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Certifications: Dean's Professional Services

November 11, 2009

Smith & Dean Inc., which does business as Dean's Professional Services, received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Dean's Professional Services is a Houston-based staffing firm. In addition to healthcare staffing, it provides administrative, environmental and finance/accountin...


Attorneys cite top criteria for mid-level hires

November 11, 2009

For law firms hiring mid-level associates, practice area expertise and business development experience are the most important criteria, according to a survey of attorneys by Robert Half Legal, the legal staffing division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Of the 150 lawyers questione...


Pulse survey now open

November 11, 2009

Interested in learning the pulse of the U.S. staffing industry? Take part in Staffing Industry Analysts' monthly Pulse survey, which is now open. Firms participating in the survey will receive a copy of the results, which include sector-by-sector and segment-by-segment analyses of industry trend...


Office openings: Q Analysts, Mom Corp.

November 11, 2009

Q Analysts, an information technology staffing firm, announced the opening of a new office in Atlanta. Q Analysts, based in Santa Clara CA, specializes in IT quality assurance and testing as well as business intelligence and data warehousing. Mom Corp., an Atlanta-based staffing firm and job boa...


FedEx: No classification penalties for '04 to '06

November 11, 2009

FedEx Corp. said Tuesday it won't face tax penalties for its treatment of FedEx ground drivers as independent contractors for the years 2004 to 2006. The announcement of a decision by an Internal Revenue Service audit team for the 2004 to 2006 years follows a similar IRS decision that the compan...


FedEx: No classification penalties for '04 to '06

November 11, 2009

FedEx Corp. said Tuesday it won't face tax penalties for its treatment of FedEx ground drivers as independent contractors for the years 2004 to 2006. The announcement of a decision by an Internal Revenue Service audit team for the 2004 to 2006 years follows a similar IRS decision that the compan...


Staffmark revenue falls 27%

November 10, 2009

Third-quarter revenue fell 27.2% at Staffmark, a Cincinnati-based staffing firm, to $193.3 million from $265.6 million in the same period last year, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by parent company Compass Diversified Holdings (NASD: CODI). Third-quarter g...


Staffmark revenue falls 27%

November 10, 2009

Third-quarter revenue fell 27.2% at Staffmark, a Cincinnati-based staffing firm, to $193.3 million from $265.6 million in the same period last year, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by parent company Compass Diversified Holdings (NASD: CODI). Third-quarter g...


Court: Temps must be paid for interviews

November 10, 2009

A federal court for the Northern District of California recently ruled in a pending class action case that temporary workers should be paid for time spent interviewing for potential assignments with client companies, employment law firm Littler Mendelson reported. The court found that employees...


Survey: Staffing firm use to increase

November 10, 2009

More than 7% of hiring managers plan to use a staffing firm to fill a temporary position in the fourth quarter, up from 6% in the third quarter, according to a survey by CareerBuilder.com. In addition, slightly more than 10% of hiring managers plan to use a staffing firm to search for permanent...