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Iplacement buys Minneapolis staffing firm

September 9, 2009

Orlando-based staffing firm iplacement, which does business as Source2, acquired substantially all the assets of Professional Alternatives LLC, a Minneapolis-based firm that provides human resources staffing and executive search in several areas including human resources, healthcare and finance...


Census: Staffing industry revenue down 12%

September 9, 2009

Second-quarter revenue in the U.S. employment services industry fell 11.6% from the year-ago quarter to $41.21 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. Second-quarter employment services revenue fell 0.7% compared with the first quarter. The employment services industry category includes...


Manpower survey: Hiring expectations decline

September 8, 2009

U.S. employers plan to cut back on hiring in the fourth quarter compared with the third quarter and the same period a year ago, according to the employment outlook survey released today by Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN). The survey questioned more than 72,000 employers around the world, including mor...


Impellam's U.S. revenue falls 26%

September 8, 2009

Impellam Group PLC, a United Kingdom-based staffing firm, reported this week its U.S. staffing revenue for the first six months of 2009 fell 26.4% year over year in U.S. dollars. Total U.S. was GBP85.2 million (US$140.7 million). Revenue for the entire company in the first half of 2009 was GBP50...


Employment trends index slips

September 8, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index fell 0.1% in August from its revised July number. It now stands at 88.1, and is down 18.5% from a year ago. "The flatness of the employment trends index in recent months suggests that we won't see job growth until the end of the year," said Gad...


Impellam's U.S. revenue falls 26%

September 8, 2009

Impellam Group PLC, a United Kingdom-based staffing firm, reported this week its U.S. staffing revenue for the first six months of 2009 fell 26.4% year over year in U.S. dollars. Total U.S. was GBP85.2 million (US$140.7 million). Revenue for the entire company in the first half of 2009 was GBP50...


Manpower survey: Hiring expectations decline

September 8, 2009

U.S. employers plan to cut back on hiring in the fourth quarter compared with the third quarter and the same period a year ago, according to the employment outlook survey released today by Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN). The survey questioned more than 72,000 employers around the world, including mo...


Employment trends index slips

September 8, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index fell 0.1% in August from its revised July number. It now stands at 88.1, and is down 18.5% from a year ago. "The flatness of the employment trends index in recent months suggests that we won't see job growth until the end of the year," said Gad...


People: Analysts, Jackson & Coker, SkillStorm

September 8, 2009

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) named James Anderson as its senior VP of client services operations. Anderson most recently served as a partner with Element Consulting Group. Jackson & Coker, an Atlanta-based physician recruitment firm, appointed David Booher as VP of its emergency med...


People: Analysts, Jackson & Coker, SkillStorm

September 8, 2009

Analysts International Corp. (NASD: ANLY) named James Anderson as its senior VP of client services operations. Anderson most recently served as a partner with Element Consulting Group. Jackson & Coker, an Atlanta-based physician recruitment firm, appointed David Booher as VP of its emergency med...