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Looking for Work? You and 11 Million Others

Online careers site Monster.com, the flagship brand of TMP Worldwide, said it has reached a milestone --11 million job seeker accounts, doubling the number of such accounts in the past six months.

The company said it added one million new job seeker accounts in less than a month.

To date, Monster.com said it has a database containing more than 6.5 million unique resumes and over 475,000 job opportunities from thousands of companies. Not all account holders have posted resumes.

Monthly unique visitors to Monster.com increased from 2.8 million a year ago to 4.9 million for October 2000, according to Media Metrix figures.

"The latest traffic figures illustrate our expanding audience of both employers and job seekers, as increasing numbers of people are using Monster.com to find the professional talent they desire and to manage their careers," said Jeff Taylor, chief executive officer of the company.

The Monster.com global network consists of local content and language sites in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, France, Germany, Ireland and Spain.