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TeamStaff CFO to leave

August 10, 2010

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) announced CFO Cheryl Presuto will leave the company effective Aug. 27 to pursue another career opportunity. TeamStaff has begun a search for a replacement.

Presuto became CFO in October 2007. Prior to that, she had served as TeamStaff's controller since 2004 and first arrived...

Staffmark revenue rises 48%

August 10, 2010

Second-quarter revenue rose 48.4% at Staffmark to $251.4 million from $169.4 million in the year-ago quarter, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Cincinnati-based staffing provider said increasing demand for temporary staffing, particularly in light industrial,...

Office openings: Kelly, Ashley Ellis

August 10, 2010

Kelly Financial Resources, a division of Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA), opened a new office in Charlotte NC. Jennifer Davis will manage the office.

Ashley Ellis LLC, a Naperville IL-based information technology staffing firm, opened a new office in Atlanta. Jennifer Schmidt will lead the Atlanta...

Contract watch: Manpower

August 10, 2010

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) announced its Manpower Business Solutions division will provide recruitment process outsourcing services to AIR-serv Group.

AIR-serv operates self-serve and coin-operated tire inflation equipment and vacuums at locations such as gas stations and convenience stores. The Mendota...

Hallmark PEO now publicly traded

August 10, 2010

Hallmark Human Resources Inc. (OTCBB: GSPS.OB), a Granbury TX-based PEO, announced it is now a publicly held company.

The firm gained its publicly traded status as part of an acquisition by a publicly traded shell company called Great Spirits Inc. Hallmark will be the surviving company in the deal...

People in the news

August 10, 2010

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB) named James Harlan as CFO on Aug. 2, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Harlan had previously served as CFO at Spaan Tech Inc.

The Computer Merchant Ltd. hired Daniel Webster Jr. as senior VP to serve as key executive...

Contract watch: SourceRight Solutions

August 9, 2010

SourceRight Solutions announced today that Siemens renewed an MSP contract with Siemens Healthcare that also expands the scope of services provided to other Siemens business units for multiple years.

"SourceRight was chosen to help us consolidate and move our contingent labor procurement strategies...

Command Center revenue jumps 54%

August 9, 2010

Second-quarter revenue rose 53.6% at Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB) to $19.0 million from $12.4 million in the year-ago quarter.

Gross margin at the Post Falls ID-based industrial staffing firm rose to 26.7% in the second quarter from 23.3% in the same period last year.

Command Center posted...

Arcadia's staffing revenue falls 22%

August 9, 2010

Arcadia Resources Inc. (AMEX: KAD) reported healthcare staffing revenue fell 22.0% to $3.9 million in its fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2010, compared with $5.0 million in the same period in the previous fiscal year.

The Indianapolis-based company also provides nonstaffing services including...

Employment trends index: Growth slows

August 9, 2010

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index edged up to a reading of 97.0 in July from 96.7 in June.

"The growth rate of the employment trends index slowed sharply in the past three months, suggesting that employment growth will remain too weak to keep up with the increase in the working age...