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Fortune estimates rise in 2010 revenue

October 5, 2009

Fortune Industries Inc. (AMEX: FFI), an Indianapolis-based firm that provides professional employer organization services, estimated revenue of between $62.0 million to $66.0 million for its fiscal year ending June 10, 2010. The company's revenue of $53.5 million in its previous fiscal year is b...


Maine Hospital Association endorses firm

October 5, 2009

On Assignment Inc. (NASD: ASGN) announced that the Maine Hospital Association exclusively endorsed the company as a provider of nurse and allied healthcare staffing and On Assignment's Vista division for physician staffing. The Maine Hospital Association is a nonprofit association representing 3...


NAPEO announces Doyle award recipient

October 5, 2009

The National Association of Professional Employer Organizations awarded Timothy Doherty with the Michaeline Doyle award for leadership. Doherty, one of 15 people to have ever received the award, is owner and chairman of Doherty Employment Group, a Minneapolis-based staffing firm that offers PEO...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

October 5, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: INSIGHT - Staffing industry forecast: September update *Project 5% growth in staffing industry revenue for 2010 *Strong recovery expected in GDP but with continued high unemployment *Most bullish on industrial staffing with 15% growth...


Employment trends index rises

October 5, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index rose 0.3% in September from its revised August reading, but remains down 15.6% from its year-ago reading. The index now stands at 88.5. "While the employment numbers reported by the government last Friday were certainly disappointing, The Confe...


Resources Connection revenue down 43%

October 2, 2009

Resources Connection Inc. (NASD: RECN) revenue fell 43.0% year over year to $118.3 million in the company's fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 29, 2009. The Irvine CA-based firm -- which provides finance/accounting, information technology and legal personnel through its Resources Global Professiona...


Employee confidence flat in September

October 2, 2009

Spherion Corp.'s (NYSE: SFN) employee confidence index posted little change in September -- falling to a reading of 49.4, down 0.5 of a point from August. The number of U.S. workers who believe the economy is getting stronger rose to 27% in September, up three percentage points from August, acco...


Employee confidence flat in September

October 2, 2009

Spherion Corp.'s (NYSE: SFN) employee confidence index posted little change in September -- falling to a reading of 49.4, down 0.5 of a point from August. The number of U.S. workers who believe the economy is getting stronger rose to 27% in September, up three percentage points from August, acco...


Premier buys North Carolina staffing firm

October 2, 2009

The Premier Alliance Group Inc. (OTCBB: PIMO.OB) acquired PeopleSource Inc., a privately held staffing firm based in Winston Salem NC. Premier agreed to pay $500,000 in cash and stock for the company, and the deal closed Oct. 1. PeopleSource had $3 million in revenue in its last year in business...


Resources Connection revenue down 43%

October 2, 2009

Resources Connection Inc. (NASD: RECN) revenue fell 43.0% year over year to $118.3 million in the company's fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 29, 2009. The Irvine CA-based firm -- which provides finance/accounting, information technology and legal personnel through its Resources Global Professiona...