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Robert Half: 23% of Canadian CFOs to hire in next six months

September 16, 2014

The Canadian job market may be heating up, according to the Canadian Professional Employment Forecast from Robert Half. According to the report, 23 percent of Canadian chief financial officers said their companies will be creating new jobs in the next six months. Fifty-five percent of finance exe...

Quote of the week: War for talent heats up in China

September 16, 2014

“A few years back, it was easier for a leader of a multinational company to come into China and grow a business; now they are facing very strong and fierce local competition. MNCs are looking for leadership that can manage this environment and reinvigorate growth,” CNBC quoted George Huang, partn...

Job board lists needed IT skillsets

September 15, 2014

Employment for technology professionals continues to thrive, yet this rising tide of job opportunities for tech pros has not lifted the prospects for all skillsets equally, according to job board operator Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX). Skills in Puppet, an open source IT automation tool, and cyb...

Accountable acquires allied health division in Florida

September 15, 2014

Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc. acquired the allied health staffing business of Port Orange, Fla.-based PARX Group. PARX Group’s healthcare division operates out of one office in Port Orange.The transaction closed Sept. 1; terms were not disclosed. The deal includes field professionals, clie...

The Intersect Group names new CEO

September 15, 2014

The Intersect Group, a national finance, accounting and IT staffing and consulting firm, named Rebecca Rogers Tijerino as chief executive officer, effective Aug. 25. She replaces Wade Hughes, who is leaving the company.Rogers Tijerino most recently was CEO of Astadia, a global business consulting...

Mortgage industry jobs losses rise

September 15, 2014

Mortgage industry employment was lower in the latest quarter as a result of a sharp jobs drop at banks, though jobs moved up at credit unions and non-banks, according to an index released by Mortgage Daily.The mortgage industry recorded 20,569 layoffs in the second quarter, a sharp increase from...

Where social recruiting is heading — Staffing Stream

September 15, 2014

Social recruiting is gaining popularity and people are also visiting social networking channels in search of jobs, writes Reena Gupta in The Staffing Stream. Gupta, CEO of TargetRecruit, discusses how recruitment professionals can make the best of these networks. To read the post click here.The S...

Web: Just-in-time hiring takes off in Dallas

September 15, 2014

The Dallas Morning News reports the Dallas-Fort Worth area is crushing it in the staffing business. To read the story, click here.

IT staffing research analyst sought: Become an industry expert

September 15, 2014

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Volt revenue falls 13%

September 12, 2014

Net revenue at Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) fell 13.3 percent in its fiscal third quarter ended Aug. 3 to $437.0 million. The New York-based company reported its staffing services segment experienced lower demand primarily from enterprise customers and to a lesser extent at ret...