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Medical Connections buys per diem staffing assets

May 29, 2009

Medical Connections Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MCTH.OB), a Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firm, announced it closed an asset purchase agreement with Medical Staffing Direct, formerly a Florida-based provider of per diem nurses to clients in Florida and New York. The deal includes hospital con...


Staffing for Canada Week is next week

May 29, 2009

Staffing for Canada Week takes place next week from June 1 to 7, the Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services announced. ACSESS reported the event has received an endorsement from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. "Staffing agencies fill a valuable need in an incre...


Eastridge acquires Contractors Employment Services

May 29, 2009

The Eastridge Group of Staffing Companies acquired construction staffing firm Contractors Employment Services effective May 1. Contractors Employment Services is being integrated into Eastridge's Contractors & Builders construction staffing division. Terms of the deal were not announced. Contra...


Labor firm charged under RICO

May 28, 2009

The operators of a labor leasing company and others were indicted on Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act charges relating to labor racketeering, forced labor trafficking and immigration and other violations in 14 states, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District...


Adecco cites mortgage demand in San Diego

May 28, 2009

Adecco USA announced it's seeing demand for mortgage professionals in the San Diego market, and is currently seeking to fill 100 positions despite the grim economy. Lower interest rates are fueling the demand, according to the company. "The need for mortgage talent in the area is very hot right...


Manpower survey - Some jobs still tough to fill

May 28, 2009

Some jobs — such as engineers, nurses and skilled/manual trades positions — remain difficult to fill despite the global economic slowdown, according to survey results released today by Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN). In the U.S., the 10 toughest jobs to fill included:' Engineers' Nurses' Skilled manua...


Initial unemployment claims down 2%

May 28, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 2.0% to 623,000 in the week ended May 23 from the previous week's revised number of 636,000. The four-week moving average of claims fell 0.5% to 626,750 from the previous week's revised average of 629,750.


Initial unemployment claims down 2%

May 28, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 2.0% to 623,000 in the week ended May 23 from the previous week's revised number of 636,000. The four-week moving average of claims fell 0.5% to 626,750 from the previous week's revised average of 629,750.


More marketing resources - May's marketing blog

May 28, 2009

Here are some more sites for information on marketing your staffing firm. Hinda Chalew also writes about upcoming staffing events and Twitter plans in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Adecco cites mortgage demand in San Diego

May 28, 2009

Adecco USA announced it's seeing demand for mortgage professionals in the San Diego market, and is currently seeking to fill 100 positions despite the grim economy. Lower interest rates are fueling the demand, according to the company. "The need for mortgage talent in the area is very hot right n...