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Paychex revenue rises 22% in Q4, 10% excluding PEO adjustment

July 2, 2014

Paychex Inc. (NASD: PAYX), a provider of payroll processing and professional employer organization services, reported revenue rose 9 percent to $639.0 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended May 31. However, the Rochester, N.Y.-based firm reported it reclassified certain PEO direct costs as op...


US manufacturing, services sectors’ July hiring plans highest in four years

July 2, 2014

This could be the busiest July in the last four years for hiring in the U.S. manufacturing and service sectors, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s new leading indicators of a national employment report.The report’s survey found 58.0 percent of manufacturing companies plan to...


US adds 281,000 job in June says ADP, market ‘improving’

July 2, 2014

Private-sector employment in the U.S. rose by 281,000  jobs in June, up from the three-month average of 222,000, according to Automatic Data Processing Inc.’s (NASD: ADP) national employment report released today. The number of jobs added in June is up from the 179,000 jobs added in May.“The...


Full Moon Talent acquires risk management firm

July 2, 2014

Full Moon Talent, a provider of IT and risk recruiting and staffing services along with outsourced project work, acquired Quion Partners. Quoin Partners is a management consulting and talent sourcing firm targeting enterprise risk management.The transaction closed June 9; terms were not disclosed...


Online job ads rise in June

July 2, 2014

U.S. online job ads rose by 155,900 in June to a total of about 5.1 million, according to The Conference Board’s report on online jobs ads released today. The increase follows a loss of 18,900 job ads in May.Last month’s supply/demand rate stood at two unemployed for every vacancy.“The June incre...


Houston lands biggest share of US jobs, report says

July 2, 2014

Houston grabbed a biggest share of job creation post-recession, followed by Dallas and San Francisco, according to a report released today from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International.“The metros producing the strongest competitive effect are often heavily dominated by speci...


Jackson Healthcare acquires Michigan firm

July 1, 2014

Jackson Healthcare, the third-largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, acquired Michigan-based Sullivan Healthcare Consulting. The transaction closed June 26; terms were not disclosed.Sullivan Healthcare, a 40-year-old company, provides interim staffing as well as management and consulting services...


PrincetonOne acquires retail staffing firm

July 1, 2014

PrincetonOne acquired Retail Search Group in Grass Valley, Calif. The transaction closed July 1; terms were not disclosed.Retail Search Group targets retail businesses and has close to $2 million in revenue. The Retail Search brand will remain, and Kim Franchi, Retail Search Group’s general manag...


OSHA cites Texas food processer, staffing provider

July 1, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Fresh From Texas Inc., a San Antonio, Texas-based fruit and vegetable processer for H-E-B Grocery stores and fast-food markets, and staffing agency iWorks Personnel Inc. for violations exposing workers to damaging...


Cross Country completes MSN acquisition

July 1, 2014

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) completed its $48 million acquisition of Medical Staffing Network. The deal was announced June 2.“This acquisition increases Cross Country’s branch network and market share, diversifies our customer base and brings us new service lines,” said Cross Count...