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Statistics Canada issues corrected job numbers; raises gain to 41,700 from 200

August 15, 2014

Canada added 41,700 jobs in July, a large increase from the initially reported number of 200, according to corrected job numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The source of the error has been corrected.“Statistics Canada takes this matter very seriously and is immediately launching a revie...


People: ApTask, Meador, CTPartners, Tatum, DreamJobs, Accentuate

August 15, 2014

ApTask Consulting LLC, an Edison, N.J.-based information technology staffing company, appointed Safiya Karsan president of the company. In the newly created position, Karsan will oversee all mergers and acquisitions, business development and marketing efforts. Karsan previously was chief of...


Blog: Making a Beeline for what lies beyond VMS — a smart move?

August 15, 2014

Affiliate Analyst Andrew Karpie discusses why Beeline’s recent acquisition of OnForce may be a significant event in the staffing supply chain world in a new post in The Contingent Blog. For the post, click here.


Web: IRS wrongly allowed contractors access to sensitive data

August 15, 2014

The Hill reports IRS contractors without background checks had access to sensitive information, potentially putting confidential taxpayer data at risk. To read the article, click here.


TeamHealth names former UnitedHealth exec as chief medical officer

August 14, 2014

Team Health Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), the seventh-largest healthcare staffing provider, appointed Miles Snowden, M.D., as the company’s chief medical officer effective Sept. 15. He replaces Gar LaSalle, M.D., who retired from the position earlier this year.Snowden most recently served as chief m...


Survey says 41% of small businesses to add jobs

August 14, 2014

An increased number of small business owners think we are in an economic rebound and indicate a slight uptick in business activity, but plans to add employees and boost compensation levels are tepid, according to a business confidence survey released today by professional employer organization In...


Tennessee Staffing Association relaunches

August 14, 2014

The Tennessee Staffing Association, a chapter of the American Staffing Association, started up again this month. The chapter discontinued during the recession due to a lack of support. “Staffing business owners and managers were more concerned with survival than supporting the chapter and un...


US jobless claims average rises by 2,000, initial claims at six-week high

August 14, 2014

The U.S. four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance last week rose by 2,000 to a total of 295,750 from the previous week’s upwardly revised figure of 293,750, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the U.S. Department of Labor.The four-week moving av...


Best paying jobs for US workers with high school degrees

August 14, 2014

As of this year, 115 occupations require a high school diploma and pay $20 per hour or more on average, according to an analysis from CareerBuilder and EMSI. Seventy percent of those jobs typically require moderate to long-term on-the-job training or apprenticeships, and 30 percent typically requ...


Recruitment is lucrative — Staffing Stream

August 14, 2014

Early on, many business leaders didn’t have a full understanding of what recruitment process outsourcing was, but they wanted to stay ahead of the innovation curve, writes Lisa Maxwell in The Staffing Stream. Maxwell, managing partner at executive search firm Gerard Stewart, discusses the evoluti...