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Cash tops bonus wish lists, Express Employment survey says

December 4, 2014

Cash is the preferred holiday bonus for 37 percent of employees and job seekers, according to a poll released by Express Employment Professionals. Aother poll finds 34 percent of business leaders will provide those cash holiday bonuses.“Showing appreciation is investing in your employees,” said E...


Korn Ferry lists C-level positions in demand

December 4, 2014

Korn Ferry International (NYSE: KFY) listed the most in-demand C-level positions for the year ahead, which include chief commercial (revenue) officers and chief innovation officers, among others. And according to a company survey, healthcare will be the sector with the most robust executive...


Keep the ‘hot book’ — Staffing Stream

December 4, 2014

“Hot books” — lists of candidates that are available, or coming available, for a new position — are essential for recruiters in the healthcare IT industry, writes David Worrell in a new Staffing Stream post.  Worrell, senior recruiter at MedSys Group, discusses his system for hot book manage...


Volt sells computer systems segment to focus on staffing

December 3, 2014

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) sold its computer systems segment to NewNet Communication Technologies LLC, a Skyview Capital portfolio company, allowing the New York-based provider of information technology and engineering staffing to focus on its staffing business.Volt’s compute...


Midwest firms look to train as job seeker pool shrinks

December 3, 2014

Companies in the Midwest are more open to training skilled employees as the labor market continues to tighten, according to a quarterly employment survey by QPS Employment Group, a privately held staffing firm based in Brookfield, Wis.The survey found 56 percent of companies will increase hiring...


ADP report shows steady private sector job growth

December 3, 2014

US private sector employment rose by 208,000 jobs in November, according to the ADP national employment report produced by Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASD: ADP) in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. Small businesses continued to drive job gains, adding almost half the total for the month....


US online job ads surge in November

December 3, 2014

US online job ads rose by 170,200 in November to a total of more than 5.2 million, according to The Conference Board’s report on online jobs ads released today. The increase follows a gain of only 11,700 job ads in October.“November labor demand shows renewed strength, helping to boost a slow-gro...


Non-manufacturing activity up in October

December 3, 2014

Economic activity in the US non-manufacturing sector grew in November and at a faster rate than October, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing index released today.ISM’s non-manufacturing index rose in November to a reading of 59.3 from October’s reading of 57.1. Re...


Union raises joint employer issue in NLRB staffing case — Web

December 3, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board could revise the 30-year-old standard of what it means to be an employer in case involving a staffing buyer and a staffing firm, Crain’s Chicago Business reports. For the story, click here. The case could be decided by Dec. 16.Separately, the American Staff...


Staffing firm hires former Advantage exec as general counsel

December 2, 2014

IT and life sciences staffing firm Eliassen Group named Jonathan “JT” Mann as VP and general counsel. Mann comes to Eliassen after serving as senior VP and general counsel for staffing provider Advantage Resourcing International, a division of Recruit Co. Ltd., one of the largest global staffing...