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Temps Inc. buying BrightMed

September 4, 2008

Temps Inc., a St. Louis-based healthcare staffing firm, struck a deal to acquire BrightMed Inc., a provider of travel nurses and allied healthcare professionals. Terms of the deal were not announced. "This will be our entrée into travel healthcare staffing," said Todd Kane, president and CEO of...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

September 4, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts BRIEFING - Staffing Industry Stock Index analysis *SISI gains 1.9%; 16 firms up, 4 down*Cheaper oil boosts broader market*CDI, TrueBlue see big gains For the Briefing, click here.


Gannett now holds majority of CareerBuilder

September 3, 2008

Newspaper publisher Gannett Co. Inc. acquired a controlling interest in CareerBuilder.com. Gannett said today it purchased an additional 10% stake in the online job site from the Tribune Company for $135 million, giving it a 50.8% share. Gannett previously held a 40.8% stake in the company with T...


Number of online job ads rise

September 3, 2008

The number of U.S. jobs posted online rose to more than 4.8 million in August, up 7% from July, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads. Compared to August 2007, the number of online ads was up 4%. "We have seen no real improvement in labor demand throughout 2008 and...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

September 3, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Legal staffing growth update *Generally solid growth despite weak economy*Geography plus ebb and flow of large projects driving volatility*Legal employment growing outside legal services sector For the Insight, click here.


CIOs to hire less, CFOs to hire more

September 3, 2008

Chief information officers in the United States plan to hire fewer people in the fourth quarter than the third, but chief financial officers increased their hiring plans, according to new surveys released today by Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). In a survey of CIOs, 11% said they plan...


Kelly buys British staffing firm

September 2, 2008

Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) acquired Toner Graham, a British finance and accounting staffing firm. Toner Graham provides personnel from mid-level manager to CFOs on direct hire or temporary basis. It was founded in 1994. Toner Graham's management team will remain with the company. "This acq...


Healthcare Summit starts next week

September 2, 2008

The 2008 Healthcare Staffing Summit begins next week, bringing together top healthcare staffing industry executives. Staffing Industry Analysts' Executive VP and Chief Analysts Barry Asin will kick off the summit with a description of the state of the healthcare staffing industry on Monday. The s...


Adecco strikes Dutch deal

September 2, 2008

Adecco SA, the world's largest staffing firm, struck a deal to acquire DNC De Nederlanden Compagnie NV. If completed, the combined company would be the third-largest professional staffing firm in the Netherlands, according to Adecco. DNC provides staffing in information and communications technol...


Goodwill Group to change name

September 2, 2008

The Goodwill Group Inc., a Tokyo-based firm with staffing and other operations, said Friday it plans to change its name in October to Radia Holdings Inc. Shareholders must approve the change. The name change comes after turbulent times for the company. Charges over illegal dispatch of staff in Ja...