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People: Analysts, Jackson & Coker, SkillStorm

September 8, 2009

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) named James Anderson as its senior VP of client services operations. Anderson most recently served as a partner with Element Consulting Group. Jackson & Coker, an Atlanta-based physician recruitment firm, appointed David Booher as VP of its emergency med...


People: Analysts, Jackson & Coker, SkillStorm

September 8, 2009

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) named James Anderson as its senior VP of client services operations. Anderson most recently served as a partner with Element Consulting Group. Jackson & Coker, an Atlanta-based physician recruitment firm, appointed David Booher as VP of its emergency med...


Report: Employers to hire more than they cut

September 4, 2009

Manufacturing and service-sector industries plan to add more staff than they cut in September, but hiring will be at a slower pace than the same period a year ago, according to the leading indicators of national employment report released by the Society for Human Resource Management. A survey f...


Index: Employee confidence highest since 2007

September 4, 2009

Spherion Corp.'s (NYSE: SFN) employee confidence index rose to a reading of 49.9 in August, its highest level since December 2007. The reading is up 3.2 points from July. The index's survey found that 24% of U.S. workers believed the economy was getting stronger in August, up eight percentage po...


Canada adds 27,100 jobs in August

September 4, 2009

Canada gained 27,100 jobs in August bringing the total employment number to approximately 16.8 million, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The increase came from part-time jobs, of which the country added 30,600. The number of full-time jobs fell by 3,5...


Report: Employers to hire more than they cut

September 4, 2009

Manufacturing and service-sector industries plan to add more staff than they cut in September, but hiring will be at a slower pace than the same period a year ago, according to the leading indicators of national employment report released by the Society for Human Resource Management. A survey fo...


U.S. temp payrolls fall by 6,500 in August

September 4, 2009

Temporary help payrolls fell by 6,500 jobs in August to approximately 1.7 million, a smaller decrease than the 7,600 temporary jobs lost in July, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The temporary help penetration rate edged...


Index: Employee confidence highest since 2007

September 4, 2009

Spherion Corp.'s (NYSE: SFN) employee confidence index rose to a reading of 49.9 in August, its highest level since December 2007. The reading is up 3.2 points from July. The index's survey found that 24% of U.S. workers believed the economy was getting stronger in August, up eight percentage po...


Economic index continues climb

September 4, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy continued to increase, according to its most recent reading released today. "With [weekly leading index] growth rising to a new 38-year high, U.S. economic growth is poised for a stronger snap-back than most...


U.S. temp payrolls fall by 6,500 in August

September 4, 2009

Temporary help payrolls fell by 6,500 jobs in August to approximately 1.7 million, a smaller decrease than the 7,600 temporary jobs lost in July, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The temporary help penetration rate edged...