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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...

Boyden adds Norway firm

June 16, 2014

Boyden Global Executive Search, headquartered in New York, announced Neo Group in Norway joined the company.The transaction closed June 16; terms were not disclosed. The transaction was a merger of Neo into the Boyden platform, according to Gray Hollett, Boyden’s chief marketing officer, and Neo...

Unconventional places to find your next employee — Staffing Stream

June 16, 2014

Hiring managers should look for ways to connect with qualified, passionate candidates – not those just looking to land the first job that’s offered to them, writes Eric Vidal in a new post in The Staffing Stream. Vidal, a director of product marketing at InterCall, discusses three alternatives to...

Web: Access Therapies responds to feds

June 16, 2014

WRTV in Indianapolis reports on Access Therapies’ response to penalties levied against the company by the U.S. Department of Labor. To read the story, click here.

Volt revenue falls 13%, but net loss shrinks

June 13, 2014

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: VISI) revenue fell 13.1 percent year over year in its fiscal second quarter ended May 4 to $451.5 million. However, net loss narrowed to $3.5 million from $17.5 million in the same quarter in the previous year. The New York-based company cited lower demand f...