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Comforce revenue declines 7%

August 5, 2009

Second-quarter revenue declined 7.2% year over year at Comforce Corp. (AMEX: CFS) to $141.7 million as labor markets tightened during the global economic slowdown, the company reported. However, Comforce announced second-quarter revenue was up $81,000 year over year in its Human Capital Managemen...


Kelly Services revenue falls 29%

August 5, 2009

Second-quarter revenue fell 29.1% year over year at Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) to $1.03 billion. On a constant currency basis, revenue fell 24%. The Troy MI-based staffing firm reported U.S. second-quarter revenue fell 24.5% year over year to $633.3 million. Canadian revenue fell 33.1% (d...


Allied Healthcare revenue down 16%

August 4, 2009

Allied Healthcare International Inc. (NASD: AHCI), a New York-based homecare and healthcare staffing firm that does all of its business in the United Kingdom, reported revenue fell 15.9% year over year to $63.1 million in its fiscal third quarter ended June 30. However, the company reported reve...


Wanted estimates 440,000 fewer jobs in July

August 4, 2009

Wanted Technologies Corp. estimates the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce a loss of 440,000 jobs in July when it releases U.S. nonfarm payrolls on Aug. 7. The firm estimated a decline of 2,700 jobs in transportation and warehousing and a loss of 14,400 jobs in finance and insurance....


Blog: Small firms vulnerable on temp benefits

August 4, 2009

The difference between large staffing firms and small staffing firms in benefits provided is discussed by Staffing Industry Analysts Senior Research Analyst Noël Calvi in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Net income rises at SeatonCorp

August 4, 2009

SeatonCorp, a privately held staffing firm based in Chicago, reported Monday that net income rose 86% organically in the first half of the year. The company said net income benefitted from cost containment initiatives, several large client signings and strong results from its StudentScout divisi...


People: Korn/Ferry, Locum Leaders, Salo

August 4, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) named Eric Pikus as global head of consumer and commercial banking at its financial services practice. Pikus will also serve as a member of the company's CEO & board services practice. Pikus comes to Korn/Ferry from Heidrick & Struggles International Inc...


People: Korn/Ferry, Locum Leaders, Salo

August 4, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) named Eric Pikus as global head of consumer and commercial banking at its financial services practice. Pikus will also serve as a member of the company's CEO & board services practice. Pikus comes to Korn/Ferry from Heidrick & Struggles International Inc....


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

August 4, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: BRIEFING - Staffing Industry Stock Index analysis  * TrueBlue sizzles in July * SISI up 9.9% for the month, 19 gainers, 2 decliners * Industrial recovers first


Net income rises at SeatonCorp

August 4, 2009

SeatonCorp, a privately held staffing firm based in Chicago, reported Monday that net income rose 86% organically in the first half of the year. The company said net income benefitted from cost containment initiatives, several large client signings and strong results from its StudentScout divisio...