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BridgeView buys Apariant divisions

May 20, 2009

BridgeView IT Inc., a Denver-based information technology staffing firm, announced it acquired the Colorado and San Francisco Bay Area technology staffing units of Apariant. Terms of the deal were not announced. Apariant is a Seattle-based staffing firm that provides finance/accounting and inform...


Founder to buy Pomeroy IT Solutions

May 20, 2009

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) struck a deal to be acquired by company founder David Pomeroy II. The deal, which would take the Hebron KY-based information technology services and staffing firm private, must still receive approval from shareholders. Pomeroy would pay $5.02 for each share...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

May 20, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Engineering/design staffing growth update*Economy finally hits engineering*CDI and MPS report 1Q engineering revenue down mid-teens y/y*Only markets still doing well: energy and government


Federal bill would require paid sick leave

May 20, 2009

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-CT, introduced the Healthy Families Act on Monday that would require employers with more than 15 employees to provide workers with one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. Workers could earn up to 56 hours of paid sick leave, according to DeLauro's of...


Radia Holdings revenue falls 44%

May 19, 2009

Radia Holdings Inc., a Tokyo-based company that provides staffing and other services, announced Friday that revenue fell 44.3% year-over-year to 259.06 billion yen (US$2.66 billion) in the first nine months of its fiscal year ended March 31. It reported U.S. revenue fell 20.0% year-over-year in...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

May 19, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Outplacement growth update*Outplacement growth exceeds 40% y/y in 1Q09*Key driver: layoffs running 36% higher y/y*CEOs predict strong growth


Pomeroy staffing revenue falls 77%

May 19, 2009

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) announced technical staffing revenue fell 76.6% year-over-year to $7.6 million in its fiscal first quarter ended April 5. The Hebron KY-based information technology services and staffing firm, said the decline came as the result of the nonrenewal of a contra...


Arcadia sells industrial staffing business

May 19, 2009

Arcadia Resources Inc. (AMEX: KAD) announced today it sold its industrial staffing business with the deal to close May 29. The buyer was Employment Plus Inc. of Bloomington IN. The Indianapolis-based company also sold its home health equipment business in two other deals. The sales of both the...


Pomeroy staffing revenue falls 77%

May 19, 2009

Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) announced technical staffing revenue fell 76.6% year-over-year to $7.6 million in its fiscal first quarter ended April 5. The Hebron KY-based information technology services and staffing firm, said the decline came as the result of the nonrenewal of a cont...


Brainhunter revenue slips 13%

May 19, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH) reported on Friday that revenue fell 12.6% year-over-year to C$52.7 million (US$42.2 million) in its fiscal second quarter ended March 31. Gross margin at the Toronto-based information technology and engineering services and staffing company narrowed to 12.6% from 14.0%...