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Administrative workers gain responsibilities

March 19, 2008

Administrative support workers' responsibilities have expanded, according to a survey released by OfficeTeam, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). In the survey of executives, 50% said administrative professionals' responsibilities increased somewhat over the last five years,...

Gevity taking charge of up to $5.5 million

March 18, 2008

Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR), a Bradenton FL-based professional employer organization, said it will take a pre-tax charge of $4.5 million to $5.5 million in the first half of this year due to the write-off of its Gevity Edge Select assets, according to its 10-K filing with the U.S. Securities and...

Expansions - Advancement, Accord, TRC

March 18, 2008

Advancement LLC, a Solon OH-based staffing firm that handles temporary and permanent placements in the technical sector, announced it is partnering with Accord Recruitment Services, an executive search firm that is also based in Solon. The companies plan to jointly market their services. "By forg...

Top companies - Download the worksheet

March 18, 2008

Staffing Industry Analysts Inc. will be launching its application process for its annual lists of largest staffing companies and fastest-growing staffing companies. Are you ready? This is your opportunity to appear on Staffing Industry Analysts exclusive lists: >Largest U.S. Staffing Companies >L...

Motivation, panache, and a call to action

March 18, 2008

Han Wong, research associate at Staffing Industry Analysts, blogs on the allure of Las Vegas, the Staffing Industry Executive Forum, and improving the staffing industry's image. Click here.

People - CTPartners, Pomeroy

March 18, 2008

Executive search firm CTPartners promoted Adam Prager to global head of its professional services practice. Prager joined CTPartners in 1997. Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) named L.K. "Ken" Kearns Jr. as senior VP of service delivery. Kearns has 40 years' experience in the information tec...

QPS buys industrial staffing firm

March 17, 2008

QPS Companies Inc., a Brookfield WI-based staffing firm, announced today it acquired N.E.W. Contracting, an industrial and technical staffing firm with a focus on manufacturing. N.E.W. had two locations in Green Bay and Appleton WI. Terms of the deal were not announced. QPS, which provides techni...

What's new pussycat?

March 17, 2008

Dana Shaw, VP of strategic solutions at Staffing Industry Analysts, blogs on the Ensemble Chimes Global debacle, the need to do business better, and not forgetting about the talent itself. Click here.

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

March 17, 2008

Here is a list of research reports released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts INSIGHT - Analysts Interview - Surprises, Strategies & Tactics from the Staffing Industry Executive Forum Despite the constant talk about the dreaded "R" word, the 18th annual Staffing Industry Executive Forum had...

Pomeroy settles with ex-CEO

March 17, 2008

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) said it reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by former CEO Stephen Pomeroy. Terms of the settlement are confidential but included a payment to the former executive, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Pomeroy was fire o...