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Adecco searching for pharmacy techs

July 27, 2009

Adecco North America announced it's searching for 300 licensed pharmacy technicians in Orange County CA and 100 licensed pharmacy technicians in Oklahoma City. The need for workers in pharmaceuticals is strong as demand for medicines and new products is expected to increase in coming years, accor...


Adecco searching for pharmacy techs

July 27, 2009

Adecco North America announced it's searching for 300 licensed pharmacy technicians in Orange County CA and 100 licensed pharmacy technicians in Oklahoma City. The need for workers in pharmaceuticals is strong as demand for medicines and new products is expected to increase in coming years, acco...


San Francisco area posts highest average pay

July 27, 2009

Average pay was 19% above the national average for civilian workers in the San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland metropolitan area in 2008, according to a report released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The area's pay difference was the highest among 77 metropolitan areas studied. The Ne...


ASA releases VMS/MSP best practices

July 27, 2009

The American Staffing Association released a set of best practices for staffing firms and staffing buyers to help reduce their risks when dealing with vendor management systems and managed services providers. The information comes as the industry continues to feel the effects of the collapse of E...


Contract watch: Monarch Staffing, Analysts International

July 24, 2009

Both Monarch Staffing and Analysts International announced deals this week. Analysts International Corporation (ANLY) announced that it won a three-year criminal justice contract in Alabama. The contract with the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center is for the enhancement of its existi...


IT employee confidence up

July 24, 2009

  The IT Employee Confidence Index increased 6.1 points to 45.8 in the second quarter of 2009, according to a recent survey commissioned by Technisource, the technology placement division of Spherion Corp. (NYSE: SFN). The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive, indicates that overall confiden...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

July 24, 2009

  Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: CITATION - Japanese labor market deregulation and the rise of temporary staffing * University of Manchester research series, Working Paper 11 * Labor market deregulation and the evolution of employment in Japan * List of major staffi...


Medfinders to lend a hand to Texas

July 24, 2009

  Texas Health Resources and Medfinders Inc. have formed a joint venture designed to help Texas Health hospitals improve patient care by recruiting and retaining quality nurses and allied healthcare professionals. Medfinders, the parent company of Nursefinders. The joint venture, operating as...


Resources Connection CEO steps down

July 24, 2009

  Irvine CA-based professional staffing and services firm Resources Connection Inc. (NASD: RECN) today announced that President and CEO Thomas Christopoul has resigned from his positions at the request of the board. Christopoul will no longer be a member of the company's board. This change is to...


Names in the news

July 24, 2009

  Sanford Rose Associates, Guidant Group, and Mastech Holdings have recently made new hires and promotions. John Wang has been named managing director of Sanford Rose Associates - Minneapolis, one of several new Sanford Rose Associates executive search offices opening in recent months, and brin...