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By Peter Oberth

Monster Launches FIND BETTER campaign and “Cool Jobs” Opportunity!

Monster and the Pivot network have teamed up together to create nine segments for Take Part Live surrounding Monster’s Find Better initiative that focuses on millennials and even includes a veteran segment.  Take Part Live is a topical show that tackles timely issues without taking itself too seriously and provides stories and conversations that matter to millennials.  
To check out Take Part Live, visit We strongly encourage you to view the digital shorts provided the day after each Find Better segment at  You can find the segment schedule provided below.
On October 7, 2013, Monster introduced readers and audiences with the unique opportunity to apply for a “Cool Jobs” Associate Producer position with Pivot as part of their partnership.  For additional details, please visit
For more info and ways to “Find Better,” please visit Talk about it on Twitter and Facebook.  Share the experience and see what others are saying with hashtag #FindBetter!

10/21 —If At First You Don’t Succeed...
How do you best handle rejection? Josh talks to an expert about the appropriate way to ensure an employer will keep you in mind in the future and how best to seek their constructive criticism so you can translate it into future success. In-studio, Josh and our hosts discuss data that supports the tumultuous road most job seekers face.
11/4 —Be Your Own Boss
Josh explores the entrepreneurial spirit amongst millennials – whether it’s building a business from scratch, or going full time into the freelance market – what are the risks? An expert speaks about tools available and the pitfalls to avoid, as well as highlights top five resources for those planning to work for themselves.
11/11 —Career, Country (Veteran’s Segment)
How do young vets returning from service integrate into the civilian workforce?  We talk to an expert about taking advantage of the GI Bill before looking for work versus how one who has served his/her country can find a job without a college-education.  In studio, a young vet joins Josh and our hosts to discuss topics such as what’s next for them, how they’re adjusting their lives after serving country, employment, re-acclimating into their communities, the changing relationships with their friends and family, outlook on their future and finally, best next steps.
11/18 —Woman Amongst Boys
What is it like to be a female in a male-dominated field? Josh speaks with a woman who has experienced her career in the science/technology field. He then recaps the top 10 male-dominated fields where women currently are having an impact. In-studio, we discuss why there are so few women in certain fields and highlight strategies to encourage more females to pursue those paths.
12/9 —Choosing the Best Path
Shipp and specialists discuss the best ways to identify potential career paths for chosen fields and explore potential challenge/pitfalls that lie ahead. During the package, experts provide tips and tools to determine, on an individual basis, the careers for which some millennials are best suited. Creative or unexpected ways to get where you’re going.
12/16 —Beyond The Offer
So you got the job, now what?  Josh talks to experts about first job expectations, discussing what kinds of leverage entry-level employees actually have. We explore questions about when it’s appropriate to re-negotiate salaries and offer tips to manage the balance between respecting the employer and advocating for yourself. 

Note: Pivot is not available to Time Warner customers, but we encourage them to view the digital shorts provided the next day at