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Report: Global growth to return in 2010

November 30, 2009

Global economic growth will return to pre-crisis levels in 2010 driven largely by emerging economies, The Conference Board reported today. "Global growth will resume in 2010, with global output per head returning to pre-crisis levels," said Bart van Ark, chief economist at The Conference Board....


Wanted estimates U.S. lost 155,000 jobs

November 30, 2009

Wanted Technologies estimates the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce a loss of 155,000 jobs in November when the agency releases U.S. nonfarm payroll numbers on Friday. Nonfarm payrolls had fallen by 190,000 in October, according to the BLS. Wanted said unemployment claims had decreas...


ASA: Staffing demand rises in November

November 25, 2009

Demand for staffing rose steadily in November, according to results released Tuesday from the American Staffing Association's index measuring changes in temporary employment. The index rose to a reading of 85 in November from 83 in October. The index measures changes in the number of temporary a...


No Daily News Thursday and Friday

November 25, 2009

The Staffing Industry Daily News will not be published Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, because of the Thanksgiving holidays. Look for your next issue on Monday, Nov. 30.


Jobless claims fall by 35,000

November 25, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ended Nov. 21 fell by 35,000, or 7.0%, to 466,000 from the previous week's revised number of 501,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The number of claims was at its lowest level since September 2008, Bloomber...


People: CDI, Heidrick

November 25, 2009

CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) and Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) made personnel announcements. CDI said Brad Dever joined the company as VP of business development for its CDI-Talent Management division. Dever most recently served as a VP of strategic accounts for a provider of rec...


Jobless claims fall by 35,000

November 25, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment insurance for the week ended Nov. 21 fell by 35,000, or 7.0%, to 466,000 from the previous week's revised number of 501,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The number of claims was at its lowest level since September 2008, Bloomber...


People: CDI, Heidrick

November 25, 2009

CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) and Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) made personnel announcements. CDI said Brad Dever joined the company as VP of business development for its CDI-Talent Management division. Dever most recently served as a VP of strategic accounts for a provider of rec...


No Daily News Thursday and Friday

November 25, 2009

The Contingent Workforce Strategies Daily News will not be published Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, because of the Thanksgiving holidays. Look for your next issue on Monday, Nov. 30.


ASA: Staffing demand rises in November

November 25, 2009

Demand for staffing rose steadily in November, according to results released Tuesday from the American Staffing Association's index measuring changes in temporary employment. The index rose to a reading of 85 in November from 83 in October. The index measures changes in the number of temporary a...