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Survey: Executives still open to new jobs

July 8, 2009

Despite the recession, 75% of currently employed executives are likely or very likely to consider a new job opportunity, according to the 2009 BlueSteps executive mobility survey released today by the Association of Executive Search Consultants. "Poor company values" was cited as the most importa...


Yoh names new president

July 7, 2009

Yoh, a Philadelphia-based technology and professional staffing firm, named former Adecco executive Lori Schultz as its new president. Former Yoh president, Bill Yoh, will take on a new leadership role at parent company Day & Zimmerman. Schultz previously served as a senior VP for Ajilon Consultin...


U.S. job openings dip

July 7, 2009

U.S. job openings fell 36.3% year-over-year in May to almost 2.6 million, and the job openings rate fell to 1.9% in May from 2.8% a year ago, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Hires and separations also decreased. The number of hires fell 15.8% year-over...


Michael Page gross profit slips, cuts headcount

July 7, 2009

Michael Page International PLC, a London-based professional staffing firm with operations in the U.S., reported second-quarter gross profit fell 48.9% year-over-year on a constant currency basis to GBP83.8 million (US$138.4 million). The company said it cut headcount by 429 in the quarter, leavi...


Yoh names new president

July 7, 2009

Yoh, a Philadelphia-based technology and professional staffing firm, named former Adecco executive Lori Schultz as its new president. Former Yoh president, Bill Yoh, will take on a new leadership role at parent company Day & Zimmerman. Schultz previously served as a senior VP for Ajilon Consulti...


Michael Page gross profit slips, cuts headcount

July 7, 2009

Michael Page International PLC, a London-based professional staffing firm with operations in the U.S., reported second-quarter gross profit fell 48.9% year-over-year on a constant currency basis to GBP83.8 million (US$138.4 million). The company said it cut headcount by 429 in the quarter, leavin...


U.S. job openings dip

July 7, 2009

U.S. job openings fell 36.3% year-over-year in May to almost 2.6 million, and the job openings rate fell to 1.9% in May from 2.8% a year ago, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Hires and separations also decreased. The number of hires fell 15.8% year-over-...


Service sector's decline eases further

July 6, 2009

Economic activity in the U.S. service sector contracted more slowly in June than in May, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. Its nonmanufacturing index rose to a reading of 47.0 in June from 44.0 in May. However, only readings above 50 indicate expansion.


Spherion index: Worker confidence edges down

July 6, 2009

Spherion Corp.'s (NYSE: SFN) employee confidence index edged down in June as more workers said they believed the economy is getting weaker and fewer jobs are available even as more workers also said they are confident in the future of their employers. The index level was 48.0 in June, down 0.3 p...


Spherion index: Worker confidence edges down

July 6, 2009

Spherion Corp.'s (NYSE: SFN) employee confidence index edged down in June as more workers said they believed the economy is getting weaker and fewer jobs are available even as more workers also said they are confident in the future of their employers. The index level was 48.0 in June, down 0.3 po...