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Washington leads in tech jobs in July reading

July 15, 2009

The Washington DC/Baltimore MD area ranked first in number of tech jobs posted on job board Dice.com as of July 1, according to the Dice report by Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX). There were 6,854 jobs posted in the Washington/Baltimore area. The New York/New Jersey area ranked second with 5,646 j...


Employers struggling with ill-prepared workforce

July 15, 2009

U.S. employers continue to struggle with an ill-prepared workforce with new hires lacking important basic and applied skills, according to a new report. Almost half of 217 employers surveyed reported they have to provide readiness training for new hires and the majority rate their programs as on...


Washington leads in tech jobs in July reading

July 15, 2009

The Washington DC/Baltimore MD area ranked first in number of tech jobs posted on job board Dice.com as of July 1, according to the Dice report by Dice Holdings Inc. (NYSE: DHX). There were 6,854 jobs posted in the Washington/Baltimore area. The New York/New Jersey area ranked second with 5,646...


IT temp sales bouncing back?

July 15, 2009

Preliminary results of the latest Staffing Industry Monthly Pulse Survey indicate that staffing firms specializing in selling information technology skills are by far the most likely to have reported an improvement in sales trends in June versus May. Among more than 50 such firms reporting so far...


Employers struggling with ill-prepared workforce

July 15, 2009

U.S. employers continue to struggle with an ill-prepared workforce with new hires lacking important basic and applied skills, according to a new report. Almost half of 217 employers surveyed reported they have to provide readiness training for new hires and the majority rate their programs as onl...


Survey: 46% of IT outfits to cut headcount

July 14, 2009

Almost half (46%) of all information technology organizations plan to cut headcount this year, according to a survey of 200 IT executives released on Monday by Computer Economics, an Irvine CA-based IT metrics and advisory firm. Twenty-seven percent of IT executives plan to add staff this year,...


Volt names president of new division

July 14, 2009

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) announced Larry Kaylor will serve as president of a new division -- Volt Consulting Managed Services Programs. The division will be comprised of managed services programs previously provided through its Volt Workforce Solutions staffing division and Proc...


Survey: 46% of IT outfits to cut headcount

July 14, 2009

Almost half (46%) of all information technology organizations plan to cut headcount this year, according to a survey of 200 IT executives released on Monday by Computer Economics, an Irvine CA-based IT metrics and advisory firm. Twenty-seven percent of IT executives plan to add staff this year, a...


Ex-staffing firm operator gets five years

July 14, 2009

A former employment agency operator was sentenced to five years in federal prison on charges of conspiring to harbor illegal aliens, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia reported. Laing Yang, 37, of Duluth GA operated an employment agency that provided illegal workers t...


Ex-staffing firm operator gets five years

July 14, 2009

A former employment agency operator was sentenced to five years in federal prison on charges of conspiring to harbor illegal aliens, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia reported. Laing Yang, 37, of Duluth GA operated an employment agency that provided illegal workers...