TMP Worldwide Shines at EMA 2006 Creative Excellence Awards

February 15

Agency Captures 39 Honors, Including Two Grand Prizes and 18 First Place Awards, for Recruitment Advertising Campaigns

New York, April 18, 2006 - TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, a global HR communications and solutions provider, today announced that it captured a total of 39 awards at the recent Employment Management Association (EMA) 2006 Creative Excellence Awards, which were held March 30th in San Diego, California. TMP Worldwide won two "Grand Prizes," winning in the "Newspaper" category and in the "Non Print Promotion" category for an animated multimedia piece developed on behalf of Northrop Grumman. In addition, the agency captured 18 First Place awards, on behalf of clients including Northrop Grumman, Internal Revenue Service, and Kaiser Permanente, among others. TMP [Worldwide] once again led in the digital award categories, winning the following:

  • 1st place - College Website
  • 1st and 2nd place - College DVD CD-ROM
  • 1st and 3rd - DVD CD-ROM
  • 1st and 2nd - Corporate Employment Website
  • 1st place - Employee Referral Program (Online)

TMP Worldwide also took home a first place specialty award for "Best Campaign for Diversity Recruitment," a very specialized area of recruiting that TMP Worldwide continues to lead.

The EMA is a Professional Emphasis Group of the Society for Human Resource Management, an industry association committed to advancing the human resource profession. Each year, the EMA bestows its Creative Excellence Awards upon agencies in recognition of the highest achievements in creative recruitment advertising.

"It is extremely gratifying to see the work of our talented staff receive the industry's recognition for quality and excellence," said Michelle Abbey, President, TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, Americas. "On behalf of our clients, we are extremely honored to be recognized for our work by the EMA and its distinguished panel of judges. More than anything, these awards are testament to highly relevant and successful campaigns our account teams have executed and the strong creativity, dedication and pride they bring to their work."

About TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications

TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications is a global HR communications and solutions provider. TMP Worldwide is a single source for companies to better communicate their employment offering in order to recruit and retain the talent they need. TMP Worldwide recruitment strategies, tactics, and tools are delivered with industry-specific insight across all traditional and digital arenas. In addition to human resource solutions, TMP Worldwide is a highly experienced, full-service Marketing Communications and Public Relations provider.

About Monster Worldwide

Founded in 1967, Monster Worldwide, Inc. is the parent company of Monster®, the leading global online careers property. The company also owns TMP Worldwide, one of the world's largest Recruitment Advertising agency networks. Headquartered in New York with approximately 4,600 employees in 25 countries, Monster Worldwide (NASDAQ: MNST) is a member of the S&P 500 Index and NASDAQ 100. More information about Monster Worldwide is available at

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