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Contingent worker quality has far-reaching impact — Staffing Industry Review

October 16, 2014

Buyers in any industry and their staffing suppliers should agree to a list of practices focused on keeping the contractor and their requestors happy and successful, writes John Heigl, a consultant for Eli Lilly and Company’s Global Flexible Staffing Services, in an article in Staffing Industry Re...


Fraudulent workers’ comp claims Part 2 — Staffing Stream

October 16, 2014

Because companies can pay back three times as much as carriers spend on workers’ comp claims, light duty assignments can save the company in the long run and help weed out fraudulent claims in the process, writes Andy Kohler in The Staffing Stream. Kohler and Brad Isaacs of Risk Transfer LLC prov...


CTPartners acquiring Austria-based firm

October 15, 2014

CTPartners Executive Search Inc. (NYSE MKT: CTP) signed a letter of intent to acquire Austria-based Neumann, an executive search and leadership consulting firm. The transaction includes offices in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as across Eastern Europe.The deal is expected to close on o...


Employment services price index rises

October 15, 2014

The U.S. producer price index for employment services rose 2.0 percent in September compared to the same month a year ago to a level of 106.5, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.Producer price indexes track the change in price received by service producers ove...


Legs & Regs: “Ban the box”

October 15, 2014

There is a growing national trend to “ban the box,” or prohibit questions about a job applicant’s criminal history on employment applications, according to the third-quarter North American issue of the Legs & Regs Advisor. The Advisor is produced by Staffing Industry Analysts in conjunction w...


Staffing 360 outlook revised upwards

October 15, 2014

Staffing 360 Solutions Inc. (OTCBB: STAF) announced today revenue for the quarter ended Aug. 31 will be $33.4 million, an increase from the previously announced guidance of $32.0 million. Due to five acquisitions completed over the past year, this represents a year-over-year increase in revenue f...


SHRM: Flexible work options successful, set to increase

October 15, 2014

Most flexible work arrangements are successful and human resource professionals predict that telecommuting and other employer-offered flex options will increase substantially during the next five years, according to a survey released today by the Society for Human Resource Management.“Flexible wo...


Survey finds most parents want to work

October 15, 2014

Although 89 percent of parents “need” work, almost two out of three of those parents, 64 percent, also “want” to work, according to a survey by FlexJobs, a job search website specializing in telecommuting, freelance, part-time and other flexible work opportunities.“The next step is for all employ...


CTG CEO dies

October 14, 2014

CTG (NASD: CTG) reported James R. Boldt, the company’s chairman and CEO since 2001, died unexpectedly yesterday. CTG’s board has appointed CFO Brendan M. Harrington as interim CEO.Boldt, 62, joined the Buffalo, N.Y.-based IT services company as VP, CFO and treasurer in 1996. He was appointed pres...


Hudson 3Q outlook revised downward

October 14, 2014

Hudson Global Inc. (NASD: HSON), a New York-based professional staffing firm, announced  third-quarter revenue will remain flat year-over-year at $163 million, below the range of $165 million to $175 million announced in July’s second-quarter earnings report.The company attributed the decrea...