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Online job ads up, but pace of increases is slow

December 2, 2009

The number of U.S. jobs advertised online rose by 106,500 in November to almost 3.4 million, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. But the organization said the rate of increase since has been sluggish since the measure hit a low point in April. "W...


Washington area posts lowest jobless rate

December 2, 2009

The Washington DC metropolitan area's jobless rate of 6.2% in October was the lowest among all U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The Oklahoma City metropolitan and Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News metropolitan ar...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

December 2, 2009

The Daily News represents just a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. Here are a few of the most recent research items available to corporate members: BRIEFING - Many states raising unemployment taxes in 2010 *Staffing firms must absorb cost or pass...


Brainhunter seeking court protection

December 2, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) said today it will seek court protection as it works to restructure or sell its business. The Toronto-based firm also announced it received a stalking horse bid from its CEO, Raj Singh. The company provides information technology and engineering staffing and services....


ADP report: U.S. loses 169,000 jobs

December 2, 2009

The U.S. lost an estimated 169,000 private-sector nonfarm jobs in November on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to Automatic Data Processing Inc.'s (NYSE: ADP) monthly national employment report released today. November represented the eighth consecutive month of declining job losses. The m...


Online job ads up, but pace of increases is slow

December 2, 2009

The number of U.S. jobs advertised online rose by 106,500 in November to almost 3.4 million, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. But the organization said the rate of increase since has been sluggish since the measure hit a low point in April. "W...


Brainhunter seeking court protection

December 2, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) said today it will seek court protection as it works to restructure or sell its business. The Toronto-based firm also announced it received a stalking horse bid from its CEO, Raj Singh. The company provides information technology and engineering staffing and services....


ADP report: U.S. loses 169,000 jobs

December 2, 2009

The U.S. lost an estimated 169,000 private-sector nonfarm jobs in November on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to Automatic Data Processing Inc.'s (NYSE: ADP) monthly national employment report released today. November represented the eighth consecutive month of declining job losses. The m...


Washington area posts lowest jobless rate

December 2, 2009

The Washington DC metropolitan area's jobless rate of 6.2% in October was the lowest among all U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The Oklahoma City metropolitan area and Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News metropolit...


Blog: Humorous leading economic indicators

December 2, 2009

There are traditional economic indicators and then there are others -- such as Appalachian Trail hikers and the reselling of cemetery plots. Senior Research Analyst Noël Calvi writes about these in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.