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Staffing demand edges up in September

September 23, 2009

Demand for staffing edged up in September, according to the American Staffing Association's index measuring temporary employment. The index rose to a reading of 77 in September from 75 in August. The reading is still 20.8% lower than the same period in 2008. The index measures changes in the num...


Contract watch: Allegis

September 22, 2009

CA Inc., an information technology firm with $4.27 billion in annual revenue, chose Allegis RPO to provide recruitment process outsourcing services for locations in North America and India, Allegis Group Services announced. Allegis Group Services is part of the Allegis Group, the largest staffin...


Certifications: Alliant Medical

September 22, 2009

Alliant Medical Staffing, a Dallas-based healthcare staffing firm, announced it received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Alliant provides per diem and travel nurses.


Groups: Advice needed after "no-match"

September 22, 2009

Employers need guidance on what to do when receiving Social Security "no-match" letters," the Society for Human Resource Management said in comments filed with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week. The Social Security Administration sends no-match letters to employers with employee...


Survey: 40% of CFOs to boost IT spending

September 22, 2009

Forty percent of CFOs plan to invest in information technology systems once the economy improves, according to a survey by Robert Half Management Resources, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). The investments involve human resources as well as hardware and software, accordi...


Groups: Advice needed after "no-match"

September 22, 2009

Employers need guidance on what to do when receiving Social Security "no-match" letters," the Society for Human Resource Management said in comments filed with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week. The Social Security Administration sends no-match letters to employers with employee...


Contract watch: Allegis

September 22, 2009

CA Inc., an information technology firm with $4.27 billion in annual revenue, chose Allegis RPO to provide recruitment process outsourcing services for locations in North America and India, Allegis Group Services announced. Allegis Group Services is part of the Allegis Group, the largest staffin...


Survey: 40% of CFOs to boost IT spending

September 22, 2009

Forty percent of CFOs plan to invest in information technology systems once the economy improves, according to a survey by Robert Half Management Resources, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). The investments involve human resources as well as hardware and software, accordi...


Certifications: Alliant Medical

September 22, 2009

Alliant Medical Staffing, a Dallas-based healthcare staffing firm, announced it received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Alliant provides per diem and travel nurses.


Economic index rises for fifth month

September 21, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. leading economic index released today rose 0.6% in August and now stands at 102.5 (2004 = 100). The leading economic index "has risen for five consecutive months and the coincident economic index has stopped falling," said Ken Goldstein, economist at The Conference B...