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People - Eliassen, Proffice, Landrum

May 15, 2009

The Eliassen Group named a president of its technology staffing division and Proffice AB announced a new CFO. Landrum Human Resource Companies Inc. announced two personnel changes. The Eliassen Group, a Wakefield MA-based technology staffing firm, named Dave MacKeen as president of its technology...


People - Eliassen, Proffice, Landrum

May 15, 2009

The Eliassen Group named a president of its technology staffing division and Proffice AB announced a new CFO. Landrum Human Resource Companies Inc. announced two personnel changes. The Eliassen Group, a Wakefield MA-based technology staffing firm, named Dave MacKeen as president of its technolo...


TeamStaff revenue falls 21%

May 15, 2009

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF), a Somerset NJ-based healthcare and administrative staffing firm, reported revenue fell 20.7% year-over-year to $13.7 million in its fiscal second quarter ended March 31. Excluding non-recurring retroactive billings in the year-ago quarter, revenue fell 14.5%. Presid...


Firm buys Click Commerce staffing VMS

May 15, 2009

Emptoris acquired the contract and service management division of Click Commerce Inc., the company announced today. The division includes Click Commerce's vendor management system for contingent labor management. Plans call for the brand to change to Emptoris, but for the transition of ownershi...


Firm buys Click Commerce staffing VMS

May 15, 2009

Emptoris acquired the contract and service management division of Click Commerce Inc., the company announced today. The division includes Click Commerce's vendor management system for contingent labor management. Plans call for the brand to change to Emptoris, but for the transition of ownership...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

May 15, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Information technology staffing growth update*Median IT public staffing firm sees revenue down 12.9% in 1Q09 y/y*As projects end, some buyers don't renew business*Slight improvement expected in 2Q09


OPD Group in talks over buy

May 15, 2009

London-based staffing firm OPD Group announced it is in discussions with Chairman Peter Hearn over a possible cash offer for all shares of the company at 57 pence per ordinary share of five pence, according to a public filing.


Jobless claims rise 5.3%

May 14, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits rose 5.3% to 637,000 in the week ended May 9 from the previous week's revised number of 605,000. The four-week moving average of claims rose 1.0% to 630,500 from the previous week's revised average of 624,500.


Contract watch - PeopleScout

May 14, 2009

PeopleScout, a provider of recruitment process outsourcing, announced that Delta Air Lines agreed to extend its RPO agreement with the firm to five years from three years. Under the deal, PeopleScout will provide RPO services in 15 languages at Delta locations around the world. PeopleScout is p...


Impellam CEO leaving

May 14, 2009

Impellam Group PLC CEO Desmond Doyle is stepping down following a strategic review that called for a flatter and more streamlined management organization without a CEO position, the company announced. Impellam, with 2008 revenue of GBP1.07 billion (US$1.55 billion) in 2008, ranks among the larg...