Monster Employment Index Europe fell 3% year-over-year in October, its third straight month of annual decline and the sharpest drop since April 2010

NEW YORK , November 2, 2012 (press release) – October 2012 Index Highlights:

· The Monster Employment Index Europe reports a third consecutive month of annual decline, registering a reduction of three percent in October, the sharpest rate of reduction seen since April 2010

· Germany continues to report decelerating trends but still records two percent annual growth followed by Belgium and the United Kingdom (both up one percent)

· Environment, architecture and urbanism sees its sixth month of consecutive growth and outpaces all industries while Transport, post and logistics reports the greatest decline

· Online recruitment across Education, training, library (up ten percent) remains strong in October, prolonging an eight month growth trend and ranking second among the industries

· Elementary occupations (down 15 percent) reports continued reductions in annual online recruitment and places bottom of all occupations measured by the Index

Monster Employment Index Europe, October 2012

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