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Pulse survey opens

October 6, 2009

Interested in learning the pulse of the U.S. staffing industry? Firms participating in the Staffing Industry Monthly Pulse Survey will receive sector-by-sector and segment-by-segment analyses of industry trends from the survey. There is no cost to participate and the survey takes about 15 minute...


Healthcare services, staffing firm files for IPO

October 6, 2009

Team Health Holdings LLC, a Knoxville TN-based firm that provides outsourced medical services and healthcare staffing, filed a registration statement today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. Team Health's outsourced medical services include the staff...


People: JCSI, TechTeam

October 6, 2009

JCSI Corporate Staffing, a Westborough MA-based staffing firm, named Kevin Jones as VP of sales. Jones comes to JCSI from JobFox, where he was director of sales. TechTeam Government Solutions Inc., a subsidiary of information technology services and staffing firm TechTeam Global Inc. (NASD: TEAM...


Contract watch: Kelly Services

October 6, 2009

Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) today announced its Kelly Government Solutions division received a U.S. General Services Administration Schedule 621 I (professional and allied healthcare staffing services) contract allowing it to provide healthcare professionals to federal agencies. Profession...


EEOC sues three staffing firms

October 6, 2009

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued three staffing firms in September in three separate lawsuits. In one suit filed Sept. 15, the EEOC accused Adecco SA of failing to take appropriate action when female employees complained about sexual harassment at a client site. The EEOC rep...


Maine Hospital Association endorses firm

October 5, 2009

On Assignment Inc. (NASD: ASGN) announced that the Maine Hospital Association exclusively endorsed the company as a provider of nurse and allied healthcare staffing and On Assignment's Vista division for physician staffing. The Maine Hospital Association is a nonprofit association representing 3...


It's all about putting people to work

October 5, 2009

Randstad Holding NV recently announced a "secondment" program that will allow companies to use a staffing firm to loan out employees to other firms. The idea is to let firms keep employees they may otherwise have to lay off in a difficult economy. Senior Research Analyst Sona Sharma recently com...


Employment trends index rises

October 5, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index rose 0.3% in September from its revised August reading, but remains down 15.6% from its year-ago reading. The index now stands at 88.5. "While the employment numbers reported by the government last Friday were certainly disappointing, The Confe...


It's all about putting people to work

October 5, 2009

Randstad Holding NV recently announced a "secondment" program that will allow companies to use a staffing firm to loan out employees to other firms. The idea is to let firms keep employees they may otherwise have to lay off in a difficult economy. Senior Research Analyst Sona Sharma recently com...


Fortune estimates rise in 2010 revenue

October 5, 2009

Fortune Industries Inc. (AMEX: FFI), an Indianapolis-based firm that provides professional employer organization services, estimated revenue of between $62.0 million to $66.0 million for its fiscal year ending June 10, 2010. The company's revenue of $53.5 million in its previous fiscal year is b...