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ADP report: U.S. added 32,000 jobs in April

May 5, 2010

The U.S. added an estimated 32,000 nonfarm, private sector jobs in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to Automatic Data Processing Inc.'s (NYSE: ADP) monthly employment report released today. In addition, the report revised its estimate of jobs in March to an increase of 19,000 from...


Lie-detecting brain scan set for staffing case

May 5, 2010

Wired.com reported that a Brooklyn attorney representing a temporary worker is using a lie-detecting brain scan for the first time in a U.S. court in a case where temporary worker claims she was denied assignments because she complained about sexual harassment on one assignment. The brain scan i...


Service sector growth unchanged over month

May 5, 2010

Economic activity in the U.S. service sector increased in April but at the same rate as in March, according to the Institute for Supply Managements' nonmanufacturing index released today. The index's April reading of 55.4 was unchanged from March's reading. However, readings of more than 50 indi...


Kforce revenue slips 2%, but tech rises

May 5, 2010

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) reported first-quarter revenue fell 2.0% compared with the first quarter of last year, but said revenue rose in its largest segment, technology. The Tampa FL-based professional staffing firm posted first-quarter revenue of $226.7 million, down from $231.3 million in the...


Administaff: Healthcare reform impact unknown

May 4, 2010

Administaff Inc. (NYSE: ASF), the largest PEO by revenue, said it doesn't yet know the ultimate impact federal healthcare reform legislation will have on its business, according to its 10-Q filing on Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said several provisions in...


People: Solomon Page, Auxis, Manpower

May 4, 2010

The Solomon Page Group appointed Steve Candland and Ron LeVan as managing directors of SPG Managed Services. Among the services SPG provides are MSP, payrolling, independent contractor compliance and recruitment process outsourcing. Solomon Page Group appeared on Staffing Industry Analysts' 2009...


Wanted estimates U.S. added 220,000 jobs

May 4, 2010

The U.S. will record a gain of 220,000 nonfarm jobs in April, according to an estimate released today by Wanted Technologies. Official job numbers for April will be released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In March, the U.S. gained 162,000 nonfarm jobs. Wanted forecasts a gain of...


General Employment revenue down 18%

May 4, 2010

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB) reported revenue fell 18.0% on a year-over-year basis to $2.0 million in its fiscal second quarter ended March 31. The Oakbrook Terrace IL-based staffing firm posted a second-quarter net loss of $700,000 compared with a net loss of almost $1.09 mil...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

May 3, 2010

The Daily News is just a small part of what Staffing Industry Analysts produces. New research available for corporate members includes reports on mergers and acquisitions in the first quarter of 2010, what staffing firms' top priorities are for 2010, a recap of full-year 2009 results and an upda...


Manufacturing index highest since 2004

May 3, 2010

Economic activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector increased in April at a faster rate than in March, according to the Institute for Supply Management's key purchasing managers index for manufacturing which reached its highest level in April since June 2004. April's reading was 60.4, up from 59....