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Heidrick revenue rises 35%

July 27, 2010

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII), the Chicago-based executive search firm, reported net revenue rose 35.4% on a year-over-year basis to $126.1 million in the second quarter.

CEO L. Kevin Kelly said the revenue increase "was driven by very strong performance from the financial services...

Consumer confidence falls in July

July 27, 2010

The Conference Board's consumer confidence index fell to a reading of 50.4 in July from 54.3 in June (1985=100).

"Consumer confidence faded further in July as consumers continue to grow increasingly more pessimistic about the short-term outlook," said Lynn Franco, director of The Conference Board consumer...

Largest IT, healthcare staffing firms lists online

July 27, 2010

The 2010 lists of largest U.S. healthcare staffing firms and largest information technology staffing firms are now available to Staffing Industry Analysts corporate members.

INSIGHT - 2010 list of largest U.S. healthcare staffing firms
*AMN continues to be largest in healthcare
*AMN and Cross Country...

Volt gets more time for financials

July 26, 2010

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) announced the New York Exchange gave it more time to file an annual report for its last fiscal year in order to keep its listing on the exchange.

The company now has until Dec. 31, 2010, to file its 10-K annual report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

List of largest U.S. staffing firms is available

July 26, 2010

The 2010 list of largest U.S. staffing firms is now available to corporate members of Staffing Industry Analysts. Also available are the 2010 list of largest U.S. office/clerical staffing firms and 2010 list of largest U.S. legal staffing firms.

INSIGHT - 2010 list of largest U.S. staffing firms

Blog: Welcome to Kafka's Department of Labor

July 26, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division no longer offers specific guidance to employers seeking clarification regarding independent contractor compliance. However, employers may soon have to write their own opinions. Staffing Industry Analysts' VP of Research Jon Osborne writes on this...

People: Link, Heidrick, Synergy, Epitec, Arcus, Teamstaff, Analysts International

July 26, 2010

Link Staffing Services, a Houston-based staffing firm, promoted Michelle Bearden to VP of franchise operations. Link also promoted Kathryn Mujezinovic to VP of business development. In addition, the company promoted Faith Daniels to VP of company operations.

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc....

InVentiv shareholders OK sale

July 26, 2010

InVentiv Healthcare Inc. (NASD: VTIV) announced last week shareholders approved its sale to Thomas H. Lee Partners LP, a Boston-based private equity firm, for approximately $1.1 billion.

The deal is expected to close in early August. Somerset NJ-based inVentiv provides services to the pharmaceutical...

Global sells PEO, buys temp business

July 23, 2010

Global Employment Solutions, based in Littleton CO, announced the sale of a PEO business and the acquisition of a temporary staffing business.

The company sold its Global Employment Solutions professional employer organization business to Madison Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm....

Canadian staffing index rises seven points

July 23, 2010

The Canadian staffing index rose seven points in June to a reading of 86 -- its highest level in 18 months -- but remains below the benchmark of 100 set in July 2008, the Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services announced.

"Canada's staffing industry is encouraged by these results...