Monster buys HotJobs

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Monster Inc. has acquired HotJobs.com from Yahoo for $225 million in cash. As part of the deal, Monster will provide job content on Yahoo.com's careers section in the US and Canada.

According to comScore, HotJobs averaged 12.6 million unique visitors per month in 2009, and the acquisition boosts Monster's local newspaper alliances from 400 to 1,000.

The annoucement comes just a few days before Monster's cross-channel Super Bowl effort, which includes a TV commercial as well as a social media push.

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