Monster.com is one of the largest employment websites in the world, with over a million job postings at any time.
Tracking which kind of profiles your competitors are looking for and keeping an eye on their job offers will give you insight into their future plans and enable you to see how they are getting prepared.
Get the URL you need
The first step is to go to Monster.com.
On their home page you will see:
Click on either Company, Location or Categories & Industries. By choosing to search in this way you will be able to get an RSS feed for your search.
Categories & Industries
When you click on this link, you will then be able to select the business sector you are interested in. This option will help you to cover all the job postings in this sector. If you are interested in a particular company only, see the section in this article on Company.
In this example I selected "insurance" from the industries list. On the next page, I can see:
When I click on the RSS feed symbol at the top, I will go to the page that contains the URL I need:
I can then copy the URL from the top of the page and paste it directly into an agent:
When I click on Company on the first page of Monster.com, a new page will open:
I can then enter the name of the company I want to track in the search box, and then on the next page, click on the RSS feed symbol to get to the URL I need.
Inside Monster.com, you can add more than one company to your search, which will enable you to track more than one company or several subsidiaries with one RSS feed.
Don't forget the query
If you need to, you can apply a query to your agent. This will enable you to filter the job postings down further by looking only for specific keywords.