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Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

October 20, 2008

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Staffing buyer survey: customer satisfaction, perception, loyalty *Staffing buyers becoming much more satisfied, loyal*But still use contingents reluctantly*Buyers report use of contingents saves median 17% of total company ex...

Leading index up 0.3%

October 20, 2008

The Conference Board's U.S. leading index of economic indicators rose 0.3% in September, its first increase in five months, and now stands at 100.6 (2004 base level = 100). However, weakness among the leading indicators has remained widespread over the last six months. Based on revised data, the...

October's marketing blog - social networking

October 20, 2008

Staffing Industry Analysts' VP of Marketing Hinda Chalew discusses social networking and two social networking groups Staffing Industry Analysts has begun on Linked In. For the full blog, click here.

Administaff cites increase in worksite employees

October 17, 2008

Administaff Inc. (NYSE: ASF), the largest professional employer organization in terms of net revenue, said today the number of worksite employees it served in the third quarter rose 6.1% from the third quarter of last year and totaled 119,389. The Houston-based company also said it expects gross...

Median third-quarter wage is $720

October 17, 2008

Full-time workers in the United States had weekly median earnings of $720 in the third quarter of 2008, up 3.6% from the third quarter of last year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Full-time workers over 25 years old without high school diplomas had weekly median earnings of $...

PEO puts off public offering

October 17, 2008

SOI, a Charlotte NC-based professional employer organization, shelved plans to go public, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing on Oct. 10 said the company was withdrawing its request for registration of stock because of unfavorable market conditions....

Latest Staffing Industry Report released

October 17, 2008

The October 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 include: -The latest forecast for the staffing industry-Rankings of largest information technology and healt...

Orleans fastest-growing, New York highest paid

October 17, 2008

Orleans Parish in Louisiana, home of New Orleans, posted the fastest job growth of all U.S. counties in the first quarter, up 5.0% year over year, according to number released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. New York County, the location of Manhattan, reported the highest average we...

Research set on VMS, RPO, project staffing

October 17, 2008

TAPFIN Process Solutions, a division of Comsys IT Partners Inc. (NASD: CITP), joined with the Human Capital Institute for research on "integrated resource fulfillment," which includes how companies use vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing and go about finding workers for spe...

TrueBlue revenue falls 17% organically

October 16, 2008

TrueBlue Inc. (NYSE: TBI), the industrial staffing giant, said third-quarter revenue slipped 1% year over year to $387.9 million, but would have fallen 17% without the effects of acquisitions in the past year. "As a result of the weak economy, demand for our services declined across most of the m...