NEW YORK, NY November 17, 2008 - Send Word Now today announced that it will provide Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc., with its alert service software for emergency notifications and on-demand alerts and responses. The software will enable Monster to quickly and securely deliver emergency and routine communications to employees in real time â€“ an important asset in todayâ€™s world.
"As a company, we need to be able to efficiently communicate with our employees on a daily basis, most especially in emergency situations," said Lise Poulos, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Monster. "Send Word Nowâ€™s services enable us to better communicate with employees during urgent and time-sensitive situations, allowing us to not only ensure they receive critical information, but most importantly confirm their safety."
Send Word Nowâ€™s messaging platform is capable of transmitting hundreds of thousands of voice and text messages in minutes, enabling rapid communication to anywhere in the world, via any communication device. With rapid two-way alerting and response, time-sensitive events can be addressed immediately, reducing human latency and resulting in better decision-making and quicker response times. The Send Word Now Alert Service also features audit and tracking capabilities via AlertTracer and the companyâ€™s powerful weather alert service, WeatherBlast. Users can also send messages from the field via Send Word Nowâ€™s BlackBerry client application.
"Communicating with employees in a reliable, effective manner has proven time and again to be an invaluable means ensuring successful outcomes during a crisis. Our Fortune 500 clients rely on Send Word Now to help them reach hundreds and even thousands of employees," said Tony Schmitz, President and CEO of Send Word Now. "During emergency or time sensitive situations, it is critical for these firms to communicate and coordinate with employees, government agencies as well as the media to prevent the spread of misinformation and public panic as they resolve their crisis. Send Word Now is an ideal solution for these organizations."