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UPS hiring 50,000 temps

November 17, 2009

UPS said Monday it plans to hire approximately 50,000 seasonal workers this year to meet Holiday Season demand. The company expects to deliver approximately 400 million packages around the world from Thanksgiving to Christmas -- up slightly from the previous year.


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

November 17, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. To access the research, please go to the Staffing Industry Analysts' Web site. INSIGHT - 2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: Trends in HRO and RPO usage *14% of buyers use HRO, growth flat *17% of buyers use RPO, some growth *Large company b...


Poll: Reform may worsen healthcare worker shortage

November 17, 2009

The U.S. needs more doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals; and universal healthcare could make those shortages worse, according to a survey of hospital CEOs by AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) released Monday. When asked which healthcare workers the U.S. was short, 95% said...


Poll: Reform may worsen healthcare worker shortage

November 17, 2009

The U.S. needs more doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals; and universal healthcare could make those shortages worse, according to a survey of hospital CEOs by AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) released Monday. When asked which healthcare workers the U.S. was short, 95% said...


ClearPoint revenue falls 58%

November 17, 2009

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (OTCBB: CPBR.OB) third-quarter revenue fell 57.9% to approximately $1.4 million from $3.2 million in the third quarter of 2008, according to a 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said it included payrolling services revenue...


UPS hiring 50,000 temps

November 17, 2009

UPS said Monday it plans to hire approximately 50,000 seasonal workers this year to meet Holiday Season demand. The company expects to deliver approximately 400 million packages around the world from Thanksgiving to Christmas -- up slightly from the previous year.


Certifications: Winston Support Services

November 17, 2009

Winston Support Services LLC, a New York-based staffing firm, announced it received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Winston provides: nurses (per diem and travel), pharmacists, medical billers, clerks, laboratory technicians, radiologists, medical assistants and others.


ClearPoint revenue falls 58%

November 17, 2009

ClearPoint Business Resources Inc. (OTCBB: CPBR.OB) third-quarter revenue fell 57.9% to approximately $1.4 million from $3.2 million in the third quarter of 2008, according to a 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said it included payrolling services revenue...


Report shows slower GDP growth, higher jobless

November 16, 2009

Economists raised their estimate of growth in U.S. real gross domestic product for the fourth quarter, but lowered it for the next two, according to the latest Survey of Professional Forecasters released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In addition, they said next year's annual...


Medical Connections revenue down 16%

November 16, 2009

Third-quarter revenue fell 16.3% on a year-over-year basis at Medical Connections Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MCTH.OB). The Boca Raton FL-based healthcare staffing firm reported third-quarter revenue of $1.6 million. Gross margin narrowed to 30.4% in the third quarter from 31.1% in the year-ago quarte...