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People: Korn Ferry, Odgers, FPC, Resource Staffing Group

April 17, 2015

Executive search firm Korn Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) announced Dave Pearce joined as senior client partner in its global consumer practice. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s Minneapolis office.Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson named Lisa Quackenbush as partner in its financial serv...


CTPartners Executive Search net revenue up 23% in Q4

April 16, 2015

CTPartners Executive Search Inc. (NYSE MKT: CTP) reported net revenue rose 22.7% year over year in the fourth quarter to $42.1 million. Revenue rose across regions and segments.Net loss attributable to the company for the fourth quarter was $1.3 million, up from net income of $100,000, for last y...


Employers to hire 10% more new college grads, survey finds

April 16, 2015

Employers plan to hire 9.6% more new college grads from the class of 2015 for their US operations than they did from the class of 2014, according to Job Outlook 2015 Spring Update survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. That’s up from projections in fall 2014, when employers...


Majority of workers don’t believe automation is threat to jobs

April 16, 2015

Despite research indicating otherwise, most workers do not believe automation is a threat to jobs, according to survey released today by Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW).The survey found 63% of workers believe their jobs will never be replaced by automation such as computers or robots, and an a...


Randstad employee confidence index hits all-time high in Q1

April 16, 2015

The outlook among American workers as measured by Randstad’s US employee confidence index rose in the first quarter to the highest level reported since the survey’s inception in the third quarter of 2004. The index rose to a reading of 62.3 in the first quarter and reflects very strong confidence...


Beige Book reports skilled worker shortage, wage pressure

April 16, 2015

Labor market conditions remained stable or continued to show modest improvement during the period from mid-February through the end of March, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. Difficulty finding skilled workers was frequently reported and districts noted mod...


Jobless average edges up slightly, total claims rise 12,000

April 16, 2015

The US four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance edged up by 250 last week to a total of 282,750 from the previous week’s upwardly revised average, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor.The four-week moving average decrea...


The application process top talent can’t stand anymore — Staffing Stream

April 16, 2015

The application process is an organization’s chance to win the heart of the candidate, writes Raj Sheth in The Staffing Stream. Conversely, this first step is known to present just as much of a challenge as it does a friendly introduction. Sheth, CEO and co-founder of Recruiterbox, discusses how...


Staffing 360’s fiscal Q3 revenue doubles on acquisitions, net loss narrows

April 15, 2015

Staffing 360 Solutions Inc.’s (OTCBB: STAF) sales rose to $31.0 million in its fiscal third quarter ended Feb. 28, up from $15.8 million in the same quarter of the previous year. (US$ thousands) Q3 2015 Q3 2014 % growth Revenue $30,964 $15,800 96.0% Gross profit...


Big jump in IT contingent hiring expectations, TEKsystems survey finds

April 15, 2015

Full-time IT headcount is rising and contingent hiring is on a major upswing, according to TEKsystems’ quarterly IT Reality Check. The survey compares current market conditions on the state of spending, skill needs and impact areas to those originally reported in the company’s annual IT fore...