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Staffing revenue edges up at Arcadia

June 16, 2008

Staffing revenue rose 1.0% at Arcadia Resources Inc. (AMEX: KAD) in its fiscal year ending March 31. The Indianapolis-based staffing, pharmacy and medical equipment firm reported staffing revenue of $122.7 million for the year, up from $121.5 million in the previous year. Including nonstaffing re...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 16, 2008

Here is a list of research reports released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - Per diem staffing growth update Two large players in the per diem nursing segment saw lackluster organic performance in 2007, and such weakness continued into the first quarter of 2008. For more, click...


Pacer buys healthcare staffing firm

June 16, 2008

Pacer Health Corp. (OTCBB: PHLH.OB) acquired healthcare staffing firm Professional Emergency Services LLC of Columbia MO. Pacer, which announced the deal last week, is a Miami Lakes FL-based operator of hospitals, medical centers and psychiatric facilities in the Southeast. Professional Emergency...


National Technical staffing revenue is flat

June 13, 2008

Staffing revenue was flat year-over-year at National Technical Systems Inc. (NASD: NTSC) for the company's fiscal first quarter ended April 30. The firm reported that revenue of $8.4 million in its technical solutions division, which provides staffing, was unchanged from the same period in the pr...


Latest Staffing Industry Report released

June 13, 2008

The June issue of the Staffing Industry Report newsletter is now available in PDF format at www.staffingindustry.com. To download a copy, click here. Top stories from this month's issue: -The list of the largest global staffing firms -First-quarter revenue rises median 7.6% at public firms -Staff...


Real average weekly earnings fall by 0.4%

June 13, 2008

Real average weekly earnings fell by 0.4% month-over-month in May, according to preliminary, seasonally adjusted data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A 0.3% increase in average hourly earnings partially offset a 0.7% increase in the consumer price index for urban wage earne...


ClearPoint gets second Nasdaq notice

June 13, 2008

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (NASD: CPBR) said Thursday that it received a second notice from Nasdaq saying its stock was out of compliance with listing requirements because it closed below the minimum bid of $1 a share for 30 consecutive days. However, the company said it could have up to...


Who's ranking you?

June 13, 2008

Temps and others can now rate their staffing firms on several Web sites. But do staffing agencies know what's being said about them? Jeff Reeder, managing editor of SI Review, discusses who's reviewing who in the contingent blog. For more, click here.


Index's outlook remains recessionary

June 13, 2008

The growth rate for the Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index (WLI) level of the U.S. economy for the week ended June 6 edged up to 132.5 from the prior period's reading of 132.4. Lower index levels indicate a slower economy. "With WLI growth solidly negative, the U.S. economic...


TechTeam says CFO leaving, director hired

June 13, 2008

TechTeam Global announced that CFO Marc Lichtman will leave. Lichtman will remain with the company through Aug. 15 unless it finds a new CFO before that time. TechTeam also said it hired Peter Keane to serve as director of business process improvement for its Europe, Middle East and Africa region...