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Transportation PEO taps AlphaStaff exec as CEO

March 13, 2014

PeopLease, a transportation professional employer organization, appointed Samuel Rossa as president and chief executive officer. Prior to joining PeopLease, Rossa served as executive vice president, operations and analytics, at Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based AlphaStaff, which ranks as the seventh-la...


Slate names Staffing 360 exec as president

March 13, 2014

Slate Professional Resources Inc. appointed Allan Hartley as president. Freehold N.J.-based Slate provides staffing services to the legal, accounting and information technology industries.Hartley stepped down as co-CEO of Staffing 360 Solutions Inc. (OTCBB: STAF) earlier this month.In addition to...


CTPartners’ revenue beats estimates, firm switches to profit in Q4

March 13, 2014

CTPartners Executive Search Inc. (NYSE MKT: CTP) reported net revenue rose 13.6 percent in the fourth quarter to $34.3 million, above analysts' estimates of $32.0 million and above initial guidance. The New York-based executive search provider also reported net income of $85,000 in the fourth qua...


Jobless claims average down 6,250

March 13, 2014

The U.S. four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 6,250 in the week ended March 8 to 330,500 from the previous week’s revised figure of 336,750, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the U.S. Department of Labor.The four-week moving averag...


Staffing Stream: LinkedIn and shift toward mobile recruitment

March 13, 2014

The shift toward mobile is not to be underestimated by those wishing to engage with their audience online, be that in recruitment or any other industry, writes Mark Braund, CEO of Interquest Group, in a new post in The Staffing Stream. To read the post, click here. The Staffing Stream is a b...


Staffing Industry Review: Sales compensation plans

March 13, 2014

Word has it that there are as many staffing firm sales compensation plans as there are staffing firms. Despite the number of plans, it’s not easy getting sales compensation right. Experts discuss trends in staffing sales compensation plans in an article in Staffing Industry Review magazine. To se...


Adecco Q4 revenue up in constant currency, to merge North America HQ

March 12, 2014

Revenue at Adecco, the world’s largest staffing firm, fell 1 percent in the fourth quarter to €4.98 billion (US$6.86 million) but rose 4 percent on a constant currency basis. The Switzerland-based staffing firm reported most European economies have begun to recover and it expects demand for flexi...


General Employment appoints CEO

March 12, 2014

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB) officially appointed Andrew Norstrud as CEO, effective March 7. Norstrud has been the company’s CFO since March 2013 and assumed the responsibilities of principle executive officer in November, replacing Chairman and CEO Michael Schroering, who...


IT and engineering jobs on strong trajectory

March 12, 2014

The number of information technology jobs in the U.S. rose by 0.38 percent in February from the previous month to a total of approximately 4.6 million, according to the TechServe Alliance’s IT employment index.Meanwhile, the number of U.S. engineering jobs rose by 0.20 percent in February from th...


Census says US employment services revenue up 2.9%

March 12, 2014

The Census Bureau reported the U.S. employment services industry had revenue of $66.52 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013. That’s up 2.9 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2012 based on seasonally adjusted estimates. Fourth-quarter revenue rose 3.3 percent sequentially from the third qu...