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People: AC Lordi, ProcureStaff, Korn/Ferry

September 23, 2009

AC Lordi Consulting and Peopleflex Accounting Professionals named Frank Lordi as CEO. Lordi replaces John Rapchinski, who remains an investor in the firm. AC Lordi provides accounting and risk management services and Peopleflex provides finance and accounting staffing. ProcureStaff Technologies,...


Mass layoffs rise 43% year over year

September 23, 2009

The number of U.S. mass layoffs rose 42.6% in August compared with the same month last year on a seasonally adjusted basis, and the initial claims for unemployment insurance related to mass layoffs rose 37.2%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. In August, there were 2,690 mass l...


People: AC Lordi, ProcureStaff, Korn/Ferry

September 23, 2009

AC Lordi Consulting and Peopleflex Accounting Professionals named Frank Lordi as CEO. Lordi replaces John Rapchinski, who remains an investor in the firm. AC Lordi provides accounting and risk management services and Peopleflex provides finance and accounting staffing. ProcureStaff Technologies,...


Mass layoffs rise 43% year over year

September 23, 2009

The number of U.S. mass layoffs rose 42.6% in August compared with the same month last year on a seasonally adjusted basis, and the initial claims for unemployment insurance related to mass layoffs rose 37.2%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. In August, there were 2,690 mass l...


MSX International names CEO

September 23, 2009

MSX International Inc., a Warren MI-based provider of staffing and other services to the auto industry, named Frederick Minturn as president and CEO. Minturn had been appointed chief operating officer in April, but he has worked as MSXI for 25 years including as executive VP and CFO for the last...


September's marketing blog

September 23, 2009

Content and contract systems are proliferating. Hinda Chalew, Staffing Industry Analysts head of marketing and interactive services, writes about such systems and the marketing challenges in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Staffing demand edges up in September

September 23, 2009

Demand for staffing edged up in September, according to the American Staffing Association's index measuring temporary employment. The index rose to a reading of 77 in September from 75 in August. The reading is still 20.8% lower than the same period in 2008. The index measures changes in the num...


MSX International names CEO

September 23, 2009

MSX International Inc., a Warren MI-based provider of staffing and other services to the auto industry, named Frederick Minturn as president and CEO. Minturn had been appointed chief operating officer in April, but he has worked as MSXI for 25 years including as executive VP and CFO for the last...


Staffing demand edges up in September

September 23, 2009

Demand for staffing edged up in September, according to the American Staffing Association's index measuring temporary employment. The index rose to a reading of 77 in September from 75 in August. The reading is still 20.8% lower than the same period in 2008. The index measures changes in the num...


Contract watch: Allegis

September 22, 2009

CA Inc., an information technology firm with $4.27 billion in annual revenue, chose Allegis RPO to provide recruitment process outsourcing services for locations in North America and India, Allegis Group Services announced. Allegis Group Services is part of the Allegis Group, the largest staffin...