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Lawyers: One-third plan increase in entry-level hiring

March 19, 2015

The job market for newly minted associates is showing signs of improvement, according to according to a survey released today from Robert Half Legal.Nearly one-third of lawyers surveyed, 32%, said their law firm or company plans to increase its hiring of entry-level associates in the next 12 mont...


Jobless claims average rises 2,250, total claims edge up

March 19, 2015

The US four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance last week rose by 2,250 to a total of 304,750 from the previous week’s upwardly revised average of 302,500, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor.The four-week moving avera...


Where staffing industry tech is heading — Staffing Stream

March 19, 2015

One thing the staffing industry has a lot of is data, writes Dan Collier in the Staffing Stream. The problem today is it’s mostly unstructured. Collier, founder and CEO of Elevate Platform Ltd., discusses the role technology will play in the industry looking forward.The Staffing Stream is a blog...


Best Staffing Firms to Work For revealed — Executive Forum

March 18, 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts announced the winners of the “2014 Best Staffing Firms to Work For” contest. Results of the survey, which was sponsored by Monster, were announced today at Staffing Industry Analysts’ Executive Forum North America in Orlando, Fla.For more, go to the Best Staffing Firms...


Allegis chairman and co-founder named winner of 2015 Peter Yessne Staffing Leadership Award — Executive Forum

March 18, 2015

The winner of the 2015 Peter Yessne Staffing Leadership Award is Jim Davis, co-founder and chairman of the Allegis Group. The announcement was made today at Staffing Industry Analysts’ Executive Forum North America.The award celebrates an individual staffing leader who has driven innovations that...


Nursing, IT jobs top positions filled through staffing firms, research finds

March 18, 2015

Nursing and IT jobs are those most likely to require the support of third-party recruiting agencies to be filled, according to research released today by WANTED Technologies.The research, which analyzed jobs posted online specifically by staffing firms and the increase or decrease in market deman...


CorTech forms partnership to target government sector

March 18, 2015

CorTech International, a global staffing provider based in Atlanta, formed a new partnership with Washington, D.C.-based government contracting firm Oxley Consulting LLC to launch CorTech’s new government business unit. Oxley is a third-party consultant to CorTech and the partnership marks CorTec...


Veteran unemployment rate drops

March 18, 2015

The unemployment rate for veterans who served on active duty in the US Armed Forces at any time since September 2001 fell by 1.8 percentage point year over year to 7.2% in 2014, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The jobless rate for all veterans also fell to 5.3% from 6.6% in 2013...


Construction employment up in 43 states

March 18, 2015

Construction firms added jobs in 43 states and the District of Columbia between January 2014 and January 2015, according to an analysis of US Department of Labor data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America.North Dakota posted the largest year-over-year percentage increase...


Security and analytics jobs top Mondo’s list of in-demand IT jobs

March 18, 2015

The Internet of Things and 3D printing are among the top 15 tech trends for 2015 and the most in-demand technology jobs range from security engineers and cloud engineers to big data analysts, according a report released today by Mondo, a New York-based IT and digital marketing staffing provider.“...