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U.S. adds temp jobs

November 6, 2009

U.S. temporary help payrolls rose by 33,700 jobs in October, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The temporary employment category actually started adding jobs in August when employment increased by 3,200, according to revi...


U.S. adds temp jobs

November 6, 2009

U.S. temporary help payrolls rose by 33,700 jobs in October, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The temporary employment category actually started adding jobs in August when employment increased by 3,200, according to revis...


Kelly revenue falls 25%

November 6, 2009

Third-quarter revenue fell 24.9% at Kelly Services Inc. (NASD: KELYA) to $1.05 billion on a year-over-year basis. A decrease in hours worked of 21.6% and a decline in average hourly bill rates of 5.1% helped pull down third-quarter revenue, the company said in its 10-Q filing with the U.S. Secur...


Canadian employment slips by 43,200, Ontario bill now in place

November 6, 2009

Employment in Canada fell by 43,200 jobs in October, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. Most of the losses were in part-time employment, which fell by 59,700. That more than offset job gains of 16,500 in full-time employment. Canada's unemployment rate...


Medical Staffing Network revenue slips 42%

November 6, 2009

Medical Staffing Network Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MNSW.PK), a Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firm, reported third-quarter revenue fell 41.9% to $78.9 million from $135.8 million in the same period last year. Third-quarter gross margin, however, improved to 27.7% from 25.3% in the year-ago...


U.S. adds temp jobs in October

November 6, 2009

U.S. temporary help payrolls rose by 33,700 jobs in October, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The temporary employment category actually started adding jobs in August when employment increased by 3,200, according to revis...


Economic index off from high, still shows strength

November 6, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy continued to show strong growth, according to its most recent reading released today. "While the [weekly leading index] growth has backed off from a record high, its continued strength promises a stronger U.S...


Economic index off from high, still shows strength

November 6, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy continued to show strong growth, according to its most recent reading released today. "While the [weekly leading index] growth has backed off from a record high, its continued strength promises a stronger U.S...


Staffing firms, others settling in Chimes case

November 6, 2009

A number of staffing firms and others have settled claims from the bankruptcy of Ensemble Chimes Global, the former vendor management system that filed for bankruptcy in January 2008. But a significant number remain outstanding. The claims involve monies paid out by Chimes back to 90 days before...


Canadian employment slips by 43,200, Ontario bill now in place

November 6, 2009

Employment in Canada fell by 43,200 jobs in October, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. Most of the losses were in part-time employment, which fell by 59,700. That more than offset job gains of 16,500 in full-time employment. Canada's unemployment rate...