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OSHA cites concrete firm, staffing provider

January 5, 2015

Staffing buyer Concrete Systems Inc. faces $230,400 in proposed fines for two willful, 18 serious and six other violations at its Hudson, N.H. facility, the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced. The company’s staffing supplier faced a smaller fine of $7,000 for one serious v...


Manufacturing indexes for US and Canada decelerate

January 5, 2015

The Institute for Supply Management’s purchasing managers’ index for US manufacturing decelerated to a reading of 55.5 in December from November’s reading of 58.7. December’s reading is the lowest since June, but any reading above 50 typically indicates growth.However, MarketWatch reported econom...


Remote talent: A solution for local shortage — Staffing Stream

January 5, 2015

Often, those sourcing technology professionals go into a talent search believing proximity is paramount in the recruitment process, writes Shravan Goli in a new Staffing Stream post. Goli, president of Dice.com, discusses why you should consider broadening your search geographically to find the r...


Staffing research analyst sought

January 5, 2015

Do you have a need to get to the bottom of things? Enjoy becoming an expert whose opinions are highly sought after? Want to work with sharp people from some of the world’s top schools?If so, we have a unique opportunity for an outstanding analyst and writer to step in and make an immediate impac...


Next Daily News is Monday

December 30, 2014

The next issue of the Staffing Industry Daily News will be released Monday, Jan. 5. Have a happy holiday!


Wage and hour suits make headlines, staffing firms face special issues

December 30, 2014

Wage and hour lawsuits against employers are making headlines. Staffing firms, which can face special issues, are frequently in the crosshairs.Apple Computer Inc. and its staffing firm were sued this month alleging workers weren’t paid for all hours worked. Google and its staffing provider were a...


Consumer confidence rebounds in December

December 30, 2014

The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index for the US, which had declined in November, rose in December to a reading of 92.6 (1985=100) from 91.0 in the previous month.“Consumer confidence rebounded modestly in December, propelled by a considerably more favorable assessment of current econo...


College students list most popular employers

December 30, 2014

College students and recent graduates in the US listed their most-desirable employers in the 2014 employer popularity index released by AfterCollege, which provides entry-level job and internship resources.Some of the top firms included Google, Intel, Boeing and Kaiser Permanente.“The key to a su...


People: Judge, AtWork, Murray Resources

December 30, 2014

The Judge Group, a Philadelphia-based staffing provider, appointed Vince Riggs as director of Judge’s Detroit location. Riggs has more than 10 years of experience in the staffing industry.AtWork Group franchisee Jonathan Jenswold will open five new branches of AtWork Personnel Services in Fort Wo...


Southern California area posts highest jobless rate

December 30, 2014

The Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area in Southern California posted the highest unemployment rate in November, 8.2 percent, among all large metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.The lowest jobless rate among large metropolit...