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Korn Ferry fee revenue rises 20%

March 7, 2014

Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) fee revenue rose 20 percent to a total of $242.2 million in the company’s fiscal third quarter ended Jan. 31. On a constant currency basis, fee revenue rose 21 percent at the Los Angeles-based executive search and leadership consulting firm.Excluding the December 2012 acqui...


Canadian employment falls by 7,000 jobs in February

March 7, 2014

Canadian employment was little changed in February with the number of jobs falling by 7,000 from the previous month to a total of approximately 17.79 million, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The number of full-time jobs rose by 18,900, but that was mo...


Massachusetts staffing, cleaning firm must pay $1 million

March 7, 2014

A Massachusetts firm that provides staffing and contract cleaning services must pay more than $1 million to 149 low-wage workers following a consent judgment in U.S. District Court, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Thursday.In addition, Ward’s Cleaning Service Inc. of Peabody, Mass., must p...


Web: New Hampshire bill takes aim at staffing firms

March 7, 2014

The New Hampshire Business Review reports that the state is considering a new law covering temporary staffing firms based on a similar law in Massachusetts. New Hampshire’s proposed law; however, would go further than its neighbor’s. To read the story, click here.


People: TRC, Resources Global, Egon Zehnder …

March 7, 2014

Here are recent promotions, new hires and other personnel announcements made by staffing firms. Today’s listings include announcements from TRC Staffing Services, Resources Global Professionals, Egon Zehnder, Heidrick & Struggles, Versique, hrQ and Nectir Inc.TRC Staffing Services Inc. appoin...


IT staffing research analyst sought

March 7, 2014

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ASA: Staffing employment rises 4% in 2013

March 6, 2014

U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.0 million temporary and contract workers per week in 2013, up 4.0 percent from 2012, according to data released by the American Staffing Association.Over the course of 2013, staffing firms hired a total of 11.0 million temporary and contract employ...


Cross Country revenue falls, new CFO coming

March 6, 2014

Revenue at Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) fell by 2.3 percent in the fourth quarter with declines in its physician staffing and “other human capital management services” segments. The Boca Raton, Fla.-based firm also named William Burns as its new CFO.Burns had served as group vice pr...


Healthcare workers feel secure about jobs, but unsure about ACA

March 6, 2014

Healthcare workers are generally stable and secure in their current roles but uncertain about the impact of the Affordable Care Act, according to a survey of 1,650 healthcare professionals by healthcare staffing provider Medical Staffing Network Healthcare LLC.The survey found that 58 percent of...


Economy: SHRM muted hiring forecast, Beige Book, jobless claims fall

March 6, 2014

The Society for Human Resource Management forecasts muted hiring for March. Beige Book says harsh weather hurt hiring, but temps convert to perm more quickly in some areas. U.S. jobless claims average falls by 2,000.Hiring rates in the U.S. service and manufacturing sectors are expected to add fe...