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Poll: 48% expect recovery in first half of 2010

August 19, 2009

Almost half, 48%, of executives expect the economy to rebound in the first half of 2010, according to a poll by BlueSteps.com, an online career site operated by the Association of Executive Search Consultants. Another 25% said they believe the economy will recover in the second half of 2009. And...


Resources Connection names president and COO

August 19, 2009

Resources Connection Inc., an Irvine CA-based finance and accounting staffing and services firm, announced today Anthony Cherbak will serve as president and chief operating officer. Cherbak had served as executive VP of operations at Resources Connection beginning in 2005 and took on the duties...


Only two states netted fourth-quarter gains

August 19, 2009

Only two states gained more private-sector jobs than they lost in the fourth quarter of 2008 -- Louisiana and North Dakota, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And only two industries gained more jobs than they lost in the fourth quarter -- utilities and e...


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...


People: Korn/Ferry, Execu|Search

August 18, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) announced that Joseph Healey, Stephen Bochner and Jonathan Goldstein joined as senior client partners after having come over from boutique executive search firm Sextant Search partners. Healey will co-head Korn/Ferry's private equity center of excellence...


Contract watch: STG International

August 18, 2009

STG International Inc. announced earlier this month it was awarded five contracts valued at approximately $66 million to provide staffing support for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Head Start locations in 25 states and other areas include Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin...


People: Korn/Ferry, Execu|Search

August 18, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) announced that Joseph Healey, Stephen Bochner and Jonathan Goldstein joined as senior client partners after having come over from boutique executive search firm Sextant Search partners. Healey will co-head Korn/Ferry's private equity center of excellence...


Contract watch: STG International

August 18, 2009

STG International Inc. announced earlier this month it was awarded five contracts valued at approximately $66 million to provide staffing support for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Head Start locations in 25 states and other areas include Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

August 18, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: INSIGHT - Engineering/design staffing growth update *2Q y/y revenue contraction in 20% range *But Pulse survey indicates m/m sequential improvement *High engineering unemployment a dampening factor INSIGHT - Nurse staffing growth upd...


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...