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PEO Fortune Industries publicly traded again

January 12, 2015

Indianapolis-based Fortune Industries Inc. (OTC MKT: FDVF) began trading its common stock on the OTC Pink platform of OTC Markets Group Inc. effective Dec. 10. The company previously traded on the NYSE MKT but voluntarily delisted in 2013, becoming a private company under a management buyout plan...


Think creative and be a successful recruiter — Staffing Stream

January 12, 2015

Keep thinking of different ways to adopt a creative recruitment style, writes Abhishek Sharma in The Staffing Stream. Sharma, an account manager for Aditi Staffing, lists some creative steps to take that can ensure better results in less time. To read the post, click here.The Staffing Stream is a...


Staffing research analyst sought

January 12, 2015

Do you have a need to get to the bottom of things? Enjoy becoming an expert whose opinions are highly sought after? Want to work with sharp people from some of the world’s top schools?If so, we have a unique opportunity for an outstanding analyst and writer to step in and make an immediate impact...


US adds 14,700 temp jobs, penetration rate hits another high

January 9, 2015

The number of US temporary help services jobs rose by 14,700, according to seasonally adjusted numbers from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The temp penetration reached another new high of 2.13 percent.However, the year-over-year growth rate in temporary jobs slowed to 7.81 in December from 8....


Landrum appoints president

January 9, 2015

Landrum Human Resource Companies Inc. named H. Britt Landrum III as president. His father, Britt Landrum, Jr., previously was president and CEO of the company; he  will continue his role as CEO but focus on the financial side of the company as opposed to operations.Landrum III began wor...


Canada job growth nearly flat in December, jobless rate unchanged

January 9, 2015

Employment in Canada was almost unchanged, edging down by just 4,300 job in December from November, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The number of full-time jobs rose by approximately 53,500, but the number of part-time jobs fell by approximately 57,70...


Caldwell Partners revenue up 20%

January 9, 2015

The Caldwell Partners (TSX: CWL.TO), a Toronto-based executive search firm with operations in Canada and the US, reported revenue rose 20.3 percent year over year to C$12.4 million (US$10.9 million) in its fiscal first quarter ended Nov. 30.Caldwell in October acquired Hawksmoor Search, a London-...


Engineering grads to post highest starting salary at $62,998

January 9, 2015

Engineering majors are projected to post the highest starting salary, at $62,998, among graduates of the class of 2015, according to salary survey data released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Within the reported engineering disciplines, petroleum engineering majors are lik...


People: Tilson, Kinetix, IQNavigator

January 9, 2015

Tilson, a professional employer organization headquartered in Greenwood, Ind., named Scott Hall as VP of sales. Hall previously worked in the financial services industry consulting financial advisors on how to help clients achieve financial security through retirement.Kinetix, a recruitment proce...


Resources Connection revenue up 4%

January 8, 2015

Resources Connection Inc. (NASD: RECN) reported revenue rose 3.8 percent year over year (4.9 percent on a constant dollar basis) to $151.5 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Nov. 29.The Thanksgiving holiday fell in the third quarter of the prior fiscal year. The company estimates the holi...