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Legal staffing firm settles age discrimination lawsuit

July 13, 2015

Strategic Legal Solutions, a national legal staffing and legal project management services firm, will pay $85,000 to settle an age discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced.The EEOC in September 2014 alleged Strategic Le...


Millennials seek tangible benefits from employers, survey finds

July 13, 2015

Millennials, who will comprise 75% of the global workforce by 2025, know what they want from employers and expect to get it, according to research released today by Pinpoint Market Research and Anderson Jones PR.“This demographic is intensely aware of their value to employers based on their age,...


Mortgage industry loses jobs

July 13, 2015

Mortgage industry employment was lower in the first quarter on an annual and sequential basis, according to an index released by Mortgage Daily. However a recent monthly increase suggests mortgage jobs may be heading upward.An estimated 544,700 people were employed in the mortgage industry as of...


Caldwell Partners revenue up 20%

July 10, 2015

The Caldwell Partners (TSX: CWL.TO), a Toronto-based executive search firm with operations in Canada, the US and Europe, reported revenue rose 20% year over year to C$14.8 million (US$11.9 million) in its fiscal third quarter ended May 31.US revenue rose 14.6% from the third quarter of 2014 (2% e...


Temp hiring plans edge up in second half, survey says

July 10, 2015

A survey of hiring managers and human resource professionals found 34% plan to hire temporary or contract staff in the second half of 2015, up from the 33% who said the same in a separate survey for the second half of last year, according to CareerBuilder’s new mid-year 2015 US job forecast.Caree...


Randstad fund invests in Web-based recruiting tool

July 10, 2015

Randstad Holding nv invested in Checkster through its Randstad Innovation Fund. The amount of the investment was not disclosed, according to Checkster CEO Yves Lermusi.Checkster’s solutions suite includes “Automated Reference Checkup,” which assesses talent pre-hire; the “Interview Checkup,”...


New law lets New Hampshire PEO clients claim tax credit

July 10, 2015

Small business clients of professional employer organizations in New Hampshire will be able to take advantage of the state’s business enterprise tax credits after Governor Maggie Hassan this week signed Senate Bill 211 into law.Under current law, all businesses in New Hampshire must pay the BET,...


Canadian employment falls by 6,400 in June

July 10, 2015

Employment in Canada fell by 6,400 in June from May, as gains in full-time work were offset by losses in part-time employment, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada.The number of full-time jobs in June rose by 64,800, but part-time jobs fell by 71,200.In the...


People: Diversant, Heidrick, Korn Ferry, LRS

July 10, 2015

Diversant LLC, a New Jersey-based IT staffing provider, named Pooya Zahedani as managing director for its new San Francisco office, its seventh nationwide. Diversant is listed on Staffing Industry Analysts’ lists of fastest-growing and diversity staffing firms.Executive search firm Heidrick...


Report lists largest US staffing firms

July 9, 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts today released its annual list of largest US staffing firms, which included 122 staffing firms with US staffing revenue of more than $100 million.The five largest firms in the US by 2014 staffing revenue are: Allegis Group, $8.29 billion Adecco, $4.50 billion Randst...