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Butler makes Select deal, files bankruptcy

June 2, 2009

Butler International Inc. (OTCBB: BUTL.PK), an engineering services and staffing firm, announced it struck a deal Monday to be acquired by Butler America LLC, a company affiliated with D. Stephen Sorensen, chairman and CEO of Select Staffing. It also filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 2, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Healthcare staffing growth update*SIA projects 23% contraction for 2009*Hospitals dramatically cutting back on temporary employees*Recent employment growth in healthcare industry driven by ambulatory BRIEFING - Staffing Indust...


Gevity deal gives TriNet 8,000 customers

June 2, 2009

TriNet Group Inc., a San Leandro CA-based professional employer organization, announced it completed its acquisition of Gevity HR Inc., a Bradenton FL-based PEO. The combined company will have 8,000 customers and 130,000 employees nationwide, according to TriNet. TriNet had announced March 5 that...


What would Einstein buy?

June 2, 2009

What is the most attractive type of staffing firm for acquisition? Staffing Industry Analysts' Director of Research and Analysis Jon Osborne writes about the question in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Butler makes Select deal, files bankruptcy

June 2, 2009

Butler International Inc. (OTCBB: BUTL.PK), an engineering services and staffing firm, announced it struck a deal Monday to be acquired by Butler America LLC, a company affiliated with D. Stephen Sorensen, chairman and CEO of Select Staffing. It also filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection....


Gevity deal gives TriNet 8,000 customers

June 2, 2009

TriNet Group Inc., a San Leandro CA-based professional employer organization, announced it completed its acquisition of Gevity HR Inc., a Bradenton FL-based PEO. The combined company will have 8,000 customers and 130,000 employees nationwide, according to TriNet. TriNet had announced March 5 th...


U.S. manufacturing shows some improvement

June 1, 2009

There were signs of improvement in the U.S. manufacturing sector in May. Although economic activity in the sector continued to decline, it was at a slower pace than in previous months, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. The institute's key purchasing mangers' index for manufact...


Online job ads rise month-over-month

June 1, 2009

U.S. online advertised jobs rose by 250,000 in May to almost 3.4 million from April's numbers, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. Still online jobs ads remained down 25% year-over-year in May. "April and May are both months when businesses typica...


U.S. manufacturing shows some improvement

June 1, 2009

There were signs of improvement in the U.S. manufacturing sector in May. Although economic activity in the sector continued to decline, it was at a slower pace than in previous months, the Institute for Supply Management reported today. The institute's key purchasing mangers' index for manufactur...


Online job ads rise month-over-month

June 1, 2009

U.S. online advertised jobs rose by 250,000 in May to almost 3.4 million from April's numbers, according to The Conference Board's measure of online help-wanted ads released today. Still online jobs ads remained down 25% year-over-year in May. "April and May are both months when businesses typi...