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Job openings, hires, separations decline

April 7, 2009

U.S. job openings, hires and separations all fell in February on a year-over-year basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job openings fell by 29.2% year-over-year in February to 3.0 million. The job openings rate fell to 2.2% from 3.0% in the same period. The number of hires d...


Largest, fastest-growing and diversity survey ongoing

April 7, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts' survey for largest, fastest-growing and diversity staffing firms is open through April 17. Thanks to all who have filled out the survey so far. Data collected from this survey will be used to create the following lists:' The largest global staffing firms' The largest U...


Contract watch - TeamStaff, Medfinders

April 7, 2009

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) announced it received an information technology schedule contract for professional services from the U.S. General Services Administration. Medfinders Inc. announced it signed an agreement with VHA Texas to be the preferred provider of clinical managed services for th...


Employment trends index's decline slows

April 6, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index fell to a reading of 90.1 in March from its revised February reading of 92.2. "While we see a continued sharp fall in the [employment trends index], the decline was not as strong as in the previous four months, suggesting that the most intense s...


Networkers revenue slips 8.2%

April 6, 2009

Networkers International PLC, a United Kingdom-based staffing firm with operations in the U.S., reported today that full-year 2008 revenue fell 8.2% year-over-year to GBP163.4 million (US$236.6 million). Gross margin, however, improved to 15.9% in 2008 from 13.7% in the previous year. Networker...


Employment trends index's decline slows

April 6, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index fell to a reading of 90.1 in March from its revised February reading of 92.2. "While we see a continued sharp fall in the [employment trends index], the decline was not as strong as in the previous four months, suggesting that the most intense...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

April 6, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. BRIEFING - Economic indicators update*Three indicators show uptick-improvement*Still in deeply recessionary territory*ECRI: Upturn now "in clear sight"


Networkers revenue slips 8.2%

April 6, 2009

Networkers International PLC, a United Kingdom-based staffing firm with operations in the U.S., reported today that full-year 2008 revenue fell 8.2% year-over-year to GBP163.4 million (US$236.6 million). Gross margin, however, improved to 15.9% in 2008 from 13.7% in the previous year. Networkers...


Correction

April 6, 2009

A Staffing Industry Daily News story on Empresaria Group PLC incorrectly listed the company's 2007 net income — Empresaria reported profit for the year of GBP4.1 million (US$8.2 million) for 2007.The company had profit for the year 2008 of GBP4.3 million excluding intangible, amortization and exc...


Olympia Flexgroup names new CFO

April 6, 2009

Olympia Flexgroup AG, a Düsseldorf, Germany-based staffing firm, named Hans van der Wurff as its new chief financial officer. Van der Wurff replaces John Dithmar Menge, who is leaving by mutual consent with the board, the company said.