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Library Associates acquires legal staffing firm

June 30, 2008

Library Associates Companies announced today it acquired Strategic Staffing Associates, a legal staffing firm. Strategic Staffing will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Library Associates. Terms of the deal were not announced. Strategic Staffing Associates operates a Denver office and supplies atto...


Private equity firm buys staffing insurer

June 30, 2008

Sunz Group LLC, a workers' compensation provider primarily to professional employer organizations and other staffing companies, was acquired by Palm Beach Capital, a private equity firm. Terms of the deal were not announced. "Customers are demanding multi-state coverage and we intend to expand in...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 30, 2008

Here is a list of research reports releases last week by Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT- Survey of staffing firms: vendor management, HR outsourcing & consulting - who offers what to whom? This Insight represents the second report to be published based on our comprehensive January 2008 surve...


Goodwill to shutter Japanese subsidiary

June 30, 2008

The Goodwill Group Inc., a Tokyo-based firm, announced it was shutting down its Goodwill Inc. subsidiary in Japan. The company had been under fire in Japan. Three internal employees were arrested and the company itself faces charges over the illegal dispatch of staff. Its operations in Japan had...


Crdentia to go private

June 30, 2008

Healthcare staffing firm Crdentia Corp. (OTCBB: CRDT.OB) said it plans to go private. Its board approved a 1,000-to-one reverse stock split, which will leave the company with 150 shareholders. The Dallas-based firm said it expects significant savings from going private. The move, however, shouldn...


Randstad, Vedior merger to be final

June 30, 2008

Randstad Holding NV and Vedior NV shareholders last week approved Randstad's acquisition of Vedior, the world's third- and fourth-largest staffing firms. The approvals were a final hurdle in the merger, which will become effective Tuesday. The combined companies will rank as the world's second-la...


Awards -- Bartech, Imprax, The Plus Group

June 27, 2008

The Bartech Group, a staffing and management services company, was selected to receive Delphi's 2007 Pinnacle Award, which recognizes the highest level of achievement by a supplier. The award specifically recognizes suppliers for quality, cost, and delivery performance or improvement. As an awar...


CDI teams with Spherion for RPO contract

June 27, 2008

The Hertz Corp. (NYSE: HTZ) has awarded CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) and its CDI-Talent Management division a five-year recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) contract. CDI will be responsible for the hiring process of all positions below the vice president level in North America and will be the primary...


Monster to centralize customer service

June 27, 2008

Monster is opening a new customer service facility in Florence SC that will house about 350 employees. The Florence facility stems from Monster's decision to bring all U.S. customer service positions in-house. Recruitment for these positions is expected to begin soon and operations are scheduled...


Economic gauge down again

June 27, 2008

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index level measuring the U.S. economy fell to 131.7 for the week ended June 20 from the prior period's level of 132.6. Lower index levels indicate a slower economy. The index's growth rate, derived from a four week moving average and compar...