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Index: Small business adds 15,000 jobs

March 10, 2015

Small businesses added 15,000 new jobs in February, according to the small business and revenue indexes by Intuit Inc. This is a 0.07% increase from January and makes more than 910,000 jobs added since March 2010.Small business hourly employees worked an average of 108.4 hours in February, down 5...


Mark Zuckerberg’s hiring advice — staffing quote of the week

March 10, 2015

“I will only hire someone to work directly for me if I would work for that person,” CNN Money quoted Mark Zuckerberg as saying during a Q&A session at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. “I think this rule has served me pretty well.”


TriNet names chief technology officer, software development VP

March 9, 2015

TriNet Group Inc. (NYSE: TNET), the fourth-largest US professional employer organization, appointed Craig Flower as chief technology officer, a new position. The San Leandro, Calif.-based company also named Sateesh Chilukuri as VP of software development. Both appointments took effect March 2.Flo...


New TechHire initiative launched

March 9, 2015

President Obama today announced the launch of the TechHire initiative at a meeting of the National League of Cities. The multi-sector effort aims to provide Americans with the skills needed for well-paying jobs through universities and community colleges as well as nontraditional approaches like...


Staffing providers rank on list of ethical companies

March 9, 2015

Staffing providers Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN), Paychex Inc. (NASD: PAYX) and Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) were named to the Ethisphere Institute’s 2015 world’s most ethical companies list. Manpower and Paychex were listed in the staffing and outsourcing category, marking the fifth consecutive year Manp...


Canadian politician apologizes for Temporary Foreign Worker Program comments

March 9, 2015

Canadian Member of Parliament John Williamson apologized for offensive comments made regarding the Canadian Temporary Foreign Workers Program.Williamson issued an apology on Twitter....


US employment index rises, marks longest positive stretch in 30 years

March 9, 2015

The Conference Board’s US employment trends index increased in February to a reading of 127.76, up from January’s downwardly revised reading of 127.62. The February reading is up 6.7% from the same month a year ago.“The employment trends index increased for the 14th consecutive time, the longest...


Recruitment marketing: The basics for recruitment professionals — Staffing Stream

March 9, 2015

When consumers loyally purchase the same product or post photos of the items they bought on social media, it’s usually because they have formed an emotional connection with the brand. The brand’s values align with theirs, and the product is a reflection of them, Kim Pope, VP of recruitment soluti...


US temp jobs dip over month in February, but revisions not done

March 6, 2015

The number of US temporary help services jobs fell by 7,800 in February from January on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. February’s jobs data reflect a major annual revision that first took effect with January’s jobs data. Revisions continued today as t...


Corporate Resource Services sends 1,300 more termination notices

March 6, 2015

Corporate Resource Services, which ranked as the 22nd-largest US staffing firm last year, sent 1,300 more termination notices on Feb. 26 to customers that represented $270 million in billings last year, according to a filing on Tuesday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The billings...