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Robert Half, Manpower make green list

September 25, 2009

Robert Half International Inc (NYSE: RHI) and Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) appeared on Newsweek's green rankings of the 500 large corporations. Robert Half ranked No. 162 and Manpower ranked No. 217. Manpower also announced it was named again this year to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.


Web comedy features temps

September 25, 2009

Temporary workers have appeared in television and movies before. Now they are being featured in Web video series. Staffing Industry Report Senior Editor Craig Johnson comments on the trend in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Medical Connections pursuing acquisition

September 25, 2009

Medical Connections Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MCTH.OB), a Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firms, announced it entered a letter of intent to acquire a nationwide healthcare staffing firm that posted 2008 revenue of more than $50 million. Medical Connections said it plans to complete due dilig...


Robert Half, Manpower make green list

September 25, 2009

Robert Half International Inc (NYSE: RHI) and Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) appeared on Newsweek's green rankings of the 500 large corporations. Robert Half ranked No. 162 and Manpower ranked No. 217. Manpower also announced it was named again this year to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.


Web comedy features temps

September 25, 2009

Temporary workers have appeared in television and movies before. Now they are being featured in Web video series. Staffing Industry Report Senior Editor Craig Johnson comments on the trend in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Contract watch: Allegis

September 24, 2009

Allegis Group Services announced it signed a three-year deal to provide managed service provider and recruitment process outsourcing services to Cegedim Dendrite Americas, a firm that provides customer relationship management services and software for the life sciences industry. The MSP portion...


Contract watch: Allegis

September 24, 2009

Allegis Group Services announced it signed a three-year deal to provide managed service provider and recruitment process outsourcing services to Cegedim Dendrite Americas, a firm that provides customer relationship management services and software for the life sciences industry. The MSP portion...


Jobless claims down by 21,000

September 24, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 21,000, or 3.8%, in the week ended Sept. 19 from the previous week's revised number of 551,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims fell by 11,000, or 2.0%, to 553,500 from the pr...


Grand jury indicts staffing firm, owner

September 24, 2009

A grand jury indicted a Worcester MA staffing firm and its owner on 66 counts of violating state wage and hour laws and committing insurance and tax fraud, the Massachusetts' Attorney General's office announced Wednesday. The company was Labor Solutions, and its owner was Tam Vuong, 34, accordin...


September's marketing blog

September 24, 2009

Content and contract systems are proliferating. Hinda Chalew, Staffing Industry Analysts head of marketing and interactive services, writes about such systems and the marketing challenges in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.