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Mexico’s economic growth not likely to accelerate this year, indexes say

August 17, 2015

Improvements in the six-month change in Mexico’s leading economic index and the country’s coincident economic index suggest Mexico’s economic expansion will continue, according to The Conference Board. However, its rate of expansion is unlikely to pick up sharply for the remainder of this year....

Staffing 360 announces plans in shareholder letter

August 17, 2015

Staffing 360 Solutions Inc. (OTCBB: STAF) today released its quarterly letter to shareholders from Executive Chairman Brendan Flood, providing shareholders with an update on current business initiatives and insight into management's expectations.

The letter also listed primary objectives, which include...

‘Good jobs’ comprise almost half of all job growth since 2010

August 17, 2015

Despite reports of low-wage jobs dominating since the recovery began in 2010, the largest job growth has come from “good jobs,” according to a new study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

The report, “Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line,”...

Vaco invests in New York City executive search firm

August 17, 2015

Staffing provider Vaco invested in New York-based executive search firm iFind Group. The transaction closed Aug. 11; terms were not disclosed.

Jodi Wechsler, founder and managing partner of iFind, will remain at the helm of iFind and retains equity in the company. In addidion, iFind Managing Partner Rene...

Staffing Industry Analysts launches oil & gas staffing directory

August 17, 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts is currently compiling a directory of oil and gas staffing firms around the world and we would like to include as many companies as possible. The finished document will be distributed to members of our Contingent Workforce Strategies Council, who collectively have...

Valintry acquires IT staffing division

August 14, 2015

Valintry Services LLC, an IT staffing and consulting services provider headquartered in the Orlando, Fla., market, acquired the recruiting division of Orlando-based PaperBoat Media LLC, a regional IT recruiting and consulting firm. The acquisition expands Valintry’s offerings, adds staff...

Microsoft memo updates external staff policy

August 14, 2015

Microsoft Corp. yesterday sent a memo to suppliers updating changes to its policies affecting suppliers and external staff in the US. The memo, issued by Chief Procurement Officer Mike Simms, also aims to provide context on why it is making the changes, according to the company.

However, The Seattle Times...

List ranks largest staffing firms in Mexico

August 14, 2015

ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), Adecco, Kelly Services Inc. (NYSE: KELYA), PAE and Randstad are the five largest staffing companies in Mexico based on 2014 revenue, according to the 2015 list of largest staffing firms in Mexico recently released by Staffing Industry Analysts. These companies’ combined revenue...

Economists trim GDP forecast in Philly Fed’s Q3 report, but job growth estimates up

August 14, 2015

The outlook for US gross domestic product over the next four years looks slightly lower from that of three months ago, according to the third-quarter Survey of Professional Forecasters released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. However, the 42 forecasters surveyed revised upward their...

NorthStar Anesthesia acquires Michigan locum tenens provider

August 14, 2015

NorthStar Anesthesia, an anesthesia care company headquartered in Texas, acquired Anesthesia Staffing Consultants, a Detroit-based anesthesia management company whose services include locum tenens. ASC has more than 30 locations in Michigan.

The acquisition expands NorthStar’s footprint in the Midwest...