Online Job Sites Battle for Share

Monster and CareerBuilder are facing fresh challenges from upstarts like LinkedIn. To cope, some may have to buy or get bought

Musicians looking for work on a cruise ship have not one, but at least two Web sites where they can search for ocean-liner jobs. That may sound like a narrowly defined niche to have its own series of job-search sites, but it's part of a growing number of sites dedicated to matching employers and job seekers in very specific pockets of the job market. There are also sites catering to pharmacists, stay-at-home moms, and job seekers in particular regions.

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