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Blog: Do you charge enough for direct hire?

October 25, 2010

Senior Research Analyst Noel Calvi blogs about the opportunity to receive detailed information on direct hire fees on completion of the Staffing Industry Pulse survey. For the full blog, click here.

Hudson IT forms healthcare technology services

October 25, 2010

Responding to the recent growth in demand for electronic medical records (EMR), Hudson IT announced today the launch of a new healthcare information technology (HIT) practice. With an emphasis on staffing mid-to-senior level healthcare roles, the practice is designed to help hospitals and related agencies...

Medical Connections secures funding for acquisitions

October 25, 2010

Healthcare staffing firm Medical Connections Holdings Inc., said it has received $2.5 million in new acquisition capital from Medical Connections-Japan. The company's acquisition strategy remains on target as it seeks to acquire healthcare staffing companies that best fit its business model, the company...

Situs launches staffing business

October 25, 2010

Houston-based Situs Companies, a provider of global commercial real estate advisory services to the financial services industry, announced today the launch of Situs Staffing Solutions. The company has appointed Anne Jablonski, who has been with Situs for 14 years, to lead and expand its operations....

Jobless claims jump by 13,000

October 14, 2010

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance filed in the week ended Oct. 9 rose by 13,000 compared with the previous week, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Initial claims for the week ended Oct. 9 totaled 462,000, up 2.9% from...

Manpower CEO: Don't squander opportunity

October 14, 2010

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) Chairman and CEO Jeff Joerres was slated during a keynote speech at the American Staffing Association's Staffing World 2010 conference today to caution the staffing industry that it must not squander its opportunity to shape the post-recession workforce.

"Our industry has...

Staffing association taps Yoh as chairman

October 14, 2010

William Yoh, chairman of Yoh and chief customer officer of parent company Day & Zimmermann, was elected chairman of the American Staffing Association's board of directors.

"With the continued recovery of our industry, along with significant changes in healthcare reform, employment law and customer...

Randstad: FujiStaff tender offer successful

October 14, 2010

A tender offer by Randstad Holding NV for shares in Japanese staffing firm FujiStaff Holdings was successfully completed, Randstad announced today.

A total of 606,526 shares were tendered -- which includes shares previously held by the founding shareholders and those already held by Randstad -- representing...

People: MBO Partners, KellyOCG

October 14, 2010

MBO Partners appoints VP of implementation for its enterprise solutions division. Four executives from Kelly OCG named to boards of trustees at the Human Resources Outsourcing Association ...

MBO Partners appointed David Cassar as VP of implementation for its enterprise solutions division. Cassar has...

Producer price index steady over month

October 14, 2010

The U.S. producer price index for the employment services industry was unchanged in September from August at a reading of 125.8 (Dec. 1996=100), according to nonseasonally adjusted number reported today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. September's index reading was still up from its September...