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Randstad revenue dips 33%

July 29, 2009

Randstad Holding NV, one of the world's largest staffing firms, reported second-quarter revenue fell 32.7% year-over-year to euro2.99 billion (US$4.20 billion) on a pro forma basis. CEO Ben Noteboom cited stabilization in the Netherlands-based company's U.S. and main European markets but said it'...


Barrett revenue slips 21%

July 29, 2009

Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI), a provider of commercial staffing and professional employer organization services, reported its second-quarter revenue fell 20.7% year-over-year to $57.3 million. The Vancouver WA-based firm said second-quarter staffing revenue fell 31.0% to $28.0 mill...


Barrett revenue slips 21%

July 29, 2009

Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI), a provider of commercial staffing and professional employer organization services, reported its second-quarter revenue fell 20.7% year-over-year to $57.3 million. The Vancouver WA-based firm said second-quarter staffing revenue fell 31.0% to $28.0 mil...


Oklahoma City again registers lowest jobless rate

July 29, 2009

The Oklahoma City OK metropolitan area registered the lowest unemployment rate, 6.0%, for the second month in a row among U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The Washington DC-Arlington VA-Alexandria VA area ra...


MPS Group revenue slips 29%

July 29, 2009

MPS Group Inc. (NYSE: MPS) announced second-quarter revenue fell 29.1% year-over-year to $417.9 million but reported the pace of decline slowed. And the Jacksonville FL-based professional staffing firm said revenue fell only 23% excluding acquisitions and the effects of foreign exchange. "The hir...


Virginia Attorney General sues staffing firms

July 29, 2009

Virginia Attorney General Bill Mims announced today he filed suit against staffing companies in Virginia alleging they defrauded consumers in the Hampton Roads area. The companies involved are Virginia Employment Services, Virginia Personnel and New Beginnings Inc. "The companies charged consume...


Randstad revenue dips 33%

July 29, 2009

Randstad Holding NV, one of the world's largest staffing firms, reported second-quarter revenue fell 32.7% year-over-year to euro2.99 billion (US$4.20 billion) on a pro forma basis. CEO Ben Noteboom cited stabilization in the Netherlands-based company's U.S. and main European markets but said it...


Oklahoma City again registers lowest jobless rate

July 29, 2009

The Oklahoma City OK metropolitan area registered the lowest unemployment rate, 6.0%, for the second month in a row among U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The Washington DC-Arlington VA-Alexandria VA area r...


CTG revenue down 29%

July 29, 2009

Second-quarter revenue fell 29.2% year-over-year at Computer Task Group Inc. (NASD: CTGX) to $66.6 million. Chairman and CEO James Boldt said demand for staffing services stabilized during the second quarter. However, the Buffalo NY-based firm, which provides both information technology staffing...


CTG revenue down 29%

July 29, 2009

Second-quarter revenue fell 29.2% year-over-year at Computer Task Group Inc. (NASD: CTGX) to $66.6 million. Chairman and CEO James Boldt said demand for staffing services stabilized during the second quarter. However, the Buffalo NY-based firm, which provides both information technology staffing...