Daily News

Daily News-Staffing Industry Analysts RSS Feed Get the RSS Feed

Recent weather impacted almost 80% of workers, Kelly survey finds

March 3, 2015

Nearly eight of 10 workers, 79%, have been impacted by the country’s recent weather conditions according to a recently released survey by Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA).The survey found 31% of workers partly or completely missing work due to the weather. On average, among those who missed work...


Lack of diversity, inclusion is factor in employee turnover

March 3, 2015

A survey of executives by Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) found that although most respondents said their organizations have diversity and inclusion programs in place, they also reported a lack of attention on diversity and inclusion contributes to employee turnover.Of executives survey...


Thinking of work differently – Jacob Morgan in Staffing Industry Review

March 3, 2015

Work hasn’t really changed in the last 100 years, but the future of work is about looking at all those old practices, understanding new technology and thinking about how we can do things differently, says Jacob Morgan, author of, “The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and...


Alberta law allows recruiters to bill foreign workers — staffing quote of the week

March 3, 2015

“It’s not a way to treat a foreigner who is alone in this country,” CBC News quoted Eduardo Paz as saying in a story about a loophole that allows recruiters to bill temporary foreign workers thousands of dollars. Paz signed a $2,500 retainer agreement with his Edmonton-based recruitment agency.


BG Staffing reports Q4 revenue down 2%

March 2, 2015

BG Staffing Inc. (NYSE MKT: BGSF) reported revenue fell 2.0% year over year in the fourth quarter to $42.9 million, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. However fourth-quarter gross margin improved at the Plano, Texas-based staffing provider.The company provides s...


More insurance firms plan to use temps in 2015

March 2, 2015

More insurance companies plan to use temporary staff in 2015, according to the semi-annual US Insurance Labor Outlook Study conducted by The Jacobson Group and Ward Group.The survey found 10% of insurance companies plan to increase their use of temporary staffing in 2015, up from 8% reporting in...


Temp staffing revenue growth maintains pace in January, Pulse finds

March 2, 2015

US temporary staffing revenue rose a median 10% year over year in January among staffing firms taking part in Staffing Industry Analysts’ monthly Pulse Survey. The year-over-year pace is unchanged for the fourth consecutive month.“Median year-over-year revenue growth among survey respondents has...


Survey finds more younger physicians practicing as locum tenens

March 2, 2015

A growing number of younger physicians just out of training are practicing on a temporary basis, according to a survey released today by Staff Care, a division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS).The annual survey polled 2,087 physicians who work as locum tenens, and 21% said they began w...


Korn Ferry completes Pivot Leadership acquisition

March 2, 2015

Executive search firm Korn Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) announced today it completed the acquisition of Pivot Leadership, a global provider of executive development programs.The definitive agreement to acquire the firm was announced last month; terms were not disclosed. Pivot Leadership,...


Manufacturing indexes for US and Canada decelerate

March 2, 2015

The Institute for Supply Management’s purchasing managers’ index for US manufacturing decelerated to a reading of 52.9 in February from January’s reading of 53.5. February’s reading is the lowest in the last 12 months, but any reading above 50 typically indicates growth.The median forecast in a B...