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Report: Bombing suspect was temp at one point

May 5, 2010

The suspect in the New York car bombing attempt, Faisal Shahzad, at one time worked as a temporary worker, according to news reports.

The Los Angeles Times reported that Shahzad worked for Accountants International. He later worked for a nonstaffing firm that provided marketing services.

To go to The...

Ciber first-quarter revenue rises

May 5, 2010

First-quarter revenue at Ciber Inc. (NYSE: CBR) rose 1.6% from the year-ago quarter to $262.7 million. The Greenwood CO-based firm, which provides information technology solutions and staffing, said revenue fell 1.4% on a constant currency basis.

Gross margin narrowed to 24.9% in the first quarter from...

Nelson Family of Companies names new CEO

May 5, 2010

The Nelson Family of Companies, a Sonoma CA-based staffing firm, named Catherine Candland as its CEO effective May 1. Candland takes over the CEO role from founder Gary Nelson, who will remain chairman.

Candland's experience includes founding a staffing firm called Advantage in 1985. That company was...

Is your company a big fish in a small pond?

May 5, 2010

This is your chance to get noticed! You may think your business is too small to make it on our "buyer shopping lists," but if your business is concentrated in a particular niche you may qualify after all. Take this quick survey to find out. The opportunity to be added to these lists was extended but...

Medfinders promotes chief operating officer

May 5, 2010

Medfinders Inc. promoted Christian Rutherford to chief operating officer of travel operations and physician staffing. In addition, Rutherford will serve on Medfinders' board of directors.

Rutherford previously served as president of Medfinders' physician staffing business units -- Linde Healthcare (locum...

ADP report: U.S. added 32,000 jobs in April

May 5, 2010

The U.S. added an estimated 32,000 nonfarm, private sector jobs in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to Automatic Data Processing Inc.'s (NYSE: ADP) monthly employment report released today.

In addition, the report revised its estimate of jobs in March to an increase of 19,000 from a decline...

Lie-detecting brain scan set for staffing case

May 5, 2010

Wired.com reported that a Brooklyn attorney representing a temporary worker is using a lie-detecting brain scan for the first time in a U.S. court in a case where temporary worker claims she was denied assignments because she complained about sexual harassment on one assignment.

The brain scan is being...

Service sector growth unchanged over month

May 5, 2010

Economic activity in the U.S. service sector increased in April but at the same rate as in March, according to the Institute for Supply Managements' nonmanufacturing index released today.

The index's April reading of 55.4 was unchanged from March's reading. However, readings of more than 50 indicate...

Kforce revenue slips 2%, but tech rises

May 5, 2010

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) reported first-quarter revenue fell 2.0% compared with the first quarter of last year, but said revenue rose in its largest segment, technology.

The Tampa FL-based professional staffing firm posted first-quarter revenue of $226.7 million, down from $231.3 million in the first...

Administaff: Healthcare reform impact unknown

May 4, 2010

Administaff Inc. (NYSE: ASF), the largest PEO by revenue, said it doesn't yet know the ultimate impact federal healthcare reform legislation will have on its business, according to its 10-Q filing on Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said several provisions in healthcare...