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Accountable promotes president to CEO role

November 9, 2015

Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc., a Boca Raton, Fla.-based healthcare staffing provider, appointed Kevin S. Little as CEO, effective Nov. 11. Little replaces Robert J. Adamson, who takes over the newly created role of executive chairman.

Little will retain the responsibilities of president until a...

Survey finds nearly two-thirds of baby boomer nurses considering retirement

November 9, 2015

Nearly two-thirds of registered nurses over age 54 are now considering retirement, according to survey results released by AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) and its Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals.

Of those nurses over 54 who are considering retirement, 62% plan to retire...

EEOC sues staffing firm for alleged discrimination

November 9, 2015

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Friday announced it filed a lawsuit against Workplace Staffing Solutions LLC, a Louisiana company operating an office in Gulfport, Miss. The lawsuit, filed Oct. 28, alleges the firm violated federal law by failing to hire at least 34 qualified women for...

PrideStaff names CIO

November 9, 2015

PrideStaff, a national staffing franchise, announced Rob Hale joined the firm as chief information officer. Hale will oversee PrideStaff's information technology operations, infrastructure, security and applications.

Hale most recently was QAD's cloud engagement manager, managing ERP and cloud-migration...

US employment index rises in October

November 9, 2015

The Conference Board’s US employment trends index rose in October to a reading of 129.48 from September’s downwardly revised reading of 128.65. The October reading is up 4.1% from the same month a year ago.  

“The employment trends index continues to show solid and broad-based gains, with...

NACE: Employers seek leadership, teamwork skills

November 9, 2015

Employers considering new college graduates for job openings seek leaders who can work as part of a team, according to a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Participants in NACE's Job Outlook 2016 survey were asked which attributes —beyond grade point average —...

October posts biggest monthly increase in temp jobs for year

November 6, 2015

The US gained 24,500 temp jobs in October, the biggest month-over-month gain since November of 2014, according to seasonally adjusted data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meanwhile, the US also posted the largest month-over-month gain in total nonfarm employment for the year.

The number of...

Randstad Canada names CEO

November 6, 2015

Randstad Canada named Marc-Étienne Julien as CEO, a newly created position for the Canadian operations, effective immediately. He will have strategic oversight of all Randstad’s Canadian business operations and report directly to Linda Galipeau, CEO, Randstad North America.

Marc-Étienne joined Randstad...

RCM revenue falls 3%, net income also declines

November 6, 2015

RCM Technologies Inc. (NASD GM: RCMT) — a provider of engineering, IT and healthcare staffing — reported revenue fell 2.8% to $45.1 million in its third quarter ended Oct. 3.

Net income at the Pennsauken, N.J.-based firm fell 48.7%.

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Canada adds 44,400 jobs in October

November 6, 2015

Canada added 44,400 jobs in October from September, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The increase follows four months of little change.

The number of full-time jobs rose by 9,000 in October and part-time jobs rose by 35,400.

Compared to the same month a year...