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I need to help to answer the following questions:

1. I need to analyze the supply chain of Monster.com

2. How can I analyze the supply chain for the businesses (monster.com) in a "brick and mortar" environment?

3. Explain how the supply chain was modified from "brick and mortar" by the web site.

Can you give me an example of what is "brick and mortar and how to apply it to my paper. I need detail information that I can use to write a paper. Thanks a lot

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You probably already know this, but it is worth mentioning anyways. As an OTA with BrainMass, I do NOT complete assignments or parts of assignments for students. Rather, it is my job to provide direction and guidance, so that you will be in a better position to complete your own assignment. This is listed clearly on the BrainMass site as well, so you probably know this already.

This look's like an interesting assignment, though, so let's see where I can be helpful

1. I need to analyze the supply chain of Monster.com

Well first off - I thought it might be a good idea to know what a supply chain is...I usually dissect a question to make sure I know what I am talking about or at least you need to give the impression you know when you turn it in to the instructor! =)

SUPPLY CHAIN is a network of facilities and distribution options that performs the functions of procurement of materials, transformation of these materials into intermediate and finished products, and the distribution of these finished products to customers. Supply chain efficiency is more important than ever. Consolidation, globalization and e-business are all contributing to supply chain complexity, increasing pressure to reduce costs and enhance customer service.

Monster.com offers an advanced and comprehensive range of executive search services on a retained search basis, focusing on those executives earning in excess of $150,000 annually. Monster.com currently has 30 executive search offices in 13 countries. Monster.com employs a multilevel process to identify appropriate candidates for our clients. This process begins with our analysis of the vacant position and our thorough understanding of it and the client's workplace. The vacancy is then matched against a pool of qualified candidates. Monster.com then assists the client with the interview process and helps the client structure the compensation package for the best candidate. Monster.com Executive Search business has six specialty practice groups, which are designed to enable them to better understand the market conditions and strategic management issues faced by clients within their specific industry. Monster.com specialty practice groups are each comprised of consultants who have extensive backgrounds in placing executives in certain positions within an industry. Our specialty practices are: Energy/Natural Resources, Professional Services, Supply Chain Management, Legal, Human Resources and Boards of ...

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