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People: Korn/Ferry, Execu|Search

August 18, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) announced that Joseph Healey, Stephen Bochner and Jonathan Goldstein joined as senior client partners after having come over from boutique executive search firm Sextant Search partners. Healey will co-head Korn/Ferry's private equity center of excellence...


Contract watch: STG International

August 18, 2009

STG International Inc. announced earlier this month it was awarded five contracts valued at approximately $66 million to provide staffing support for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Head Start locations in 25 states and other areas include Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

August 18, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: INSIGHT - Engineering/design staffing growth update *2Q y/y revenue contraction in 20% range *But Pulse survey indicates m/m sequential improvement *High engineering unemployment a dampening factor INSIGHT - Nurse staffing growth upd...


Study: Stimulus prompts more COBRA use

August 18, 2009

COBRA enrollments doubled as the U.S. government enacted a new subsidy to make the coverage more affordable as part of the federal economic stimulus package, according to an analysis by Hewitt Associates, a human resources company. The analysis found monthly COBRA enrollment rates for eligible A...


Comsys acquires RCA Research

August 18, 2009

Comsys IT Partners Inc. (NASD: CITP) acquired RCA Research Inc., an engineering services firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. RCA specializes in project-based engineering, environmental, green technology and FDA compliance managed services and provides staffing as well. Houston-based Coms...


Comsys acquires RCA Research

August 18, 2009

Comsys IT Partners Inc. (NASD: CITP) acquired RCA Research Inc., an engineering services firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. RCA specializes in project-based engineering, environmental, green technology and FDA compliance managed services and provides staffing as well. Houston-based Coms...


Survey: Staffing revenue appears on upswing

August 18, 2009

Staffing firms continue to see improved monthly sequential trends in temporary staffing revenue, according to preliminary results from the latest Staffing Industry Monthly Pulse Survey. So far, 45% of staffing firms report July temporary staffing revenue trends improved over June -- this compare...


Michael Page Americas revenue falls 26%

August 17, 2009

Michael Page International PLC reported today its Americas revenue -- which includes the U.S., Canada and Latin America -- fell 25.8% to GBP25.6 million (US$42.3 million) in the first half of 2009 from GBP34.5 million in the first half of last year. The London-based professional staffing firm re...


Michael Page Americas revenue falls 26%

August 17, 2009

Michael Page International PLC reported today its Americas revenue -- which includes the U.S., Canada and Latin America -- fell 25.8% to GBP25.6 million (US$42.3 million) in the first half of 2009 from GBP34.5 million in the first half of last year. The London-based professional staffing firm re...


ClearPoint ends COO deal

August 17, 2009

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (OTCBB: CBPR.OB) ended a deal with XRoads Solutions Group LLC that provided the company with an interim chief operating officer, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. XRoads had provided Brian Delle Donne COO. Delle Donne had p...