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General Employment shareholders OK deal

June 23, 2009

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB) shareholders approved on Monday the sale of a majority stake in the firm to PSQ LLC. The Oakbrook Terrace IL-based company will issue 7.7 million new shares of stock to PSQ at 25 cents per share for a total of approximately $1.9 million. PSQ is al...


Wanted estimates 260,000 fewer jobs in June

June 23, 2009

Wanted Technologies Corp. estimates the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce a loss of only 260,000 jobs in June when it releases U.S. nonfarm payrolls on July 2. Among the losses, Wanted estimates a decline of 11,700 jobs in transportation and warehousing, a loss of 16,000 jobs in finan...


General Employment shareholders OK deal

June 23, 2009

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB) shareholders approved on Monday the sale of a majority stake in the firm to PSQ LLC. The Oakbrook Terrace IL-based company will issue 7.7 million new shares of stock to PSQ at 25 cents per share for a total of approximately $1.9 million. PSQ is also...


Staffing upturn will come three months ahead

June 23, 2009

When a sustained upturn in staffing industry employment occurs, it would herald the end of the recession and suggest that overall nonfarm employment would start growing again about three months later, according to research released Monday by the American Staffing Association. The conclusion came...


Report - Family doctors are most in-demand

June 22, 2009

Among medical doctors, primary care physicians rank as the most in-demand, according to the 2009 Review of Physician Recruiting Incentives from physician staffing firm Merritt Hawkins & Associates, a division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS). The survey tracked more than 3,200 physic...


Report - Family doctors are most in-demand

June 22, 2009

Among medical doctors, primary care physicians rank as the most in-demand, according to the 2009 Review of Physician Recruiting Incentives from physician staffing firm Merritt Hawkins & Associates, a division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS). The survey tracked more than 3,200 physicia...


Pomeroy founder raises acquisition price

June 22, 2009

The founder of Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) raised the price he will pay to buy the firm to $6 per share from $5.02 a share, the company announced today. The deal values the company at $59.2 million, the firm said. Founder David Pomeroy II already owns more than 17% of the company. Pome...


Brainhunter closing U.K. office

June 22, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH), a Toronto-based information technology staffing and solutions firms, said today it will close its office in the United Kingdom as part of a restructuring plan. Year-to-date revenue for fiscal 2009 was C$34,000 while its operating loss was C$284,000, the company repor...


People - NAPS, NAER

June 22, 2009

The National Association of Personnel Services' chairman will serve a second term. The National Association of Executive Recruiters announced a new chair. Carol Wenom, general manager of Houston-based technical staffing firm Whitaker Technical Services, will serve as chairman of the board for a...


People - NAPS, NAER

June 22, 2009

The National Association of Personnel Services' chairman will serve a second term. The National Association of Executive Recruiters announced a new chair. Carol Wenom, general manager of Houston-based technical staffing firm Whitaker Technical Services, will serve as chairman of the board for a s...