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People: Pinstripe, Kenexa

November 13, 2009

Pinstripe Inc., a Brookfield WI-based recruitment process outsourcing firm, named Erin Lange as senior VP of operations excellence and innovation. The company also appointed Greg Summers as business development director and Frank Johnson as its healthcare practice leader. Kenexa, a Wayne PA-base...


IQNavigator names new CEO

November 13, 2009

Vendor management system IQNavigator named Lou Andreozzi as president and CEO. The Denver-based firm made the announcement Thursday. Andreozzi comes from outside the VMS industry and most recently served as CEO of Inference Data, a legal data analysis and review firm. He had also served as presi...


Private equity acquires healthcare VMS

November 13, 2009

Medefis Inc., an Omaha NE-based vendor management system, announced it was acquired by OGH, a holding company whose principal shareholder is Welsh, Carson, Anderson and Stowe, a New York-based private equity firm. The deal has closed. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Medefis focuses...


IQNavigator names new CEO

November 13, 2009

Vendor management system IQNavigator named Lou Andreozzi as president and CEO. The Denver-based firm made the announcement Thursday. Andreozzi comes from outside the VMS industry and most recently served as CEO of Inference Data, a legal data analysis and review firm. He had also served as presi...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

November 13, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. Research may be accessed at www.staffingindustry.com. Staffing Industry Report, Nov. 2009, Vol. XX, No. 11 Full PDF *More than 60% of large buyers use VMS *Acquisition activity rises during the third quarter *Median conversion fee is b...


Store hires 5,000 temps, strike fizzles

November 13, 2009

Fry's Food Stores, a chain of grocery stores in Arizona, announced Thursday that it hired more than 5,000 temporary workers in preparation for a possible strike. The company announced today that the strike was averted after it and the union reached a new agreement late Thursday.


People: Pinstripe, Kenexa

November 13, 2009

Pinstripe Inc., a Brookfield WI-based recruitment process outsourcing firm, named Erin Lange as senior VP of operations excellence and innovation. The company also appointed Greg Summers as business development director and Frank Johnson as its healthcare practice leader. Kenexa, a Wayne PA-base...


Optimism steady or rising for 52% of workers

November 12, 2009

More than half of workers from around the globe surveyed by Monster Worldwide Inc. said they felt the same or were more optimistic when asked "How do you feel about the job market compared to six months ago?" Nine percent said they were "much more optimistic," 17% said they were "more optimistic...


Calian revenue rises 11%

November 12, 2009

Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX: CTY) revenue rose 11.2% to C$54.4 million (US$50.1 million) in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30 from C$48.9 million in the fourth quarter of last year, according to a company announcement today. Calian provides information technology, healthcare and technic...


U.S. Jobless claims fall by 12,000

November 12, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 12,000, or 2.3%, to 502,000 in the week ended Nov. 7 from the previous week's revised figure of 514,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims for the week ended Nov. 7 fell by 4,50...