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Study: Stimulus prompts more COBRA use

August 18, 2009

COBRA enrollments doubled as the U.S. government enacted a new subsidy to make the coverage more affordable as part of the federal economic stimulus package, according to an analysis by Hewitt Associates, a human resources company. The analysis found monthly COBRA enrollment rates for eligible A...


Comsys acquires RCA Research

August 18, 2009

Comsys IT Partners Inc. (NASD: CITP) acquired RCA Research Inc., an engineering services firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. RCA specializes in project-based engineering, environmental, green technology and FDA compliance managed services and provides staffing as well. Houston-based Coms...


Comsys acquires RCA Research

August 18, 2009

Comsys IT Partners Inc. (NASD: CITP) acquired RCA Research Inc., an engineering services firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. RCA specializes in project-based engineering, environmental, green technology and FDA compliance managed services and provides staffing as well. Houston-based Coms...


Survey: Staffing revenue appears on upswing

August 18, 2009

Staffing firms continue to see improved monthly sequential trends in temporary staffing revenue, according to preliminary results from the latest Staffing Industry Monthly Pulse Survey. So far, 45% of staffing firms report July temporary staffing revenue trends improved over June -- this compare...


Michael Page Americas revenue falls 26%

August 17, 2009

Michael Page International PLC reported today its Americas revenue -- which includes the U.S., Canada and Latin America -- fell 25.8% to GBP25.6 million (US$42.3 million) in the first half of 2009 from GBP34.5 million in the first half of last year. The London-based professional staffing firm re...


Michael Page Americas revenue falls 26%

August 17, 2009

Michael Page International PLC reported today its Americas revenue -- which includes the U.S., Canada and Latin America -- fell 25.8% to GBP25.6 million (US$42.3 million) in the first half of 2009 from GBP34.5 million in the first half of last year. The London-based professional staffing firm re...


ClearPoint ends COO deal

August 17, 2009

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (OTCBB: CBPR.OB) ended a deal with XRoads Solutions Group LLC that provided the company with an interim chief operating officer, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. XRoads had provided Brian Delle Donne COO. Delle Donne had p...


Medical Connections revenue falls 15%

August 17, 2009

Medical Connections Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MCTH.OB), a Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firm, reported second-quarter revenue fell 14.7% to $1.6 million from $1.8 million in the same period last year. Permanent placement revenue fell 54.8% year over year to $225,168, according to the compa...


Medical Connections revenue falls 15%

August 17, 2009

Medical Connections Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MCTH.OB), a Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firm, reported second-quarter revenue fell 14.7% to $1.6 million from $1.8 million in the same period last year. Permanent placement revenue fell 54.8% year over year to $225,168, according to the compa...


General Employment eyes acquisition

August 17, 2009

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (AMEX: JOB) reported it signed a letter of intent to acquire On-Site Services Inc., a temporary staffing firm and payroll services company with $10 million in annual revenue, from WTS Acquisition Corp. CEO Ronald Heineman said General Employment hopes to close...