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Tech Salaries Up 0.7%

January 19, 2011

Technology workers' salaries rose 0.7 percent in 2010, and Oracle experience ranks as the most-sought IT skill, Dice Holdings Inc. reported today.

Dice's annual salary survey found tech workers, on average, received a salary increase of 0.7 percent to $79,384 in 2010.

Forty-nine percent of workers received...


IGate Revenue Up, Patni Buy Continues

January 19, 2011

Fourth-quarter revenue at iGate Corporation rose 54.6 percent from the year-ago quarter to $81.0 million. The company said it's continuing with plans to acquire a majority stake in Patni Computer Systems Ltd., an IT services firm, in a deal valued at $1.22 billion.

The deal to buy Patni, based in Mumbai,...


Contract Watch: Cameron, Teleperformance

January 19, 2011

Cameron Search | Staffing announces contract with retail firm. Newspaper announces Teleperformance USA temporary hiring plans …

Cameron Search | Staffing, a San Antonio-based staffing provider, signed a contract with Mercury Retail Services to recruit for jobs that include management positions, route...


Office Openings: Aerotek, Remedy

January 19, 2011

Aerotek Inc. and Remedy Intelligent Staffing announce new office openings …

Aerotek Inc. opened a new office in downtown Minneapolis. The new downtown Minneapolis office will focus on placements in the professional services, architecture and engineering industries. It joins the company's existing Minnesota...


Staffing Industry Analysts Names VPs

January 19, 2011

Staffing Industry Analysts today announced Diana Gabriel has been named vice president of strategy and solutions and Bryan Peña has been named vice president of contingent workforce strategies and research.

Gabriel formerly served as director of strategy and solutions; she has been with the company since...


Report: World Has 9 Million Temps

January 18, 2011

The number of workers sent out by employment agencies totaled almost 9 million in 2009, a decline of 6 percent from the previous year, according to the 2011 Economic Report released today by the International Confederation of Private Employment Agencies (Ciett).

Estimated 2009 revenue for the global staffing...


Peoplelink Names CFO

January 18, 2011

Peoplelink Staffing Solutions promoted Jeffrey Miller to CFO. Miller previously served as controller and VP.

Miller has more than 20 years of experience in the public accounting, executive financial management and business development strategy. He has been a certified public accountant since 1992.

Peoplelink...


System One Appoints CIO

January 18, 2011

System One Holdings LLC named Lisa Biondi as its chief information officer effective immediately.

Biondi previously served as the company's IT director. She has managed the firm's technology platform since it spun off from Hudson Highland Group Inc. (NASD: HHGP) in 2008.

System One ranked No. 7 on Staffing...


Tata, Cognizant to Hire Combined 62,000

January 18, 2011

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. and Cognizant Technology Solutions to hire 62,000 in 2011.

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., a global IT services firm, plans to recruit 37,000 professionals this year, the International Business Times reported. Cognizant Technology Solutions, also an IT services firm, announced...


Managers List Embarrassing Moments

January 18, 2011

Falling asleep while interviewing a job seeker and sending an offer letter to the wrong candidate ranked among the most embarrassing moments at work, according to a survey by OfficeTeam, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI).

The survey included more than 1,300 senior managers at companies...