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Third of part-time workers struggle to find full-time work

November 12, 2014

Part-time workers still struggle to find full-time jobs even as full-time, permanent employment nears pre-recession levels, according to a CareerBuilder study released today. The survey found 32 percent of part-time workers want to work full-time but haven’t been able to land a full-time job.Of t...


Employers to hire 8% more new college grads, survey says

November 12, 2014

Employers plan to hire 8.3 percent more new college grads from the class of 2015 for their US operations than they did from the class of 2014, according to a survey of 260 employers by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.Employers surveyed were members of NACE.Survey respondents al...


Labor Smart revenue up 28% but net loss rises

November 11, 2014

Labor Smart Inc. (OTCBB: LTNC), a provider of industrial staffing serving the southeastern US, reported third-quarter revenue rose to $6.8 million, up 28.1 percent from revenue of $5.3 million in the third quarter of last year. The Hiram, Ga.-based firm attributed the increase to improved revenue...


Bartech announces global MSP deal with Cameron

November 11, 2014

The Bartech Group Inc. announced a new MSP deal with Cameron, a Fortune 500 company. Bartech will manage Cameron’s contingent workforce including temporary labor, statement of work, independent contractors and outsourced services in multiple countries. Once fully implemented, the program will sup...


Veteran hiring rises, IT manager/network administrator top job, survey finds

November 11, 2014

Following years of high unemployment, the hiring outlook for recent US veterans may have turned the corner, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.The survey found 33 percent of employers are actively recruiting veterans over the next year, up from 27 percent in last year’s surv...


US finance/accounting worker confidence falls again in Q3

November 11, 2014

US finance and accounting workers’ confidence declined for the second consecutive quarter, according to the Randstad Professionals’ finance and accounting employee confidence index for the third quarter of 2014. The index edged down to 57.5 from 58.0 in the prior quarter. However, the index remai...


Three-quarters of US companies to add middle-skills jobs, survey finds

November 11, 2014

Nearly three-quarters of US companies, 73 percent, expect an increase in their demand for “middle-skills” jobs – those that generally require more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year degree – over the next few years, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN). Additional...


Staffing quote of the week: Flex labor to improve again in 2015

November 11, 2014

“Growth in Q3 slowed compared to the first half, mainly driven by weaker growth in France and Germany,” Adecco CEO Patrick De Maeseneire said in a conference call with analysts on Thursday to discuss financial performance. “We exited the quarter with revenue growth of 2 percent in September and w...


New tool delivers pay data on demand — Blog

November 11, 2014

It’s a difficult conversation to have – are you paying your contingents right? Global Editorial Director Subadhra Sriram discusses Staffing Industry Analysts’ Pay Rate RangeFinder in a post in The Contingent Blog. The Excel workbook contains data on 820 detailed occupations for 403 metropolitan a...


Hudson sells Legal eDiscovery business for $23 million

November 10, 2014

Hudson Global Inc. (NASD: HSON) sold its Legal eDiscovery business to DTI for $23 million. The division provides eDiscovery solutions, managed document review and contract attorney staffing.Legal eDiscovery had revenue for of $13.8 million in the third quarter, according to New York-based Hudson....