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New appointment - Korn/Ferry, Spherion

September 15, 2009

  Retained search firm Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY) announced today the appointment of two new board members, Baroness Denise Kingsmill and George T. Shaheen. They have joined the firm's board as directors. Kingsmill is a former partner at a leading London law firm and has held a series...


NC passes amendments to PEO Act

September 15, 2009

  Amendments to the North Carolina Professional Employer Organization Act (SB 1029) were signed into law by Gov. Bev Perdue at the end of the session. The bill, which was unanimously passed by both the House and the Senate, updates provisions of the 2004 North Carolina Professional Employer Organ...


NTS revenue down 6.2%

September 14, 2009

National Technical Systems Inc (NASD: NTSC) reported that revenue for the quarter ended July 31 decreased 6.2% to $28.7 million compared to $30.6 million for the same period in the prior year. Total revenue for the six months ended July 31 was up 0.4% to $57.4 million compared to $57.2 million f...


NTS revenue down 6.2%

September 14, 2009

  National Technical Systems Inc (NASD: NTSC) reported that revenue for the quarter ended July 31 decreased 6.2% to $28.7 million compared to $30.6 million for the same period in the prior year. Total revenue for the six months ended July 31 was up 0.4% to $57.4 million compared to $57.2 million...


Volt delays quarterly results

September 14, 2009

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) said it will delay its third quarter earnings release and investor conference call, previously scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 10. The delay is due to additional time the company needs to finalize its results for the third quarter ended Aug. 2, 2009. I...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

September 14, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: INSIGHT - Prospects improving for U.S. IT skills supply *Student interest in computer science (CS) as major rebounds 12% *But CS declared majors still half dot-com levels *Projection: Increase in CS graduation rates by 2013 INSIGH...


Volt delays quarterly results

September 14, 2009

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) said it will delay its third quarter earnings release and investor conference call, previously scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 10. The delay is due to additional time the company needs to finalize its results for the third quarter ended Aug. 2, 2009. I...


Contract watch - TechTeam Government Solutions

September 14, 2009

TechTeam Government Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TechTeam Global Inc. (NASD: TEAM), was awarded its second recompete contract for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Independent Study Program (ISP). The award includes a base pe...


Contract watch - TechTeam Government Solutions

September 14, 2009

  TechTeam Government Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TechTeam Global Inc. (NASD: TEAM), was awarded its second recompete contract for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Independent Study Program (ISP). The award includes a base pe...


Two staffing firms make AARP best places list

September 11, 2009

Two staffing firms appear on the AARP's 2009 list of best employers for workers over 50. The staffing firms are Adecco Group North America, No. 20, and Express Employment Professionals, No. 48. The list includes 50 companies altogether.