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UPS hiring 50,000 temps

November 17, 2009

UPS said Monday it plans to hire approximately 50,000 seasonal workers this year to meet Holiday Season demand. The company expects to deliver approximately 400 million packages around the world from Thanksgiving to Christmas -- up slightly from the previous year.


Certifications: Winston Support Services

November 17, 2009

Winston Support Services LLC, a New York-based staffing firm, announced it received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Winston provides: nurses (per diem and travel), pharmacists, medical billers, clerks, laboratory technicians, radiologists, medical assistants and others.


ClearPoint revenue falls 58%

November 17, 2009

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (OTCBB: CPBR.OB) third-quarter revenue fell 57.9% to approximately $1.4 million from $3.2 million in the third quarter of 2008, according to a 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said it included payrolling services revenue...


Report shows slower GDP growth, higher jobless

November 16, 2009

Economists raised their estimate of growth in U.S. real gross domestic product for the fourth quarter, but lowered it for the next two, according to the latest Survey of Professional Forecasters released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In addition, they said next year's annual...


Medical Connections revenue down 16%

November 16, 2009

Third-quarter revenue fell 16.3% on a year-over-year basis at Medical Connections Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MCTH.OB). The Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firm reported third-quarter revenue of $1.6 million. Gross margin narrowed to 30.4% in the third quarter from 31.1% in the year-ago quarte...


Report shows slower GDP growth, higher jobless

November 16, 2009

Economists raised their estimate of growth in U.S. real gross domestic product for the fourth quarter, but lowered it for the next two, according to the latest Survey of Professional Forecasters released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In addition, they said next year's annual...


Arcadia's healthcare staffing revenue falls 40%

November 16, 2009

Healthcare staffing revenue fell 39.6% at Arcadia Resources Inc. (AMEX: KAD) to almost $4.5 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30 from almost $7.4 million in the same period last year. Arcadia cited softness in demand for the decline in medical staffing. Second-quarter revenue in t...


Radia names global sales officer

November 16, 2009

Radia Holdings Inc., a Tokyo-based provider of staffing and other services, named Christopher Mortonson as global sales officer. Mortonson will be responsible for expanding the company's global managed services business. He will also join Radia's executive management team. Mortonson's previous r...


Radia names global sales officer

November 16, 2009

Radia Holdings Inc., a Tokyo-based provider of staffing and other services, named Christopher Mortonson as global sales officer. Mortonson will be responsible for expanding the company's global managed services business. He will also join Radia's executive management team. Mortonson's previous r...


Arcadia's healthcare staffing revenue falls 40%

November 16, 2009

Healthcare staffing revenue fell 39.6% at Arcadia Resources Inc. (AMEX: KAD) to almost $4.5 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30 from almost $7.4 million in the same period last year. Arcadia cited softness in demand for the decline in medical staffing. Second-quarter revenue in t...