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WilsonHCG acquires Canadian recruiting firm

April 3, 2015

Recruitment process outsourcing provider WilsonHCG acquired Head2Head, a Canada-based recruitment services firm. The transaction took effect March 31; terms were not disclosed.WilsonHCG’s company name and branding will remain as it is currently, while Head2Head will add “A WilsonHCG Company” to i...


Canada’s foreign temps face deportation under ‘four-in-four-out’ rule

April 3, 2015

Canada’s temporary foreign workers this week began facing the repercussions from a rule implemented four years ago.The Temporary Foreign Worker Program “four-in-four-out” rule, enacted April 1, 2011, requires temporary foreign workers who have been working in Canada for four years or more to leav...


Former Korn Ferry exec files lawsuit over firing — Web

April 3, 2015

Bloomberg reports Robert Damon, who was executive chairman of the Americas at Korn Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) until his dismissal in January, has sued the executive search firm, claiming it fired him for defending women from the abuse of CEO Gary Burnison. “Mr. Damon’s complaint is an a...


Robert Half: CFOs report hiring plans

April 3, 2015

Chief financial officers in Houston plan the most hiring in the next six months, with 21% planning to add new professional-level positions, according to new professional employment forecasts from Robert Half. CFOs in Philadelphia and Los Angeles followed, each with 19% planning to add staff.At th...


IT jobs see 2.8% rise in compensation over year

April 3, 2015

Most IT positions saw an increase in compensation from February 2014 to February 2015, according to the MATRIX biannual March 2015 IT Salary Survey.The national average increase in compensation for the top 20 IT jobs during this one-year period was 2.76%, the survey found. Of the markets analyzed...


People: The Training Associates, Phaidon, Odgers, Alexander Mann and more

April 3, 2015

The Training Associates appointed George Agnew as executive VP of global sales. Agnew most recently was senior VP of sales at Empower Software Solutions. Training Associates, based in Westborough, Mass., provides learning and development consultants for information technology and professiona...


Forecast finds 37% of US employers to hire temps in Q2

April 2, 2015

Temporary employment is showing an upswing, according to CareerBuilder’s second-quarter 2015 US job forecast released today. The survey of hiring managers and human resource professionals found 37% plan to hire temporary or contract staff in the second quarter, up from the 33% who said they plann...


Ciber revamps board

April 2, 2015

Ciber Inc. (NYSE: CBR), a Greenwood, Colo.-based IT staffing and solutions firm, will add three new independent directors to its board.According to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Ciber entered into an agreement with a stockholder group — led by Bobby G. Stevenson, the 19...


Hiring expectations rise, recruiting difficulty at four-year high, SHRM says

April 2, 2015

US manufacturing and service sectors are expected to reach four-year highs for hiring rates in the month of April, according to the leading indicators of a national employment report released today by the Society for Human Resource Management. Hiring expectations in US manufacturing rose for the...


Corporate Resource Services: Don’t rely on financial statements for past two years

April 2, 2015

Corporate Resource Services, at one time the 22nd-largest US staffing firm, reported its financial statements for the fiscal year ended Jan. 3, 2014, along with subsequent quarterly financial filings, cannot be relied on, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.The fi...