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Pomeroy CEO resigning

November 11, 2008

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY), a Hebron KY-based information technology services and staffing firm, said President and CEO Keith Coogan will step down effective Jan. 5 because of family health reasons. Christopher Froman will take over the president and CEO roles after Coogan's departure...

Office openings - Nelson, AVID, Cadre

November 11, 2008

The Nelson Family of Companies' Nelson & Associates division opened a new office in the Redwood Shores area of Redwood City CA to provide finance and accounting staffing. Steven Strawser will serve as branch manager. The Nelson Family of Companies also opened a new office in Hollister CA; it will...

CBS revenue slips, weak economy cited

November 11, 2008

Cincinnati-based staffing firm CBS Personnel Holdings Inc's third-quarter revenue fell 8.4% to $265.6 million, according to a 10-Q filling with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by its parent company, Compass Diversified Holdings (NASD: CODI). Demand for staffing services fell, primaril...

Revenue falls 17.1% at Command Center

November 11, 2008

Third-quarter revenue at Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB) fell 17.1% to $21.9 million from $26.4 million in the same period last year. Chairman and CEO Glenn Welstad said the company was still able to post an operating profit of $194,477 despite tough economic conditions as a result of branch...

Groupe Crit revenue rises 0.4%

November 10, 2008

Groupe Crit, a French staffing and airport services firm, reported a 0.4% increase in third-quarter revenue to euro384.0 million (US$554.8 million) from euro382.5 million (US$) in the previous year. Groupe Crit ranked No. 15 on Staffing Industry Analysts' list of the world's largest staffing firm...

The Conference Board's employment index falls

November 10, 2008

The Conference Board's employment trends index fell to 105.3 in October from September's reading of 107.2. Year over year, October's reading is down 12%. "The sharp decline in the Employment Trends Index in recent months suggests we will experience even greater deterioration in the labor market i...

People - Cejka, Impellam, Butler, EmploymentGroup

November 10, 2008

Cejka Search, the healthcare executive and physician search division of Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN), named Michael Dunford as senior VP of its executive search division. Dunford previously served as managing director of Michael Dunford Associates LLC, an executive search firm, and...

Monster moves to NYSE

November 10, 2008

Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW), the online job board operator, announced today that it is now listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Monster had previously traded on the Nasdaq.

Fullcast revenue falls 8.6%

November 10, 2008

Fullcast Holdings Co. Ltd, a Tokyo-based staffing company, said revenue fell 8.6% to 98.99 billion yen (US$935.0 million) in its fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2008. The company said sales declined in its short-term temporary worker business and its industrial business, and that the Japanese economy...

Canada records little change in employment

November 7, 2008

Canada added 9,500 jobs in October, edging up employment by 0.1% to more than 17.2 million, Statistics Canada reported today. Full-time jobs increased by 47,500, while the number of part-time jobs fell by 38,100. The nationwide unemployment rate rose to 6.2% in October, up from 6.1% in September....