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IT services and staffing firm renames, adds jobs

December 17, 2009

BC Forward is the new name for information technology services and staffing firm Bucher + Christian. The Indianapolis-based company also announced Tuesday it's adding 200 employees across its project management, systems integration and staff augmentation operations by 2012. BC Forward presently...


U.S. leading index rises 0.9%

December 17, 2009

The Conference Board's U.S. leading economic index released today rose 0.9% in November, its eighth consecutive month of increases. It now stands at 104.9 (2004=100). "The indicators point to a bright new year," said Ken Goldstein, economist at The Conference Board. "Looking ahead, we can expect...


Award to honor innovators in staffing

December 17, 2009

Nominations are still being accepted for the Peter Yessne Staffing Innovator Award. The award seeks to honor innovators who have helped take the staffing industry to the next level. People from all parts of the staffing industry may be nominated including from staffing firms, suppliers buyers, e...


IT services and staffing firm renames, adds jobs

December 17, 2009

BC Forward is the new name for information technology services and staffing firm Bucher + Christian. The Indianapolis-based company also announced Tuesday it's adding 200 employees across its project management, systems integration and staff augmentation operations by 2012. BC Forward presently...


Award to honor innovators in staffing

December 17, 2009

Nominations are still being accepted for the Peter Yessne Staffing Innovator Award. The award seeks to honor innovators who have helped take the staffing industry to the next level. People from all parts of the staffing industry may be nominated including from staffing firms, suppliers buyers, e...


People: InVentiv, Fortune, Vaco Raleigh

December 17, 2009

InVentiv Health Inc. (NASD: VTIV) named Nat Krishnamurti as chief accounting officer. Krishnamurti has been with the company for more than nine years, and has served as VP of corporate finance since Oct. 2004. InVentiv provides pharmaceutical and healthcare services, including clinical research...


Jobless claims increase by 7,000

December 17, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ended Dec. 12 rose by 7,000, or 1.5%, to 480,000 from the previous week's revised number of 473,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. Economists had expected claims to decrease, Bloomberg reported. The four-wee...


People: InVentiv, Fortune, Vaco Raleigh

December 17, 2009

InVentiv Health Inc. (NASD: VTIV) named Nat Krishnamurti as chief accounting officer. Krishnamurti has been with the company for more than nine years, and has served as VP of corporate finance since Oct. 2004. InVentiv provides pharmaceutical and healthcare services, including clinical research...


Team Health begins trading, prices shares

December 16, 2009

Team Health Holdings Inc., a Knoxville TN-based firm that provides outsourced medical services and healthcare staffing, began trading today on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TMH." The company also announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 13.3 million shares at $12 p...


Certifications: The Execu|Search Group

December 16, 2009

The Execu|Search Group announced it received the Gold Seal of Approval for healthcare staffing services from The Joint Commission. The company is based in New York and provides recruitment for several healthcare categories including allied healthcare and physicians.