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HP strikes deal for Ciber to hire laid off workers while avoiding severance – Web

August 28, 2015

Business Insider reports HP struck a deal to allow newly laid off employees to take jobs at Ciber Inc. (NYSE: CBR) rather than pay them severance.


People: Oasis, AtWork, Carmichael Fisher, Bullhorn and more

August 28, 2015

Oasis Outsourcing, a professional employer organization based in West Palm Beach, Fla., promoted Alina Gabbard to senior VP of field sales. She will oversee all five regional vice presidents and coordinate the sales processes in each market throughout the US. For the past 12 years, she has served...


GDP growth gets upward revision to 3.7% for Q2; ‘Welcome relief’

August 27, 2015

US real GDP rose in the second quarter at an annual rate of 3.7%, according to a second estimate that revises an earlier, advance estimate of 2.3%, the US Bureau of Economic Analysis reported. The new estimate beat economists’ forecasts and was a bigger improvement over the anemic first quarter.“...


Randstad US workers confidence indexes rise in first half of year

August 27, 2015

Confidence levels among US manufacturing and logistics workers rose in the first half of the year and point to an aggressive increase in hiring activity, according to Randstad. Confidence levels in the accounting and finance sector rose dramatically, and improved levels for office and administrat...


Paychex lists top regulatory issues of summer 2015

August 27, 2015

Paychex Inc., a provider of payroll processing and professional employer organization services, listed of the top government regulations that impacted businesses across the US this summer and will continue to have an effect in the year ahead.“A major ruling on the Affordable Care Act, coupled wit...


Survey find future workforce has higher expectations for ‘success’

August 27, 2015

High school students are nearly three times as likely as current workers to say they need to make $200,000 or more to feel successful, according to survey released today by CareerBuilder. The report found high school students are also significantly more likely to associate success with the abilit...


Jobless claims average up 1,000, but total claims fall more than forecast

August 27, 2015

The US four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance rose by 1,000 last week to a total of 272,500 from the previous week’s unrevised average, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor.The four-week moving average decreases...


Succession plans lacking at all levels, accounting/finance survey suggests

August 27, 2015

Although people continue to quit their jobs in high numbers, few employers have backup plans should star performers leave their company, according to a survey released today by Robert Half Management Resources. The survey found only 10% of accounting and finance professionals reported someone int...


Temp workers give staffing agencies high marks

August 26, 2015

More than half, 53%, of temporary workers reported they were “extremely likely” to recommend their staffing agency to a friend or colleague, according to a survey of temporary workers by Staffing Industry Analysts. Sixty-four percent of respondents fell into the “promoter” category while 17% fell...


Chartwell Staffing Solutions hires new CFO

August 26, 2015

Chartwell Staffing Solutions, a staffing provider based in Lancaster, Penn., hired Dawn Gamble as CFO, effective July 27. She replaces Dion Soskin, who remains with the firm as a controller.Gamble most recently was controller for Houck, a construction company in Harrisburg, Pa., as well as assist...