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TeamStaff revenue falls 43%

January 14, 2010

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) reported revenue fell 43.3% on a year-over-year basis to $11.2 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30. The Somerset NJ-based company said decreased personnel requirements and overtime restrictions at some government sites cut into revenue. In addition, th...

Kforce promotes executive

January 14, 2010

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) appointed Michael Blackman as chief corporate development officer. Blackman has served as senior VP of investor relations at the Tampa FL-based professional staffing firm since 2000. He joined the company in 1992.

Jobless claims rise by 11,000

January 14, 2010

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ended Jan. 9 rose by 11,000, or 2.5%, to 444,000 from the previous week's revised number of 433,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. However, the four-week moving average of claims for the week ended Jan. 9 fe...

Manhattan has highest weekly pay at $1,520

January 13, 2010

New York County, which includes the New York City borough of Manhattan, reported the highest average weekly wage of all large U.S. counties in the second quarter of 2009 at $1,520, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Santa Clara County CA posted the second-highest at $1,449. Horr...

People: JFC, SourceRight, TSR, Heidrick

January 13, 2010

The JFC Staffing Companies announced several senior management title changes. SourceRight Solutions' president is elected to the Human Resources Outsourcing Association board. TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI) board member resigns. Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) names global life scien...

AMN announces rebranding

January 13, 2010

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, announced it's launching a new corporate brand identity, which includes a new logo. "This is the first time that AMN has undergone an extensive companywide branding process since the company was founded 25 year...

Clarification: Ensemble Chimes Global

January 13, 2010

A story regarding 750 lawsuits filed in the Ensemble Chimes Global case should have mentioned that the suits were filed in both the ECG and Axium International Inc. bankruptcy cases -- not just ECG. Axium, which also provided payroll services to the entertainment industry, was the parent company...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

January 13, 2010

The Daily News represents a small portion of the information and research Staffing Industry Analysts provides. The latest research out today for corporate members includes an easy-to-use tool to find wage rates by occupation for each of hundreds of metropolitan areas. INSIGHT - Occupational pay-...

CEO confidence rises in fourth quarter

January 13, 2010

The Conference Board's measure of CEO confidence rose one point to a reading of 64 in the fourth quarter -- readings of more than 50 indicate more positive than negative responses. In comparison, the figure was 24 one year ago. "The continued improvement in CEO confidence suggests further econom...

Blog: Drive traffic to your Web site

January 12, 2010

How do you drive potential contingent workers or clients to your Web site? Senior Research Analyst Noël Calvi discusses the subject in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.