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Medical Staffing Network to file for bankruptcy

June 15, 2010

Medical Staffing Network Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MSNW.PK) announced plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and be acquired by its first lien lenders, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Boca Raton FL-based company ranks as one of the largest healthcare...

Administaff buys employee expense report firm

June 15, 2010

Administaff Inc. (NYSE: ASF), a Houston-based professional employer organization, acquired privately held OneMind Connect Inc., which does business as ExpensAble.

OneMind provides business software to manage employees' expense reports, and serves more than 5,000 companies worldwide. It is based in...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 15, 2010

The Staffing Industry Daily News is just a small part of what Staffing Industry Analysts produces. New research now available to corporate members includes a list of staffing firms interested in acquiring other staffing firms, a Staffing Industry Report webinar, growth updates on commercial and engineering...

Korn/Ferry revenue rises 58%

June 15, 2010

Executive search firm Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) reported that fee revenue rose 57.7% year-over-year to $168.7 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended April 30, 2010.

Fourth-quarter revenue rose 50% on a constant currency basis, according to Korn/Ferry. The fourth quarter recorded...

National Technical revenue up 26%

June 14, 2010

National Technical Systems Inc. (NASD: NTSC) reported revenue rose 25.9% on a year-over-year basis to $36.1 million in its fiscal first quarter ended April 30, 2010.

Gross margin improved to 29.8% from 25.8% in the year-ago quarter.

National Technical Systems said net income rose to $3.5 million from...

Staffing Industry Report June issue now online

June 14, 2010

The June issue of Staffing Industry is now available to corporate members. This month's issue includes:

Staffing Industry Report, June 2010, Vol. XXI, No. 6 Full PDF
*119 staffing firms on 2010 list of acquirers
*New list aims to join mentors, protégés
*Quarter of staffing firms say 'no' to indemnification...

Certifications: Locum Medical, American Traveler

June 14, 2010

Locum Medical Group, a Cleveland-based division of Randstad Holding NV, announced it received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Locum Medical Group provides physicians from all specialties in locum tenens, permanent placement and government service positions.

American Traveler Staffing...

People: Hire Dynamics, Suna Solutions

June 14, 2010

Hire Dynamics, a Duluth GA-based firm that provides staffing, named K. Sue Hurst as managing partner of its professional services division. Hurst previously served as VP of training and as quality services director at TRC Staffing, and served prior to that as president of Alexis Healthcare. Hurst is...

People in the news

June 11, 2010

Advantage Professional founder and director Bob Olivier was appointed as director of global market intelligence for parent company Advantage Resourcing. Olivier had created the Australian Advantage Job Index, and plans call for that index to expand to other countries. Advantage Resourcing is the new...

Survey: Creative hiring to see net 6% increase

June 11, 2010

Eighteen percent of marketing and advertising executives plan to increase staff levels in the third quarter, and 12% plan declines for a net 6% increase in projected hiring, according to a survey by The Creative Group, a division of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). The net 6% increase is...