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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...


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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...


Web: Massachusetts warns temp firm

March 6, 2014

The Boston Globe reported the Massachusetts Division of Labor standards issued a warning against a staffing firm for not registering to do business in the state and meet requirements of a year-old law regulating staffing firms. The firm is also being sued by its workers. For the story, click here.


Staffing Stream: When a candidate asks why use a recruiter?

March 6, 2014

“Have you ever come across a candidate who doesn’t understand why they should work with a recruiter as a complement to their own job search efforts?” Maya Medena, director of operations at ProMed Personnel services, discusses the right response in The Staffing Stream. To read the post, click here...


Annual survey of largest, fastest-growing staffing firms opens

March 6, 2014

The annual survey to determine the lists of fastest-growing, largest and diversity staffing firms for 2014 is now open. Staffing Industry Analysts compiles and publishes the lists of staffing firms each year. The lists are based on this annual survey.For more information, or to go to the survey,...


US - Temp staffing firms report median 10% revenue growth

March 5, 2014

The latest Pulse Survey from Staffing Industry Analysts found the median year-over-year revenue growth among temporary staffing firms was 10 percent in January. That’s down from 11 percent in December.“Some wider differences between segments emerged in reported year-over-year revenue growth. The...