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Security-cleared workers' salaries rise 6%

March 26, 2008

The average annual salary for professionals with U.S. government security clearances rose 6% to $72,803 in 2007, according to an annual survey by ClearanceJobs.com, a job board specializing in jobs requiring security clearances. The average salary last year was $68,139. Average salaries for secur...


ATC Healthcare says two past reports not reliable

March 25, 2008

ATC Healthcare Inc. (OTCBB: AHNA.PK) reported its financial statements for its quarter ended May 31, 2007, and fiscal year ended February 28, 2007, should not be relied upon, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said it found accounts that were not p...


Manufacturing, service sectors to slow hiring

March 25, 2008

April hiring expectations for the manufacturing and service sectors are down year-over-year, according to the leading indicator of national employment index (LINE) report from the Society for Human Resource Management and Rutgers University. The index's survey found that 51.5% of manufacturers pl...


People - Right Management, Analysts International, Adea

March 25, 2008

Right Management, a division of Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN), named Stephen Cohen as senior VP of global product management for the company's leadership development consulting practice. Cohen has held senior leadership roles at the Carlson Cos., Dove Consulting, Wilson Learning, and Harbridge House....


Consumer confidence dives lower

March 25, 2008

The Conference Board's consumer confidence index fell further in March following a sharp decline in February and remains at a five-year low. The index now stands at 64.5, down from 76.4 in February. "Looking ahead, consumers' outlook for business conditions, the job market, and their income prosp...


Fewer employers to hire new grads

March 24, 2008

Fewer employers plan to hire new college graduates this year, according to a survey by Monster Worldwide Inc. (NASD: MNST). Only 59% of employers plan to hire new graduates this year, down 17% year-over-year. In addition, 29% are unsure, almost twice as many as those who reported indecision in 20...


Majority of CIOs would listen to recruiter

March 24, 2008

More than half of chief information officers would entertain a call from a recruiter regarding a new job, according to a survey released by Harvey Nash USA, the U.S. division of London-based information technology staffing firm Harvey Nash Group PLC. Only 17% would not consider other jobs, 10% sa...


Westaff posts first-quarter loss

March 24, 2008

Westaff Inc. (NASD: WSTF) swung to a $1.9 million loss in its fiscal first quarter ended Jan. 26 compared with a profit of $404,000 in the first quarter of the previous year, according to a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company reported the softening economy...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

March 24, 2008

Here is a list of research reports released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - 4Q07 Outplacement growth update Outplacement appears to be growing again after a more than two-year stall. Over the course of 2007, both Manpower's Right Management brand as well as Adecco's Human Capi...


Honors - Kelly, ADP

March 21, 2008

Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) received a 2007 "Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement" award from Intel Corp. The award is Intel's top honor for suppliers. Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP) was added to the "Companies That Care Honor Roll" by the Center for Companies That Care, a no...