Participant Media’s Pivot Joins with Monster to Encourage Vibrant Millennial Career Conversations on the Search to ‘Find

  Participant Media’s Pivot Joins with Monster to Encourage Vibrant Millennial
  Career Conversations on the Search to ‘Find Better®’

  Multi-Platform Initiative Anchored by Pivot-Produced Original Documentary
 about Job Searching in America, Prominent Inclusion In Network's Late-Night
Topical Series ‘TakePart Live’ and Significant Online Content on and

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- September 16, 2013

Pivot (, Participant Media's new network targeting Millennials
(18-34), today announced an innovative relationship with Monster Worldwide
(NYSE: MWW), the worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job
opportunities, to drive a meaningful dialogue about the path to employment in
America. The multi-platform initiative, which speaks directly to the network’s
commitment to create content that inspires change, will provide this next
greatest generation with the knowledge and tools necessary to “Find Better®”,
in their careers and lives, especially in a challenging economy.

The sponsorship agreement, which will roll out beginning September 16^th, will
integrate content on-air, online and across social media to bridge the
perceived gap between Millennials and potential employers with a series of branded components. Highlights of the initiative include a
Pivot-produced original documentary that explores the journey of finding your
way in the world of work through the eyes and personal stories of real-life
job seekers across the country. Digging deep into the lives of relatable
Millennials going through what can be one of life’s most daunting
undertakings, the special will highlight the highs and lows of each person's
unique experience and how proper preparation and leveraging the most advanced
tools available today can provide the greatest payoff for their careers and,
more importantly, the rest of their lives.

Beginning today, Pivot will also air branded segments for its late
night topical show, TakePart Live. A series of nine in-studio “Find Better”
segments will be integrated into TakePart Live from September through
December, featuring career coaches, seasoned executives, and job seekers. The
in show series and the accompanying digital shorts will focus on tactics and
strategies on how to find not just a job, but a fulfilling career. Topics
include: How to Craft Your Personal Brand; How to Break the Negative
Perception of Millennials in the Workplace; The Benefits of Working for a
Company that Matches an Individual’s Moral Compass; How to Handle Rejection;
How to Build your Own Business from Scratch or Create a Successful Freelance
Career; How Women Can Have Impact in Fields Traditionally Considered a Man’s
Domain; and What to Do After You Get the Job.

The “Find Better®” series on TakePart Live showcases motivational coach Josh
Shipp whose prominent role in the campaign includes appearances in all the
TakePart Live segments and puts him front and center in the series' other
digital shorts to provide Millennials with tangible tips and takeaways,
highlighting tools from The shorts will also be featured on, the online destination for socially relevant news and
information at

Monster and Pivot are also collaborating on the next installment of Monster’s
globally successful Cool Jobs program. Starting Oct 7^th, TakePart Live will
seek to hire an Associate Producer for the show with the only way to apply to
be through Pivot and TakePartLive will air branded promotional
spots to drive awareness and encourage viewers to go to
to apply.

Ted Gilvar, CMO, Monster Worldwide, said: “Our unique approach with Pivot
transcends any typical marketing campaign. This collaboration is the perfect
way to use a seamlessly integrated strategy across broadcast, digital and
social content to inspire Millennials to Find Better. Pivot is a great
platform to marry our mission and our message as part of a real and engaging

John Arianas, EVP, Advertising Sales & Partnerships, Pivotsaid:  “The brand
alignments between Monster and Pivot are obvious as our mission is about
creating entertainment that is positive and inspiring -- what could be more
appropriate than a campaign focused on ‘Finding Better’ jobs. Monster and the
Marketing Arm have been tremendous working with us day to day to create an
incredible amount of custom content that will resonate with Millennials
on-air, online and through social media.”

About Monster Worldwide

Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW),is the global leader in successfully
connecting job opportunities and people. Monster uses the world's most
advanced technology to help peopleFind Better, matching job seekers to
opportunities via digital, social and mobile solutions®,
our flagshipwebsite, and employers to the best talentusing a vast array of
products and services.As an Internet pioneer, more than 200 million people
have registered on the Monster Worldwide network. Today, with operations in
more than 40 countries, Monster provides the broadest, most sophisticated job
seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities
globally. For more information visit

About Pivot

Pivot (, which launched nationallyAugust 1st, is a new television
network from Participant Media serving passionate Millennials (18-34) with a
diverse slate of talent and a mix of original series, acquired programming,
films and documentaries. Pivot focuses on entertainment that sparks
conversation, inspires change and illuminates issues through engaging content
and, through its website, connects audiences to a wealth of
content and customizable actions. Pivot is also changing the media landscape,
available via traditional Pay TV subscription and integrating a Live and on
demand streaming option via its interactive, downloadable Pivot APP. In both
content and delivery, Pivot is TV for The New Greatest Generation. Follow
Pivot on Twitter at @pivot_tv and on Facebook at

About Participant Media

Participantis a global entertainment company founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll to
focus on feature film, television, publishing and digital content that
inspires social change.Participant's more than 40 films include GOOD NIGHT,
‘SUPERMAN’, THE HELP, CONTAGION and LINCOLN. Through its films, social action
campaigns, digital andPivot,its new television network
for Millennials,Participant seeks to entertain, encourage and empower every
individual to take action.


Jennifer Garnick
Vice President
FerenComm for Pivot
Stephanie Baumoel
Senior Vice President
Matt Anchin
Senior Vice President, Global Communications
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