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People: CDI, Heidrick

November 25, 2009

CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) and Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) made personnel announcements. CDI said Brad Dever joined the company as VP of business development for its CDI-Talent Management division. Dever most recently served as a VP of strategic accounts for a provider of rec...


Jobless claims fall by 35,000

November 25, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ended Nov. 21 fell by 35,000, or 7.0%, to 466,000 from the previous week's revised number of 501,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The number of claims was at its lowest level since September 2008, Bloomber...


People: CDI, Heidrick

November 25, 2009

CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) and Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) made personnel announcements. CDI said Brad Dever joined the company as VP of business development for its CDI-Talent Management division. Dever most recently served as a VP of strategic accounts for a provider of rec...


No Daily News Thursday and Friday

November 25, 2009

The Contingent Workforce Strategies Daily News will not be published Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, because of the Thanksgiving holidays. Look for your next issue on Monday, Nov. 30.


ASA: Staffing demand rises in November

November 25, 2009

Demand for staffing rose steadily in November, according to results released Tuesday from the American Staffing Association's index measuring changes in temporary employment. The index rose to a reading of 85 in November from 83 in October. The index measures changes in the number of temporary a...


Blog: I know you're not independent contractor compliant

November 25, 2009

More buyers are looking at independent contractor screening/compliance services, according to a report by Staffing Industry Analysts. Director of Research and Analysis Jon Osborne comments on independent contractor compliance in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Blog: I know you're not independent contractor compliant

November 25, 2009

More buyers are looking at independent contractor screening/compliance services, according to a report by Staffing Industry Analysts. Director of Research and Analysis Jon Osborne comments on independent contractor compliance in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Employment Insurance rolls rise 7% in Canada

November 24, 2009

People receiving Canadian Employment Insurance jobless benefits rose 7.1% in September from the previous month to 818,000 with the largest increases in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, Statistics Canada reported today. The number of people receiving Employment Insurance benefits is up 63.5...


U.S. lowers GDP growth estimate

November 24, 2009

Real gross domestic product in the U.S. rose at an annual rate of 2.8% in the third quarter, down from an earlier estimate of 3.5%, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced today. The lower third-quarter estimate still marks an improvement over decreases in previous quarters. GDP shrunk by 0.7%...


TeamStaff moving to Nasdaq Capital Market

November 24, 2009

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) said it's moving trading of its stock to the Nasdaq Capital Market from the Nasdaq Global Market effective Wednesday. The company had announced Sept. 15 that it was not in compliance with listing requirements for the Nasdaq Global Market because its common stock had n...