Pros: fair compensation, brand awareness
Cons: poor leadership, under-performing products, clueless management, culture of mediocrity
Monster had its day in the early 2000's, but their prime is becoming a smaller and smaller facade in the mirror. As the rest of the recruiting world moves forward with innovative (or at least riskier) products and features, Monster still feels, acts and sells like a job board.
There are a few good things about working at Monster:
a) Clients still recognize – more... the brand name
OK, maybe just one good thing.....
My Monster experiment was ill-conceived, and fortunately, I got out ASAP. – less