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AMN: Q2 revenue dips, but recovery cited

July 29, 2010

Second-quarter revenue fell 25.0% on a year-over-year basis at AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), but President and CEO Susan Nowakowski said there appears a modest recovery taking place.

"The industry appears to be entering a modest recovery phase with second-quarter consolidated revenues growing...

CDI revenue rises 2%

July 29, 2010

CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) reported second-quarter revenue rose 1.7% on a year-over-year basis to $219.0 million.

"We continued to see signs of a recovery consistent with patterns observed since the fourth quarter of 2009," President and CEO Roger Ballou said.

The Philadelphia-based company's Management...

EEOC: Cleveland temp firm to pay $650,000

July 28, 2010

A Cleveland-based temporary staffing firm will pay $650,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced Tuesday.

The firm, Area Temps, allegedly assigned or declined job applicants by race, sex, Hispanic origin and age, according...

Mastech revenue down 4%

July 28, 2010

Mastech Holdings Inc. (AMEX: MHH), a Pittsburgh-based IT and healthcare staffing firm, reported second-quarter revenue fell 4.3% on year-over-year basis but gross margin improved.

The company posted second-quarter revenue of $16.9 million compared with $17.7 million in the same period last year.


CTG second-quarter revenue up 22%

July 28, 2010

Computer Task Group Inc. (NASD: CTGX) reported second-quarter revenue of $81.1 million, up 21.9% from the year-ago quarter. The Buffalo NY-based IT staffing and services firm said demand for staff and electronic medical records projects fueled the growth.

Computer Task Group's information technology...

Barrett revenue up 18%

July 28, 2010

Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI), a Vancouver WA-based temporary staffing firm and PEO, reported second-quarter revenue rose to $67.4 million, up 17.8% from the year-ago quarter.

Second-quarter staffing division revenue rose 14.2% to $32.0 million. Professional employer organization fee...

Las Vegas keeps highest jobless rate

July 28, 2010

Las Vegas' unemployment rate of 14.5% in June was the highest among U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. It was the second month in a row Las Vegas posted the highest jobless rate.

The Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area...

Tech wages down, demand for workers up

July 28, 2010

Technology wages rose between February and April, but a downward trend emerged in May and June, according to the Yoh index of technology wages for the second quarter released by Yoh Services LLC, a provider of technical staffing, managed services and a VMS.

The index reached a level of 114.13 in April,...

More lists of largest staffing firms now online

July 28, 2010

Lists now available include largest industrial, engineering, finance/accounting and clinical/scientific staffing firms as well as list of largest PEOs.

INSIGHT - 2010 list of largest U.S. industrial staffing firms
*19 firms break $100 million barrier, make up 53% of market
*As last year, Manpower...

ASA staffing index rises in July

July 27, 2010

The American Staffing Association's staffing index rose to 91 in July, up one point from June. Compared with July 2009, however, the index is up 18 points.

The index measures changes in the number of temporary and contract workers, both weekly and monthly. The monthly measure is taken from the week...