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Delta first-half revenue up 22%

August 24, 2009

The Delta Companies, a privately held Dallas-based staffing firm, announced its revenue rose 22% in the first half of 2009 compared with the first half of 2008 with a growing healthcare staffing business. The firm also reported it's phasing out its Liquid Medical Recruiting division, which place...


Pomeroy agrees to settle shareholder suit

August 24, 2009

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by shareholder Kenneth Hanninen to prevent the company from being acquired by founder David Pomeroy II, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The suit had claimed Pomeroy's board breached it...


Pomeroy agrees to settle shareholder suit

August 24, 2009

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by shareholder Kenneth Hanninen to prevent the company from being acquired by founder David Pomeroy II, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The suit had claimed Pomeroy's board breached it...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

August 24, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: INSIGHT - Gross margin trends update *Good news: margins bottoming sequentially *But customers squeezing bill rates *Direct hire revenue sorely missed  INSIGHT - Healthcare staffing growth update *Q3 will be even worse than Q2, but sh...


Delta first-half revenue up 22%

August 24, 2009

The Delta Companies, a privately held Dallas-based staffing firm, announced its revenue rose 22% in the first half of 2009 compared with the first half of 2008 with a growing healthcare staffing business. The firm also reported it's phasing out its Liquid Medical Recruiting division, which place...


Changing the image of our industry

August 24, 2009

The question of what can be done to change the temporary staffing industry's image is raised by Noël Calvi, senior research analysts at Staffing Industry Analysts, in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Temp employment dips 30%

August 24, 2009

The number of U.S. temporary and contract workers employed per day in the second quarter fell 30.2% compared to the second quarter of 2008, according to the American Staffing Association's quarterly staffing employment survey released today. However, compared with the first quarter, the second q...


Temp employment dips 30%

August 24, 2009

The number of U.S. temporary and contract workers employed per day in the second quarter fell 30.2% compared to the second quarter of 2008, according to the American Staffing Association's quarterly staffing employment survey released today. However, compared with the first quarter, the second q...


Acquisitions push Skilled revenue up

August 21, 2009

Skilled Group Limited, the largest Australian staffing firm, reported revenue rose 0.7% to AUS$1.94 billion (US$1.56 million) in its fiscal year ended June 30. Excluding acquisitions, however, revenue fell 8.8%, according to the company. Full-year net income fell 28.2% to AUS$28.3 million (US$22...


Jobless rates exceed 10% in 15 states

August 21, 2009

July unemployment rates exceeded 10% in 15 states, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Michigan reported the highest jobless rate among all states in July at 15.0%. Other states with unemployment rates of more than 10.0% were Rhode Island, 12.7%; Nevada,12.5%; California and Oreg...