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Millennials in the workplace — Staffing Stream

January 20, 2015

By 2020, millennials will represent 40% of the total working population in America. Marc Berman, president of Vector Technical Resources, discusses ways employers motivate and manage this fast-growing generation in The Staffing Stream. To read the post, click here.The Staffing Stream is a blog wh...

Staffing research analyst sought

January 20, 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...

Executive search association names board

January 16, 2015

The Association of Executive Search Consultants announced this year’s appointments to its global board of directors, which includes five elected officers from each of the three AESC regional councils. Jason Johnson, CTPartners, chair, global board & chair, Asia Pacific Council, Sydney, A...

Highest master’s degree starting salary is $71,140

January 16, 2015

Computer science majors are projected to post the highest starting salary, at $71,140, among master’s degree graduates of the class of 2015, according to salary survey data released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Engineering and business majors followed close behind.Last w...

Next Daily News Tuesday

January 16, 2015

The Staffing Industry Daily News will not publish Monday because of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. The next issue publishes Tuesday, Jan. 20.

Mexico indexes indicate no increase in economic growth pace

January 16, 2015

Mexico’s economic expansion should continue into early 2015, but the growth pace is unlikely to accelerate, according to The Conference Board.The leading economic index for Mexico fell slightly in November for the fourth consecutive month. Despite some improvement in the construction sector, oil...

Volt revenue falls 19%, net income rises and CFO steps down

January 16, 2015

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI), the 12th-largest US staffing firm, reported net revenue fell 18.6% to $429.7 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Nov. 3. However, net income rose 27.2%. Also announced was the departure of CFO James Whitney Mayhew for personal reasons, effec...

December delivers 0.1% increase in IT jobs for US, TechServe reports

January 16, 2015

The number of IT jobs in the US rose 0.1% in December to more than 4.7 million, according to the TechServe Alliance, the national trade association for IT & engineering staffing and solutions firms.On a year-over-year basis, the number of IT jobs rose 3.1 percent in the US for a total ad...

People: Randstad, MSX, Synergy, Global Employment, Strategic Talent, Nagler, Mee Derby

January 16, 2015

Managed service provider Randstad Sourceright appointed Chad Sowash as director of veteran recruiting for the company’s diversity and compliance center of expertise. Sowash has 20 years of military experience, and he previously worked for Online Career Center, the precursor to Monster.com.MSX Int...

Beige Book reports moderate payroll growth, mixed demand for staffing

January 15, 2015

Payrolls in a variety of sectors expanded moderately during the period of mid-November through late December, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. Significant wage pressures continued to be limited largely to workers with particular technical skills, with the P...