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Bartech announces global MSP deal with Cameron

November 11, 2014

The Bartech Group Inc. announced a new MSP deal with Cameron, a Fortune 500 company. Bartech will manage Cameron’s contingent workforce including temporary labor, statement of work, independent contractors and outsourced services in multiple countries. Once fully implemented, the program will sup...


Veteran hiring rises, IT manager/network administrator top job, survey finds

November 11, 2014

Following years of high unemployment, the hiring outlook for recent US veterans may have turned the corner, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.The survey found 33 percent of employers are actively recruiting veterans over the next year, up from 27 percent in last year’s surv...


US finance/accounting worker confidence falls again in Q3

November 11, 2014

US finance and accounting workers’ confidence declined for the second consecutive quarter, according to the Randstad Professionals’ finance and accounting employee confidence index for the third quarter of 2014. The index edged down to 57.5 from 58.0 in the prior quarter. However, the index remai...


Three-quarters of US companies to add middle-skills jobs, survey finds

November 11, 2014

Nearly three-quarters of US companies, 73 percent, expect an increase in their demand for “middle-skills” jobs – those that generally require more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year degree – over the next few years, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN). Additional...


Staffing quote of the week: Flex labor to improve again in 2015

November 11, 2014

“Growth in Q3 slowed compared to the first half, mainly driven by weaker growth in France and Germany,” Adecco CEO Patrick De Maeseneire said in a conference call with analysts on Thursday to discuss financial performance. “We exited the quarter with revenue growth of 2 percent in September and w...


New tool delivers pay data on demand — Blog

November 11, 2014

It’s a difficult conversation to have – are you paying your contingents right? Global Editorial Director Subadhra Sriram discusses Staffing Industry Analysts’ Pay Rate RangeFinder in a post in The Contingent Blog. The Excel workbook contains data on 820 detailed occupations for 403 metropolitan a...


Hudson sells Legal eDiscovery business for $23 million

November 10, 2014

Hudson Global Inc. (NASD: HSON) sold its Legal eDiscovery business to DTI for $23 million. The division provides eDiscovery solutions, managed document review and contract attorney staffing.Legal eDiscovery had revenue for of $13.8 million in the third quarter, according to New York-based Hudson....


Hudson revenue rises in Q3, net loss widens

November 10, 2014

Hudson Global Inc. (NASD: HSON) reported revenue rose 7.2 percent in the third quarter to $149.3 million. Revenue from continuing operations rose 4.3 percent in constant currency.However, net loss at the New York-based professional staffing firm increased to $7.0 million from a net loss of $5.0 m...


Impellam director steps down; acquisition completed

November 10, 2014

UK-based Impellam Group plc reported non-executive director Eileen Kelliher stepped from the board, effective immediately, to pursue other business interests. Separately, the company announced it completed the acquisition of Lorien Limited.Impellam ranks No. 47 among the largest providers of staf...


Employment index indicates ‘solid’ job growth

November 10, 2014

The Conference Board’s US employment trends index increased in October to a reading of 123.09, up from September’s upwardly revised reading of 121.91. The October reading is up 7.7 percent from the same month a year ago.“The employment trends index continues to increase rapidly, with all eight co...