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March 9, 2010

The Staffing Industry Daily News is just a small part of the information produced by Staffing Industry Analysts. Now available for corporate members is a new Insight on U.S. economic indicators. INSIGHT - March Update: U.S. Economic Indicators & 2010 Projections *Generally, economic indicators s...


Job openings, hires and separations fall

March 9, 2010

U.S. job openings fell by 2.4% on a year-over-year basis in January to approximately 2.7 million, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job openings rate rose to 2.1% in January from 2.0% in January 2009. The number of hires fell 5.8% year-over-year to a...


Korn/Ferry revenue rises 8%

March 9, 2010

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) reported fee revenue rose 7.7% year-over-year to $146.7 million in its fiscal third quarter ended Jan. 31. The Los Angeles-based executive search firm said executive search fee revenue rose across the board with North American fee revenue rising 4.8% yea...


Advantage Resourcing names new president

March 9, 2010

Advantage Resourcing named Graeme Maude as president of its Advantage Professional division, overseeing the company's global professional staffing businesses. Maude has more than 10 years' senior leadership experience and is a chartered accountant. He worked at senior levels in the leisure and e...


Premier plans Intronics buy

March 8, 2010

Premier Alliance Group Inc. (OTCBB: PIMO.OB) announced it struck a tentative deal to acquire Intronics Solutions LLC, an Overland Park KS-based information technology staffing firm. Premier aims to complete the acquisition by April 30. The deal must be approved by both companies' boards and a du...


Rising index points to U.S. job growth

March 8, 2010

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index rose to a reading of 95.3 in February from 93.2 in January. "The continued rise in the [employment trends index] suggests that job growth is about to begin," said Gad Levanon, associate director of macroeconomic research at The Conference Board...


Report: Hiring plans improve from year ago

March 8, 2010

U.S. manufacturing and service-sector employers' hiring plans for March are improved over the same month a year ago, according to the leading indicators of national employment report released Friday by the Society for Human Resource Management. A survey for the report found that 45.8% of manufac...


People: Staffing Industry Analysts

March 8, 2010

Staffing Industry Analysts named Bryan Peña as director of contingent workforce strategies and research. In addition to providing guidance to the CWS Council, Peña’s responsibilities have been expanded to include developing and implementing the company’s North American Buyer research agenda...


Green Planet buys two staffing firms

March 8, 2010

Green Planet Inc. (OTCBB: GNPG.OB) acquired two staffing firms -- Staffing Concepts Corp. and Provincia Staffing. Staffing Concepts, based in Florida, provides industrial staffing. Provincia Staffing, based in Phoenix, provides industrial staffing and professional staffing including information...


Association: Global search revenue fell 33%

March 8, 2010

Worldwide executive search revenue fell 32.5% in 2009 to $7.43 billion from 2008 revenue of $11.0 billion, according to a new report by the Association of Executive Search Consultants. 2008 marked the highest level of revenue recorded by the executives search industry, according to the AESC. Rev...