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Report says Indian companies account for 91,000 US jobs, $15 billion in investments

July 17, 2015

India-based companies account for tens of thousands of jobs and more than $15.3 billion in tangible US investments, according to a report released this week by the Confederation of Indian Industry and audit firm Grant Thornton International Ltd. The report, “Indian Roots, American Soil,” was rele...


DHR responds to Caldwell’s refusal to discuss acquisition

July 17, 2015

Executive search firm DHR International Inc. yesterday responded to The Caldwell Partners’ (TSX: CWL) refusal on Tuesday to discuss a possible acquisition.DHR stated it would be willing to pay between C$1.80 and C$2.00 (US$1.41 to $1.56) in cash per common share to acquire 100% of the equity of C...


IT jobs up 0.3% in June, TechServe Alliance reports

July 17, 2015

The number of IT jobs in the US rose 0.3% in June from May, according to the TechServe Alliance, the trade association of the IT and engineering staffing and solutions industry in the US. That compares to a 0.2% increase in total nonfarm jobs in the US.Year over year, IT jobs rose by 4.4% since J...


90% say exec, managerial and professional sectors are candidate-driven

July 17, 2015

Workforce expansion is a priority for many companies throughout 2015, yet employers are struggling to recruit the best talent, according to the 2015 first half edition of the MRINetwork Recruiter Sentiment Study.The survey found 90% of respondents defined the talent market for the executive, mana...


Report says Mexican economy will struggle to gain traction in second half

July 17, 2015

Widespread weakness in the leading economic index and the slower growth in the coincident economic index suggest Mexico’s economy will continue struggling to gain traction in the second half of 2015, according to The Conference Board.The leading economic index for Mexico fell in May following a s...


People: Randstad Sourceright, TeamHealth, Meador, Shipyard and more

July 17, 2015

Randstad Sourceright added Carrie Corbin as director of its employer brand division. Corbin co-founded Branded Strategies, an employment engagement and branding agency. Previously, she was talent acquisition strategy and operations leader for Samsung Mobile.TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), t...


Kentucky joins feds’ misclassification fight

July 16, 2015

Kentucky signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to crack down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors, the US Department of Labor reported.The announcement follows the release yesterday of an “administrator’s interpretation” by the Department of Labor on how the Fair...


Merritt Hawkins says demand for psychiatrists at all-time high

July 16, 2015

Demand for psychiatrists is at an all-time high, according to a report released this week by Merritt Hawkins, the physician search division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS). Merritt Hawkins’ 2015 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives tracks the 3,120 physi...


Beige Book: Employment levels improve, mixed reports from staffing firms

July 16, 2015

Employment levels picked up in various industries across districts from mid-May through June, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. The Beige Book, a collection of observations from the 12 federal regional banks, provides a snapshot of current economic condition...


SHRM reports HR generalist is most in-demand HR position

July 16, 2015

Human resource generalists are the most sought-after HR professionals, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s summer 2015 HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report. The survey found 55% who are hiring HR talent said they were hiring for the position.Almost one-quarter, 24%, of hiring companie...