MNG attacks Monster over Randstad, Monster fires back by Brian Blum in Recruitment 13 Sep 2016 It’s not over until the classified lady sings, it seems. That seems to be the story with the proposed sale of Monster Worldwide to Dutch HR staffing company Randstad. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share medianewsgroupmngmonsterRandstadu.s. Brian Blum Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.