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Corporate Resource Services files for bankruptcy

July 28, 2015

Corporate Resource Services, at one time one of the largest staffing firms in the US, filed for bankruptcy protection last week, according to court records.The firm had already been winding down operations with its lender Wells Fargo maintaining tight controls of cash, according to court filings....


IT hiring plans down, TEKsystems survey finds

July 28, 2015

A new TEKsystems survey found fewer IT leaders plan to increase both traditional and contingent hiring this year compared to similar surveys earlier this year.TEKsystems’ quarterly “reality check” survey of 240 IT leaders in June found 29% planned to increases temporary hiring. That’s down from 5...


Intelliswift acquires California IT staffing provider

July 28, 2015

Intelliswift Software Inc. acquired P. Murphy & Associates Inc., an IT staffing firm based in Burbank, Calif.The deal took place about two weeks ago; terms of the transaction were not announced. Jack Lyons of Lyons Solutions LLC represented the seller.Intelliswift, a staffing and software sol...


The biggest lie employers tell — Staffing Quote of the Week

July 28, 2015

“The biggest lie is that the employment relationship is like family,” Vox.com reports LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman says.


Temp expectations vary; highly paid workers expect to be doing less traditional full-time work

July 27, 2015

When asked what types of labor they plan to do more of in their 10-year plans, temporary workers overwhelmingly plan to focus on traditional full-time employment, according to a survey of temporary workers by Staffing Industry Analysts.However, the degree of temporary worker expectations in perfo...


Robert Half settles with recruiter, avoids class action

July 27, 2015

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) agreed to settle a case with a recruiting manager in California, Theresa Daniels, who claimed the company misclassified her and other recruiting managers as exempt from overtime requirements, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Comm...


Staffing 360 discusses Lighthouse deal and future acquisitions

July 27, 2015

Staffing 360 provided more color last week on its acquisition of engineering staffing firm Lighthouse Placement Services LLC in a conference call with analysts, and discussed upcoming acquisitions as well. The Lighthouse deal was valued at an aggregate purchase price of $6.25 million.“With approx...


Labor SMART updates revenue, cancels stock sale

July 27, 2015

Industrial staffing provider Labor SMART (OTCBB: LTNC) reported today it expects revenue of $6.37 million for the second quarter and that it closed underperforming branches in a move to focus on profitability. In addition, the Atlanta-based firm on Friday withdrew a registration statement for new...


70% struggle to find top candidates for hourly jobs

July 27, 2015

A survey of almost 1,000 service industry professionals by PeopleMatter found that 70% struggle to identify top candidates for hourly positions and three in five are unsatisfied with the applicant quality.In addition, 67% surveyed need more applicants than they receive, according to PeopleMatter....


Is gig economy expanding or not? — Web

July 27, 2015

Fusion reports there are probably more people in the gig economy than we realize. The report follows another article in the Wall Street Journal on “Proof of a ‘gig economy’ revolution is hard to find. “Two economists have found preliminary evidence this isn’t the case and that the gig economy lab...