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Monster.com Debuts Sales Site

Monster.com Thursday pitched a Web site that provides career development resources for sales professionals and a direct link to more than 40,000 sales job postings.

Monster Sales features advice from Monster.com's contributing expert Chris Lytle, an acknowledged leader in sales training and a nationally recognized expert in the area of advertising and marketing.

Lytle will participate in live chats, answer questions posted by site visitors, and contribute articles and advice to the community. Members will also receive a weekly e-mail newsletter offering the latest news and trends in the industry.

"A growing number of sales professionals are looking for a career resource to help them reach their potential and excel in their careers," said Jeff Taylor, chief executive officer of Monster.com. "We created Monster Sales in response to these consumer demands by providing daily content, expert advice and an expansive database of sales jobs that gives sales professionals the opportunities they seek."

Monster.com's is part of TMP Worldwide's (TMPW) interactive division. Monster Sales joins the rank and file of the job site's career communities, which include Monster Technology, Monster Healthcare, Monster Human Resources and many others.

Monster.com has more than 7 million job seeker accounts, a resume database containing more than 3.4 million unique resumes and more than 390,000 job opportunities from thousands of companies.

In related news, the the site's Australian division forged an alliance with Net cafe chain Global Gossip to attract the potential 32,000 travellers entering Australia each month. Monster.com will provide the Global Gossip site with access to its recruitment technology and network.