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Team Health begins trading, prices shares

December 16, 2009

Team Health Holdings Inc., a Knoxville TN-based firm that provides outsourced medical services and healthcare staffing, began trading today on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TMH." The company also announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 13.3 million shares at $12 p...


Certifications: The Execu|Search Group

December 16, 2009

The Execu|Search Group announced it received the Gold Seal of Approval for healthcare staffing services from The Joint Commission. The company is based in New York and provides recruitment for several healthcare categories including allied healthcare and physicians.


25% in Illinois and Wisconsin to add staff

December 16, 2009

Twenty-five percent of companies in Illinois and Wisconsin plan to add staff in 2010, according to a survey by staffing firm QPS Employment Group. Eleven percent plan to cut staff, and 64% anticipate no change in staff levels. Also, 52% of companies said 2010 will be a better year than 2009, acc...


Latest Staffing Industry Report available

December 16, 2009

Staffing Industry Report, Dec. 2009, Vol. XX, No. 12 Full PDF *What's in store for staffing in 2010? Researchers discuss trends *VMS and MSP vendors ranked by spend under management *State sales taxes are rising *Professional employer organizations ranked by size *Temp numbers jump For full is...


FDIC hiring 1,640 temps

December 16, 2009

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s new budget approved Tuesday call for approximately 1,640 new employees that will mostly be hired on a temporary basis. The agency will hire the workers directly, not through staffing firms. And the lengths of assignments will run between two and four years....


43% say IT departments understaffed

December 15, 2009

Information technology departments are understaffed in relation to their workloads said 43% of chief information officers in a survey by Robert Half Technology, an IT staffing division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Another 53% said their departments were at the appropriate staff...


Congress weighs paid sick leave bills

December 15, 2009

Two new bills mandating paid sick leave were introduced in Congress during November, according to the latest issue of the Legs & Reg Advisor, produced by Staffing Industry Analysts and employment law firm Littler Mendelson. The "Emergency Influenza Containment Act" would guarantee a maximum of f...


Lawsuit: Staffing firm horded visas

December 15, 2009

A temporary employment agency in West Chester PA allegedly horded work visas by using fraudulent information and transported illegal workers into the U.S., according to a court filing by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. International Personnel Resources Inc. s...


Pulse Survey deadline approaching

December 15, 2009

Participate in Staffing Industry Analysts' 15-minute monthly Pulse Survey to receive a 30-page report on U.S. staffing trends by sector, by segment and by industry. The results will help you gain perspective on your business. You will learn how your business revenue growth (or contraction) compa...


People: Korn/Ferry

December 15, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) announced Melanie Kusin joined the company as vice chairman and senior client partner in its board and CEO services practice. Kusin comes to Korn/Ferry after serving as a vice chairman at Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII). Korn/Ferry i...