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Contract watch: Hill International

July 14, 2010

Hill International Inc. (NYSE: HIL), a Marlton NJ-based construction management firm that also provides staffing, announced a two-year contract valued at up to $15.0 million to provide construction management, professional staffing and consulting services to the New York City School Construction Authority....

Pulse: See where your firm stands

July 13, 2010

Each month the Staffing Industry Monthly Pulse Survey questions staffing firms on revenue trends across multiple staffing segments to get a snapshot of how markets are performing. However, only staffing firms taking part in the survey are sent the results.

The deadline to participate in this month's...

Job openings fall; hires and separations up

July 13, 2010

U.S. job openings fell by 2.9% in May from the previous month, but the number of openings was still up 28.9% over May 2009, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job openings rate -- a measure of job openings compared with total employment -- was 2.4% in May,...

Survey: 73% of IT workers under 45

July 13, 2010

A majority, 73%, of the today's information technology workforce is under age 45, according to a new survey released by TEKsystems.

According to the survey, generations that comprise the IT workforce include:
-"Silent Generation," born between 1922 and 1946; 1% of the IT workforce
-"Baby Boomers,"...

Express reports highest-volume week

July 13, 2010

Express Employment Professionals today reported sales of $29.0 million in the week of June 21 to June 27, marking the company's highest volume week ever.

The company said its previous highest-volume week was in October 2007.

Express also reported today that sales are up an average of 59% over the last...

Staffing Industry Report's July issue online

July 12, 2010

The list of fastest-growing U.S. staffing firms and the latest data on the upswing in use of outsourced recruiters are among the items in the July issue of Staffing Industry Report.

Staffing Industry Report, July 2010, Vol. XXI, No. 7 Full PDF
*List of fastest-growing staffing firms
*Outsourcing of...

Paychex CEO to leave

July 12, 2010

Paychex Inc. (NASD: PAYX) President and CEO Jonathan Judge will step down July 31 to pursue other interests, the company announced today.

A search is on for a replacement. In the interim, an executive committee will run the company. Committee members include Delbert Humenik, senior VP of sales and...

Survey: CEO confidence holds steady

July 12, 2010

The Conference Board's measure of CEO confidence held steady at a reading of 62 in the second quarter -- unchanged from the first quarter.

"CEOs' confidence held steady in the second quarter and expectations signal no change in the pace of economic growth in the coming months," said Lynn Franco, director...

Contract watch: Jackson & Coker

July 12, 2010

Jackson & Coker said the Colorado Hospital Association, which represents 94 hospitals, chose the firm as the primary provider of permanent placement physician recruitment services.

"Jackson & Coker is honored and thrilled that CHA has chosen our firm as its preferred provider for permanent physician...

Michael Page: U.S., Canada gross profit up

July 9, 2010

Michael Page International PLC today reported second-quarter gross profit at its U.S. and Canadian business rose 53% year-over-year on a constant currency basis to approximately GBP5.6 million (US$8.4 million).

Total second-quarter gross profit at Michael Page rose 33.1% (or 29.8% on a constant currency...