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Oasis buys National HR Advantage

August 20, 2009

Oasis Outsourcing Holdings Inc. acquired National HR Advantage Inc., a Palm Beach Gardens FL-based firm that provides professional employer organization and other services to small- and mid-size employers. Terms of the deal were not announced. National HR Advantage's primary office in Palm Beach...


Poll: 48% expect recovery in first half of 2010

August 19, 2009

Almost half, 48%, of executives expect the economy to rebound in the first half of 2010, according to a poll by BlueSteps.com, an online career site operated by the Association of Executive Search Consultants. Another 25% said they believe the economy will recover in the second half of 2009. And...


More employers check social networking sites

August 19, 2009

Forty-five percent of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates, up from 22% when asked last year, according to a survey released today by CareerBuilder.com. Of employers who use social networking sites to find candidates or do background checks, 29% use Facebook, 26% use...


Resources Connection names president and COO

August 19, 2009

Resources Connection Inc., an Irvine CA-based finance and accounting staffing and services firm, announced today Anthony Cherbak will serve as president and chief operating officer. Cherbak had served as executive VP of operations at Resources Connection beginning in 2005 and took on the duties...


Only two states netted fourth-quarter gains

August 19, 2009

Only two states gained more private-sector jobs than they lost in the fourth quarter of 2008 -- Louisiana and North Dakota, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And only two industries gained more jobs than they lost in the fourth quarter -- utilities and e...


More employers check social networking sites

August 19, 2009

Forty-five percent of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates, up from 22% when asked last year, according to a survey released today by CareerBuilder.com. Of employers who use social networking sites to find candidates or do background checks, 29% use Facebook, 26% use...


Poll: 48% expect recovery in first half of 2010

August 19, 2009

Almost half, 48%, of executives expect the economy to rebound in the first half of 2010, according to a poll by BlueSteps.com, an online career site operated by the Association of Executive Search Consultants. Another 25% said they believe the economy will recover in the second half of 2009. And...


Resources Connection names president and COO

August 19, 2009

Resources Connection Inc., an Irvine CA-based finance and accounting staffing and services firm, announced today Anthony Cherbak will serve as president and chief operating officer. Cherbak had served as executive VP of operations at Resources Connection beginning in 2005 and took on the duties...


Only two states netted fourth-quarter gains

August 19, 2009

Only two states gained more private-sector jobs than they lost in the fourth quarter of 2008 -- Louisiana and North Dakota, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And only two industries gained more jobs than they lost in the fourth quarter -- utilities and e...


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...