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People - NAPS, NAER

June 22, 2009

The National Association of Personnel Services' chairman will serve a second term. The National Association of Executive Recruiters announced a new chair. Carol Wenom, general manager of Houston-based technical staffing firm Whitaker Technical Services, will serve as chairman of the board for a...


People - NAPS, NAER

June 22, 2009

The National Association of Personnel Services' chairman will serve a second term. The National Association of Executive Recruiters announced a new chair. Carol Wenom, general manager of Houston-based technical staffing firm Whitaker Technical Services, will serve as chairman of the board for a s...


Pomeroy founder raises acquisition price

June 22, 2009

The founder of Pomeroy IT Solutions Inc. (NASD: PMRY) raised the price he will pay to buy the firm to $6 per share from $5.02 a share, the company announced today. The deal values the company at $59.2 million, the firm said. Founder David Pomeroy II already owns more than 17% of the company. Po...


Brainhunter closing U.K. office

June 22, 2009

Brainhunter Inc. (TSX: BH), a Toronto-based information technology staffing and solutions firms, said today it will close its office in the United Kingdom as part of a restructuring plan. Year-to-date revenue for fiscal 2009 was C$34,000 while its operating loss was C$284,000, the company reporte...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 19, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts: CITATION - Selling to government: Applying for security clearance *How background investigations are conducted at the Federal level*Navigating the long and winding road to security clearance*Turnaround time varies from a few weeks to th...


Is free, free? - June Marketing Blog

June 19, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts' Co-Employment and Risk Forum wraps up today in Washington DC. Staffing Industry Analysts' Head of Marketing and Interactive Services Hinda Chalew discusses the marketing surrounding the conference in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Nebraska, North Dakota post lowest jobless

June 19, 2009

Nebraska and North Dakota registered the lowest jobless rates among states in May at 4.4% each, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Michigan posted the highest unemployment rate among all states in May at 14.1%. The next-highest jobless rates were in Oregon, 12.4%; Rhode Island an...


Firm fires striking contract workers

June 19, 2009

European oil company Total SA fired approximately 600 striking contract workers at an oil refinery in Lindsey, England, Bloomberg.com reported. The workers were employed by Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., the contractor, and Shaw Group, a subcontractor, according to Bloomberg. The Associated Press...


Firm fires striking contract workers

June 19, 2009

European oil company Total SA fired approximately 600 striking contract workers at an oil refinery in Lindsey, England, Bloomberg.com reported. The workers were employed by Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., the contractor, and Shaw Group, a subcontractor, according to Bloomberg. The Associated Pre...


Nebraska, North Dakota post lowest jobless

June 19, 2009

Nebraska and North Dakota registered the lowest jobless rates among states in May at 4.4% each, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Michigan posted the highest unemployment rate among all states in May at 14.1%. The next-highest jobless rates were in Oregon, 12.4%; Rhode Island...