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Most job seekers moderately confident

June 18, 2014

Most job seekers, 68 percent, feel at least moderately confident in finding a new job even though 72 percent feel that it is more challenging to find a job now then it was a year ago, according to survey results released today by Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW).The survey details workplace fru...

Financial services workers seeking new jobs, survey found

June 17, 2014

Keeping financial services workers long-term is important but bankers are poised to jump ship, according to a recent eFinancialCareers survey. Of those surveyed in the U.S., only 12 percent of respondents said they are not looking for a new position, and 88 percent are either actively searching f...

Out of office but not away from work, survey finds

June 17, 2014

U.S. workers continue to struggle with the nuances of work/life balance, such as remaining connected to work outside of normal business hours or taking full advantage of vacation days, according to Randstad’s Engagement Study released today.Randstad’s research found 42 percent of employees feel o...

Blog: Nominate the stars of 2014

June 17, 2014

For the fourth year in a row, Staffing Industry Analysts is putting together a directory of individuals who have made a difference to the staffing industry. Editorial Director Subadhra Sriram discusses the Staffing 100 in a new post in The Contingent Blog. For the post, click here.

CEOs predict 2.3% GDP growth in US

June 17, 2014

CEOs expect 2014 gross domestic product growth of 2.3 percent, below-normal growth compared to past economic recoveries, according to the Business Roundtable’s second-quarter 2014 CEO Economic Outlook Survey. The first-quarter estimate for 2014 GDP growth was 2.4 percent.CEOs also expect a declin...

Randstad: Money most important driver to switch jobs

June 17, 2014

While most employees, 56 percent, state they have the perfect job, a larger percentage say that their job is merely a means to make a living and nothing more, according to findings from Randstad’s latest Global Workmonitor survey.Seventy-four percent of both U.S. respondents and Canadian responde...

Quote of the week: Hiring decisions taking months

June 17, 2014

“Companies are taking a lot longer to hire. If they hire someone, they want to be sure that person is right on target,” the International Business times quoted Faith Casler, founder of staffing and placement agency Faith Casler Associates Inc., as saying in a story about post-recession hiring dec...

Korn Ferry revenue up 10%; ‘strongest’ top-line results in firm’s history

June 16, 2014

Korn Ferry International (NYSE: KFY) revenue rose 10.4 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter ended April 30. The Los Angeles-based executive recruitment firm posted fourth-quarter revenue of $251.7 million. (The effect of exchange rates was not significant, according to the company.)The Los Angele...

Healthcare job board postings rise 16% over year

June 16, 2014

Healthcare job postings on HEALTHeCAREERS Network increased 16 percent year over year with strong growth among non-physician roles, according to the online job board’s Q1 Healthcare Jobs Snapshot. Job postings increased 7 percent in the first quarter from the prior quarter with 48,236 opportuniti...

Ciber names new CEO

June 16, 2014

Ciber Inc. (NYSE: CBR), a Greenwood, Colo.-based information technology staffing and solutions firm, named Michael Boustridge as president and CEO. Boustridge replaces Dave Peterschmidt, Ciber’s president and CEO since July 2010. Peterschmidt announced his retirement from Ciber and his resig...