The Creative Group Named Official Staffing Agency of Choice for The Webby Awards 2000(R)

MENLO PARK, CA – MAY 2, 2000 – Where do organizers of The Webby Awards find the talent they need for their own web site? In part through The Creative Group, a specialized staffing firm providing marketing, advertising, creative and web professionals on a project basis.

To reinforce its commitment to new media and digital arts, The Creative Group has provided the services of its freelancers to help event organizers fill creative and web staffing needs. The Creative Group is also the exclusive staffing sponsor of the May 11th awards ceremony, widely hailed as the "Oscars of the Internet."

"As a firm committed to advancing the careers of those in new media, we're pleased to support The Webbys in recognizing outstanding talent in the field," said Liz Hubler, executive director of The Creative Group. "It's exciting to be part of such a prestigious and dynamic industry event."

Tiffany Shlain, director of The Webby Awards, said, "The Creative Group has been a valuable resource in helping us prepare for this year's event. We're proud to be working with such a talented group of professionals."

The Webby Awards are the leading creative honors for digital media. Nominees and winners are chosen by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. The Webby Awards are an IDG event. For more information, visit www.webbyawards.com.

The Creative Group, a division of staffing leader Robert Half International Inc., specializes in placing marketing, advertising, creative and web professionals, ranging from web designers to online writers, on a project basis. Based in Menlo Park, Calif., The Creative Group has offices in major markets across the United States and Canada and offers online job search services at www.creativegroup.com.