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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...

Arcadia staffing revenue falls 29%

June 11, 2010

Arcadia Resources Inc. (AMEX: KAD) reported today that its per diem nurse and travel nurse staffing revenue fell 28.8% to $4.2 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31.

The Indianapolis-based firm reported revenue of $5.9 million in those categories in the same quarter a year ago.


Census: Q1 staffing revenue $43.26 billion

June 11, 2010

The U.S Census Bureau reported Thursday that first-quarter revenue in the U.S. employment services industry was $43.26 billion in the first quarter of 2010.

That's up 11.3% from the year-ago quarter, but down 1.4% from the fourth quarter. However, revenue numbers from the Census Bureau differ from...

MBO Partners names B2B president

June 10, 2010

MBO Partners named Dennis Kanegaye as president of its business to business operations, focusing on independent contractor compliance and payrolling.

Kanegaye has more than 25 years of experience and previously served as president of Guidant Group, a Houston-based managed service provider and division...

Jobless claims fall by 3,000

June 10, 2010

U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ended June 5 fell by 3,000, or 0.7%, to 456,000 from the previous week, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The decline was smaller than expected. MarketWatch reported economists had expected claims to be 445,000 for the week ended...

Beige Book: Temp hiring up

June 10, 2010

Labor market conditions improved slightly and many Federal Reserve districts reported increased temporary hiring, according to the Federal Reserve Beige Book report released Wednesday. The Boston and Dallas districts reported increases in temp-to-perm transitions.

Manufacturing was the most-often cited...

Spencer Reed to pay $125,000 in EEOC suit

June 10, 2010

Spencer Reed Group LLC, an Overland Park KS-based staffing firm, will pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, according to the commission. Spencer Reed denied any liability or wrongdoing in the settlement.

The EEOC reported that Spencer Reed allegedly...

Temp firm owner pleads guilty in tax case

June 10, 2010

The owner of S&P Temporary Help Service Inc., a Providence RI staffing firm, pleaded guilty Tuesday to underreporting wages and failing to pay between $7 million and $20 million in federal withholding, Social Security and Medicare taxes, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Rhode...