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Tech, creative salaries to rise in Canada, according to Robert Half

January 14, 2015

Salaries in the technology and creative fields are expected to continue their upward trend in 2015, according to the 2015 Salary Guides from Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group, divisions of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI).Companies are making larger investments in digital in...

Work Market names new CEO

January 13, 2015

Work Market today announced Stephen DeWitt joined the company in late December as chief executive officer. He replaced company co-founder Jeffrey Leventhal, recognized on Staffing Industry Analysts’ The Staffing 100 list of influential people in the industry. Leventhal remains with the company in...

US job openings rise in November but hiring falls

January 13, 2015

The number of US job openings in November rose 2.9 percent from October to 5.0 million, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job openings level increased over the year for many industries, including professional and business services, h...

Page Group North America gross profit up 20%

January 13, 2015

Page Group, a London-based professional staffing firm, reported fourth-quarter gross profit in its North America unit rose 20.3 percent year over year on a constant currency basis.Fourth-quarter gross profit for Page Group’s Americas segment — which also includes Latin America and Brazil — was £1...

TSR revenue rises 19.5%

January 13, 2015

Information technology staffing firm TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI) reported revenue rose 19.5 percent year over year to $14.5 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Nov. 30, 2014. The Hauppauge, N.Y.-based firm reported net income attributable to TSR increased to $141,000 from $32,000 in the prior-ye...

Workers on tap — Web

January 13, 2015

The Economist reports the rise of the on-demand economy poses difficult questions for workers, companies and politicians. For the story, click here.

Finding top-level talent for cannabis industry is tricky business — staffing quote of the week

January 13, 2015

“Attracting top-level talent for startup money is always going to be tricky,” Marijuana Business Daily quoted Kara Bradford as saying in a Q&A with the founders of Seattle-based Viridian Staffing, which targets the cannabis industry. “A great way for companies to attract talent at all levels...

Global staffing provider Impellam names finance director

January 12, 2015

Impellam Group plc appointed Darren Mee as group finance director, effective Feb. 2. The UK-based company announced in April 2014 that Group Finance Director Andrew Burchall would leave the firm to pursue other personal and career opportunities; he had served in the role since Impellam was formed...

Corporate Resource Services replaces CFO

January 12, 2015

Staffing provider Corporate Resource Services Inc. (NASD: CRRS) appointed Joseph Ciavarella as CFO, effective Jan. 12. He replaces Michael Golde, who had served as CFO since May 2012.Ciavarella has been a consultant since 2012, primarily to companies in the financial services and consumer product...

Employment index signals rapid job growth

January 12, 2015

The Conference Board’s US employment trends index increased in December to a reading of 128.43, up from November’s reading of 127.83. The November reading is up 7.5 percent from the same month a year ago.“The employment trends index increased in every single month of 2014, capping the year off wi...