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Office openings: Sanford Rose, 10 til 2

October 9, 2009

Sanford Rose Associates, an executive search network, announced new offices in Wilmington NC, Milwaukee WI and Atlanta in September and October. Jim Robison is managing director of the Wilmington office, which will focus on clients in the financial, agribusiness, food processing and manufacturin...


CEO confidence rises in third quarter

October 9, 2009

The Conference Board's measure of CEO confidence increased in the third quarter following an increase in the second quarter. The measure now stands at 63, up from 55 in the second quarter -- readings of more than 50 reflect more positive responses than negative responses. Sixty-eight percent of...


Index signals 'resilient' economic recovery

October 9, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy continued to improve, according to its most recent reading released today. "With [weekly leading index] growth rocketing to a new record high, the economic recovery will prove to be far more resilient in comi...


CEO confidence rises in third quarter

October 9, 2009

The Conference Board's measure of CEO confidence increased in the third quarter following an increase in the second quarter. The measure now stands at 63, up from 55 in the second quarter -- readings of more than 50 reflect more positive responses than negative responses. Sixty-eight percent of...


Ajilon: Finance/accounting average salary to dip

October 8, 2009

The national average salary for all finance and accounting positions is expected to decline by only 0.85% next year, according to the 2010 salary guide from Ajilon Professional Staffing. However, the national average salary for chief financial officers and treasurers is expected to decrease 7.7%...


SearchPath acquired by public firm

October 8, 2009

SearchPath International, a Cleveland-based staffing franchisor with 73 franchises, announced it was acquired by Nevada International Stock Exchange Inc. (OTCBB: NVDS.PK) in exchange for 370.3 million shares of Nevada International stock. Tom Johnston, president of SearchPath, was named chairman...


Ajilon: Finance/accounting average salary to dip

October 8, 2009

The national average salary for all finance and accounting positions is expected to decline by only 0.85% next year, according to the 2010 salary guide from Ajilon Professional Staffing. However, the national average salary for chief financial officers and treasurers is expected to decrease 7.7%...


TSR revenue declines 25%

October 8, 2009

TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI), a Hauppauge NY-based information technology staffing firm, reported revenue fell 25.2% to $9.1 million in is fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 31 from $12.2 million in the year-ago quarter. Revenue declined as the number of consultants on billing with customers fell to 215 i...


Jobless claims fall by 33,000

October 8, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 33,000, or 6.0%, to 521,000 in the week ended Oct. 3 from the previous week's revised number of 554,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims fell by 9,000, or 1.6%, to 539,750 fro...


Jobless claims fall by 33,000

October 8, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 33,000, or 6.0%, to 521,000 in the week ended Oct. 3 from the previous week's revised number of 554,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims fell by 9,000, or 1.6%, to 539,750 fro...