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Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

February 11, 2008

Here is a list of research reports, and citations to other research, released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Interview with CHG Healthcare Services CEO Michael Weinholtz Staffing Industry Analysts recently spoke to CHG Healthcare Services CEO Michael Weinholtz. Founded in 1979...


TechTeam names new CEO

February 11, 2008

TechTeam Global Inc. (NASD: TEAM) announced Gary Cotshott will serve as its new president and CEO. Cotshott is a 33-year veteran of Dell Inc. and NCR Corp. At Dell, Cotshott served as VP and general manager of Dell Services. Cotshott replaced William Brown, who will continue to serve on the board...


If I were the CEO of a job board

February 11, 2008

Noël Calvi, research analyst at Staffing Industry Analysts, blogs on possible features job boards may want to add. Click here.


Adecco buys Indian industrial staffing firm

February 8, 2008

Adecco SA's Indian division announced the acquisition of Ajinkya, a Pune, India-based industrial staffing company. Ajinkya has more than 150 clients and more than 4,500 workers. C.R. Kale, Ajinkya's founding director, will remain with the company and serve as its director at Adecco. Adecco said...


Employment rises in Canada

February 8, 2008

Employment in Canada rose by more than 46,000 jobs month-over-month in January with employment at more than 17.0 million, Statistics Canada reported today. Employment was up 2.0% year-over-year in January. In addition, the Canadian unemployment rate was 5.8% in January, down from 6.0% in December...


Financial results - Dice Holdings Inc.

February 8, 2008

Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX) For the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2007, compared with the same period in 2006. Revenue: $39.5 million, +48.8% Net income: $1.8 million, +33.5% For the 2007 fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2007, compared with the previous year. Revenue: $142.4 million, +70.7%Net incom...


Economic gauge lowest in more than six years

February 8, 2008

The growth rate for the Economic Cycle Research Institute's forward-looking gauge of the U.S. economy for the week ended Feb. 1 contracted 7.9%, its lowest in more than six years. ECRI's weekly leading index (WLI) level, however, increased to 133.5 from 131.1 in the prior period. The readings can...


Judge rules for Arizona employer sanctions law

February 8, 2008

Arizona's employer sanctions law received a green light Thursday from federal Judge Neil Wake when he ruled against business groups and others in their suit to stop it. Known as the Legal Arizona Workers Act, the law targets illegal workers by getting tough on employers. It requires employers to...


Barrett revenue up, but profit down

February 8, 2008

Fourth-quarter revenue rose 22.5% at Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI) but net income fell 25.1%. Barrett reported fourth-quarter revenue of $81.8 million, up from $66.8 million in the same period last year. Fourth-quarter net income slipped to $3.9 million from $5.2 million in the four...


One-time charges hit Vedior Q4 bottom line

February 7, 2008

Vedior NV reported a 9% increase in fourth-quarter worldwide revenue to euro2.17 billion (US$3.19 billion). Net income, however, fell to euro33.2 million (US$48.9 million), down 51.7% from euro56.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2006, due to one-time charges. The charges included a euro25.0 mil...