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Contract watch - Adecco, Kforce, TechTeam, Spencer

May 11, 2009

Adecco Group North America announced a recruitment processes outsourcing contract, Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) reported a new government deal and TechTeam Global Inc. (NASD: TEAM) announced a contract renewal that includes the providing of staffing. In addition, The Wall Street Journal reported ex...


Contract watch - Adecco, Kforce, TechTeam, Spencer

May 11, 2009

Adecco Group North America announced a recruitment processes outsourcing contract, Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) reported a new government deal and TechTeam Global Inc. (NASD: TEAM) announced a contract renewal that includes the providing of staffing. In addition, The Wall Street Journal reported exec...


Impellam Group revenue rises 9.7%

May 11, 2009

Impellam Group PLC announced revenue rose 9.7% to GBP1.07 billion (US$1.55 billion) for full-year 2008 from GBP975.3 million in 2007. The company, formed in 2008 in the merger of The Corporate Services Group PLC and Carlisle Group Ltd., ranks as one of the largest staffing firms in the United K...


Employment index slips, but less negative

May 11, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. employment trends index edged down 0.7% in April to a reading of 89.5. It's down 22% year-over-year. "The outlook for employment is much less negative than in prior months, but still it is not likely that employment growth will resume before the final quarter of the ye...


RCM revenue falls 2%

May 11, 2009

First-quarter revenue fell 2.2% at RCM Technologies Inc. (NASD: RCMT) to $48.0 million. Chairman and CEO Leon Kopyt said the weak economy hurt results, but business momentum picked up at the end of the first quarter. Gross margin narrowed to 22.8% from 25.0% in the year-ago quarter at the Penns...


RCM revenue falls 2%

May 11, 2009

First-quarter revenue fell 2.2% at RCM Technologies Inc. (NASD: RCMT) to $48.0 million. Chairman and CEO Leon Kopyt said the weak economy hurt results, but business momentum picked up at the end of the first quarter. Gross margin narrowed to 22.8% from 25.0% in the year-ago quarter at the Pennsau...


AMN revenue falls 15%, cites stabilization

May 8, 2009

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, reported first-quarter revenue fell 15.0% year-over-year to $249.6 million. The company reported signs of stabilization in travel nurse orders and some growth in allied healthcare. However, it announced fewer new...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

May 8, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT- 2009 Staffing Firm Survey: Order fill rates by segment, industry, firm size *Benchmark your company's order fill rate performance*As expected, fill rates vary inversely by skill level*Scale economies in industrial segment: larg...


Economic index posts further improvement

May 8, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy continued its improving trend, according to its latest reading today. "The level of the [weekly leading index] is fast approaching a six-month high, making it increasingly likely that the U.S. recession will e...


Should you be selling to government?

May 8, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts' Research Associate Han Wong writes about selling staffing services to the government in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.