Daily News

Daily News-Staffing Industry Analysts RSS Feed Get the RSS Feed

General Employment buys firm, names former MPS leader as CEO

December 12, 2014

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB), an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.-based staffing provider, agreed to acquire Scribe Solutions Inc. In addition, Scribe Chairman and CEO Derek Dewan will take over the chairman and CEO roles at General Employment. Dewan at one time served as chairman an...


Three-fourths of HR pros use job analysis data for recruitment

December 12, 2014

Nearly three-quarters, 73 percent, of organizations use information collected through job analysis activities for recruitment purposes including job listings, according to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management.Job analysis, the process of examining and analyzing the criteria neede...


Employment services price index rises

December 12, 2014

The US producer price index for employment services rose 1.6 percent in November compared to the same month a year ago to a level of 106.5, according to data released today by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics that was not seasonally adjusted. The employment services industry includes employment...


Temp engagement: ‘We can’t differentiate the blended workforce’

December 12, 2014

The human resources VP of a Michigan hospital system stressed the need to keep the contingent workforce engaged to help get the most from them during a presentation Thursday at the Human Capital Institute’s 2014 Talent Acquisition Innovation Forum in San Francisco.“We can’t differentiate the blen...


Ontario to lead provincial economic growth in 2015

December 12, 2014

Canada’s real gross domestic product will grow 2.7 percent in 2015, according to the Provincial Outlook report released today by RBC Economics. RBC is forecasting real GDP growth of 2.5 percent in 2014, 2.7 percent in 2015 and 2.1 percent in 2016.All provincial economies are expected to grow in 2...


People: MedSys, Dice, Lucas, Gatti, MRI, Taylor

December 12, 2014

MedSys Group, a healthcare IT consulting firm and staffing provider based in Plano, Texas, appointed Steven Heck as chairman, effective Jan. 1. He replaces Luther Nussbaum, who led the board since 2012 and will remain on the board as chairman of the audit and compensation committees. Heck has ser...


ManpowerGroup board member steps down, joins Coke

December 11, 2014

ManpowerGroup Inc.’s (NYSE: MAN) reported board member Marc Bolland will step down effective Feb. 11. Bolland is CEO of international retailer Marks & Spencer Group plc and has served on the ManpowerGroup board since July 2004. Bolland was recently elected to the board of The Coca-Cola Compan...


Staffing jobs back at prerecession levels, ASA reports

December 11, 2014

US staffing companies employed an average of 3.26 million temporary and contract workers per week in the third quarter of 2014, up 6.1 percent from the third quarter of 2013, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association.“Staffing industry employment has returned to prerec...


Volt shareholder group demands four new board members

December 11, 2014

A Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) shareholder group Tuesday nominated four new candidates for the staffing provider’s board of directors to be voted on at the company's next annual meeting. Candidates include the former president and CEO of Impellam Group North America. The shareh...


DLH Holdings revenue rises 11%

December 11, 2014

DLH Holdings Corp. (NASD: DLHC) reported revenue rose 10.9 percent to $15.6 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30. The increase in revenue resulted primarily from new business awarded in 2013 and 2014, as well as expansion on current programs, according to the company.Gross margin i...