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TriNet survey: Smaller firms to hire

January 21, 2010

Two-thirds of small- and medium-sized companies plan to hire new employees in 2010 and 53% anticipate strong or moderate economic growth, according to a quarterly survey released this week by TriNet, a San Leandro CA-based professional employer organization. Seventy percent of small- and medium-...


Leading index points to 'early recovery'

January 21, 2010

The Conference Board's U.S. leading economic index released today rose 1.1% in December from November. It now stands at 106.4 (2004=100). "The indicators point to an economy in early recovery," said Ken Goldstein, economist at The Conference Board. "The leading economic index suggests that the...


Report: Productivity up despite fewer hours

January 20, 2010

U.S. productivity rose in 2009, but a jobless productivity recovery is likely, The Conference Board reported today. U.S. productivity rose 2.5% in per hour terms in 2009, according to The Conference Board. The increase comes as a reduction in the number of hours worked offset a decline in output...


Adecco completes MPS buy

January 20, 2010

Adecco SA announced today it completed its acquisition of MPS Group Inc. "Our businesses nicely complement each other and joining forces represents an investment in strengthening both of our portfolios or service to place us in the best position to take full advantage of the economic recovery,"...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

January 20, 2010

The Daily News represents a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. The latest research out today for corporate members includes an Insight on how much time buyers spend on contingent workforce responsibilities. INSIGHT - 2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: H...


TriNet founder steps down as chairman

January 20, 2010

TriNet Group Inc., a San Leandro CA-based professional employer organization, announced Martin Babinec stepped down as board chairman effective Jan. 1. Babinec founded TriNet in 1988 and served as its CEO through May 2008. He will continue to serve on the privately held firm's board. Taking over...


Private equity buys OAO Technology

January 19, 2010

OAO Technology Solutions Inc., a Greenbelt MD-based information technology services firm that also provides staffing, was acquired by Platinum Equity. Financial terms of the transaction were not announced. OAO Technology Solutions was acquired from J.F. Lehman & Company. "Throughout the world, t...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

January 19, 2010

The Daily News represents a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. The latest research out today for corporate members includes survey results on how much money staffing buyers save by using contingent labor. 2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: Does using co...


Contract watch: Analysts International

January 19, 2010

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) announced a new contract with the government of Clark County in Nevada to modernize its criminal history records and wanted vehicle information systems. The systems provide information to law enforcement organization, including local, state and federal a...


Legs and Reg Advisor - January 2010

January 18, 2010

Possible impacts of healthcare reform and a new Senate bill that covers independent contractor misclassification are just two examples of the items covered in January's edition of the, "Legs & Reg Advisor," brought to you through the combined efforts of Staffing Industry Analysts and Littler Men...