspaper in job site alliance

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Monster Worldwide Inc., owner of jobs Web site Monster.com, said on Monday it will partner with privately held Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. (CNHI) on joint career and recruitment sites.

Monster and CNHI, the parent of 93 daily newspapers, will co-brand about 80 sites with a local focus, serving communities with about 1 million subscribers, to make Monster more relevant to small- and medium-sized employers, Monster said.

The partnership with Birmingham, Alabama-based CNHI is the latest step in a roughly year-old strategy at Monster to team up with local media. Its previous partnerships comprise some 200 newspapers and eight television stations.

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