Daily News

Daily News-Staffing Industry Analysts RSS Feed Get the RSS Feed

Job openings fall

April 8, 2008

The number of job openings was just over 3.8 million on the last business day of February, down 348,000 year-over-year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were almost 4.2 million job openings in February 2007. The job openings rate was 2.7% in February compared with 2.9% in F...


TSR profit up, but slowdown may have effect

April 8, 2008

Third-quarter revenue and profit rose at information technology staffing firm TSR Inc., but its CEO said the economic slowdown will likely hit IT spending, especially in the financial services sector. Hauppauge NY-based TSR reported net income of $214,000 for its fiscal third quarter ended Feb 29...


77% have used locum tenens doctors

April 8, 2008

A survey of 730 hospitals and medical groups by Staff Care, a division of AMN Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: AHS), found 77% had used locum tenens physicians, or temporary doctors, in the last 12 months. In addition, 54% said they were currently using locum tenens doctors. The survey also found that 76%...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

April 7, 2008

Here is a list of research reports released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - The future of VMS in a post-Chimes world This Insight directs readers to a discussion panel transcript entitled, "The Future of VMS in a post-Chimes world." The document provides readers with a detailed...


Locum tenens can relieve burn-out

April 7, 2008

Serving as a locum tenens may help doctors avoid burning out, according to Vista Staffing Solutions, a division of On Assignment Inc. (NASD: ASGN). In a survey of doctors, 53% agreed or strongly agreed with the statement that working as a locum tenens could help a doctor avoid burning out. Anothe...


Last day to apply for the lists!

April 7, 2008

Staffing Industry Analysts Inc. is compiling its annual lists of top staffing companies and fastest-growing staffing companies. This is your opportunity to appear on Staffing Industry Analysts exclusive lists:>Largest U.S. Staffing Companies >Largest Worldwide Staffing Companies >Largest Staffin...


Nursefinders buys allied staffing firm

April 7, 2008

Nursefinders Inc. announced today it acquired Resources On Call, a Hickory NC-based allied healthcare staffing firm with a particular emphasis on providing imaging and medical laboratory technologists. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition, in addition to Nursefinders' other brand...


Michael Page gross profit rises 33.0%

April 7, 2008

Michael Page International PLC, a London-based staffing firm, said worldwide gross profit rose 33.0% to GBP140.3 million (US$279.9 million) in the first quarter ended March 31. In its Americas segment, Michael Page said gross profit rose 62.4% to GBP11.6 million (US$23.1 million). The company als...


BRIEFING - MARCH EMPLOYMENT SITUATION

April 4, 2008

·   Temp jobs off 22,000·   Nonfarm jobs off 80,000·   Unemployment trending up·   Place and search prospects tepid Temp job losses widenTemporary help payrolls fell by 22,000 jobs in March, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This was not quite as large a decline as in February...


Index shows buyers taking longer to pay

April 4, 2008

Staffing buyers took more time to pay staffing firms in March, according to the Capital TempFunds credit index. The index fell to 94 in March from 98 in February. The higher the number, the faster clients are paying. For the first quarter of 2008 as a whole, the Capital TempFunds credit index was...