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Kforce profit falls, sells scientific division

April 30, 2008

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) reported Tuesday that first-quarter net income fell 18.4% year-over-year to $7.2 million. The Tampa FL-based professional staffing company also said it sold its scientific staffing division and that it's looking at selling its nurse staffing division. First-quarter revenu...


Report says U.S. added 10,000 jobs

April 30, 2008

The United States added 10,000 private-sector nonfarm jobs in April, on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the national employment report released today by Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP). The report, however, revised down its count of jobs gained in March to 3,000 from 8,000. E...


National Technical staffing revenue down

April 30, 2008

National Technical Systems Inc.'s (NASD: NTSC) fourth-quarter revenue rose 4.3% to $30.5 million in its fourth-quarter ended Jan. 31 from $29.3 million in the fourth quarter of the previous year. However, the Calabasas CA-based company said revenue in its technical solutions division, which provi...


CDI revenue flat, net income down

April 30, 2008

First-quarter revenue was flat at CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI). The Philadelphia-based staffing and engineering services company posted revenue of $293.9 million in the first quarter. CDI's first-quarter net income fell 6.4% to $7.9 million from $8.5 million in the first quarter of last year. Gross marg...


Oklahoma City posts lowest jobless rate

April 29, 2008

Oklahoma City reported the lowest jobless rate in March, 3.3%, among U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The Detroit area again posted the highest unemployment rate among large areas at 8.1%. Among metropolitan areas o...


Heidrick profit slips as Americas revenue falls

April 29, 2008

First-quarter net income fell 29.9% at Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII). The Chicago-based executive search firm said profit fell amid a decrease in operating income in its Americas region, driven by a decline in revenue from the financial services industry. Investment in its...


USG People net income rises 19.6%

April 29, 2008

First-quarter net income at Netherlands-based staffing firm USG People rose 19.6% to euro29.3 million (US$46.3 million), compared with euro24.5 million in the same period last year. First-quarter revenue rose 6.4% to euro963.9 million (US$1.52 billion) from euro906.2 million at the company which...


Gevity posts $1.6 million loss

April 29, 2008

Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR) reported a first-quarter loss of $1.6 million as it worked to discontinue its Gevity Edge Select offering. The Bradenton FL-based professional employer organization previously announced it would end Gevity Edge Select, which offered services without co-employment. The...


Spherion profit falls, revenue up on buys

April 29, 2008

First-quarter net income fell 50.8% at Spherion Corp. (NYSE: SFN) while revenue rose 24.8% in the wake of two large acquisitions. The Fort Lauderdale FL-based staffing firm acquired Technisource, the 17th-largest information technology staffing firm, in the fourth quarter of 2007 and Todays Staff...


Financials - General Employment, Dice

April 29, 2008

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB)For the second quarter ended March 31, 2008, compared with the same period in the previous year.Revenue: $3.9 million, -21.6% Net loss: $523,000 vs. net income of $90,000 Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX) For the first quarter ended March 31, 2008, comp...