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Agency cuts GDP growth estimate for U.S.

December 22, 2009

The U.S. Department of Commerce lowered its estimate of growth in U.S. real gross domestic product in the third quarter to an annual rate of 2.2%, down from a previous estimate of 2.8%. MarketWatch reported that economists expected a revision down to 2.7%. Real GDP fell 0.7% in the second quarte...


Manpower lands Australian military RPO deal

December 22, 2009

Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) said it received a contract to handle recruitment process outsourcing for the Australian Defence Force. The agency comprises the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force. The contract is valued at $200 million. It calls for Manpower to handl...


CWS Daily News to cease publication

December 22, 2009

Dear Subscriber, beginning in January 2010, the CWS Daily News will cease publication. If you wish to continue receiving daily news, please subscribe to the Staffing Industry Daily News by clicking here. Additionally, the CWS30, which will be published two times per month, will offer in-depth ne...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

December 22, 2009

The Daily News represents a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. Here are a few of the most recent research items available to corporate members -- including reports on temporary worker satisfaction, how temporary workers choose staffing agencies and...


ASA: Staffing index rises in December

December 22, 2009

Demand for staffing services rose in December, according to results released today from the American Staffing Association's index measuring changes in temporary employment. The index rose to a monthly reading of 87 in December from 85 in November. The index measures changes in the number of temp...


Kforce division faces suspension by feds

December 21, 2009

The U.S. Department of the Interior notified Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) that its Kforce Government Solutions division was suspended from taking part in new or renewed federal contracts, the company reported Friday. Kforce has 30 days to respond to the department's notice, and the company said it p...


People: Landrum, Resources Global

December 21, 2009

Landrum Staffing Services VP and Chief Operating Officer Denise McLeod was named to the Labor, Education and Health Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. McLeod will provide guidance about the focus of council initiatives and offer insights on economic conditions from the perspective o...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

December 21, 2009

The Daily New represents a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. Here are a few of the most recent research items available to corporate members -- including reports on how to find freelancers and independent contractors, and the best staffing firms t...


University study: Temps not trapped

December 21, 2009

Temporary workers employed through agencies earn higher hourly wages, are better educated than traditionally employed workers and move quickly between temporary and traditional jobs, according to a study announced today by the University of Florida. "There has been concern by some advocacy group...


Kforce division faces suspension by feds

December 21, 2009

The U.S. Department of the Interior notified Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) that its Kforce Government Solutions division was suspended from taking part in new or renewed federal contracts, the company reported Friday. Kforce has 30 days to respond to the department's notice, and the company said it p...