Monster Employment Index Nov. reports 7% YOY improvement by Jim Townsend in Recruitment 12 Dec 2012 Monster Worldwide, Inc. : Monster Employment Index Rises 7% Year-over-Year November 2012 Index Highlights: Monster Employment Index U.S. grows seven percent on annual basis in November Retail Trade (up 16 percent) leads all sectors in annual growth, while real estate and rental and leasing sector continued to track double-digit growth Ar This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share monster employment indexUnited StatesWorld news releases Jim Townsend Jim Townsend, editorial director and a principal of the AIM Group, is a career journalist, consultant and interactive media pioneer with more than 35 years of experience in news management. Townsend joined the AIM Group in 2001 as an analyst and consultant and became a part-owner in 2003. He is based in Houston. He leads a global team of analysts who report media industry trends in North and South America, Europe, India, Asia, Australia and other countries in the Pacific Rim.