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Nelson Family of Companies names new CEO

May 5, 2010

The Nelson Family of Companies, a Sonoma CA-based staffing firm, named Catherine Candland as its CEO effective May 1. Candland takes over the CEO role from founder Gary Nelson, who will remain chairman. Candland's experience includes founding a staffing firm called Advantage in 1985. That compan...


Is your company a big fish in a small pond?

May 5, 2010

This is your chance to get noticed! You may think your business is too small to make it on our "buyer shopping lists," but if your business is concentrated in a particular niche you may qualify after all. Take this quick survey to find out. The opportunity to be added to these lists was extended...


Medfinders promotes chief operating officer

May 5, 2010

Medfinders Inc. promoted Christian Rutherford to chief operating officer of travel operations and physician staffing. In addition, Rutherford will serve on Medfinders' board of directors. Rutherford previously served as president of Medfinders' physician staffing business units -- Linde Healthca...


ADP report: U.S. added 32,000 jobs in April

May 5, 2010

The U.S. added an estimated 32,000 nonfarm, private sector jobs in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to Automatic Data Processing Inc.'s (NYSE: ADP) monthly employment report released today. In addition, the report revised its estimate of jobs in March to an increase of 19,000 from...


Lie-detecting brain scan set for staffing case

May 5, 2010

Wired.com reported that a Brooklyn attorney representing a temporary worker is using a lie-detecting brain scan for the first time in a U.S. court in a case where temporary worker claims she was denied assignments because she complained about sexual harassment on one assignment. The brain scan i...


Service sector growth unchanged over month

May 5, 2010

Economic activity in the U.S. service sector increased in April but at the same rate as in March, according to the Institute for Supply Managements' nonmanufacturing index released today. The index's April reading of 55.4 was unchanged from March's reading. However, readings of more than 50 indi...


Kforce revenue slips 2%, but tech rises

May 5, 2010

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) reported first-quarter revenue fell 2.0% compared with the first quarter of last year, but said revenue rose in its largest segment, technology. The Tampa FL-based professional staffing firm posted first-quarter revenue of $226.7 million, down from $231.3 million in the...


Administaff: Healthcare reform impact unknown

May 4, 2010

Administaff Inc. (NYSE: ASF), the largest PEO by revenue, said it doesn't yet know the ultimate impact federal healthcare reform legislation will have on its business, according to its 10-Q filing on Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said several provisions in...


People: Solomon Page, Auxis, Manpower

May 4, 2010

The Solomon Page Group appointed Steve Candland and Ron LeVan as managing directors of SPG Managed Services. Among the services SPG provides are MSP, payrolling, independent contractor compliance and recruitment process outsourcing. Solomon Page Group appeared on Staffing Industry Analysts' 2009...


Wanted estimates U.S. added 220,000 jobs

May 4, 2010

The U.S. will record a gain of 220,000 nonfarm jobs in April, according to an estimate released today by Wanted Technologies. Official job numbers for April will be released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In March, the U.S. gained 162,000 nonfarm jobs. Wanted forecasts a gain of...