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Computer Task Group revenue rises 5%

April 28, 2010

First-quarter revenue rose 5.3% year-over-year at Computer Task Group Inc. (NASD: CTGX). The Buffalo NY-based information technology staffing and services firm reported first-quarter revenue of $78.5 million compared with $74.6 million in the year-ago quarter.

Demand for healthcare solutions projects...

Robert Half revenue falls 11%

April 28, 2010

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) announced first-quarter revenue fell 10.5% to $737.2 million from revenue of $823.3 million in the year-ago quarter.

The Menlo Park CA-based professional staffing firm reported revenue in its largest division, Accountemps, fell 12.2% on a year-over-year basis...

Mastech revenue down, buys healthcare firm

April 28, 2010

Mastech Holdings Inc. (AMEX: MHH), a Pittsburgh-based information technology staffing firm, reported a decline in first-quarter revenue of 23.5%, and said it acquired healthcare staffing firm Curastat Inc.

Mastech posted first-quarter revenue of $15.7 million compared with revenue of $20.6 million in...

New Orleans posts lowest jobless rate in March

April 28, 2010

The New Orleans area reported the lowest jobless rate in March, 6.0%, among all U.S. metropolitan areas with populations of 1 million or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. New Orleans had also posted the lowest unemployment rate among large metros in February.

Oklahoma City posted...

Randstad North American revenue up, IT 'strong'

April 28, 2010

Randstad Holding NV, the world's second-largest staffing firm, reported first-quarter North American revenue of euro389.6 million (US$524.1 million). That's up 9% from the year-ago quarter on an organic basis, which excludes the effects of currency, acquisitions and disposals.

North American revenue...

Barrett Q1 revenue up 14%

April 28, 2010

Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASD: BBSI), a Vancouver WA-based temporary staffing firm and professional employer organization, reported first-quarter revenue rose 14.1% to $58.3 million from $51.1 million in the year-ago quarter.

Staffing division revenue rose 12.6% to $27.1 million. PEO revenue...

PEO revenue up 15% at ADP

April 27, 2010

Professional employer organization revenue at Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASD: ADP) rose 15.1% year-over-year to $378.5 million in the company's fiscal third quarter ended March 31.

The number of PEO worksite employees at the end of the third quarter was 205,000, up 6.2% from 193,000 when the third...

Staffing index rises 4% in April

April 27, 2010

The American Staffing Association's staffing index rose to a reading of 86 in April, up 4% from a reading of 83 in March.

The index is up 19% from April 2009.

The index measures changes in the number of temporary and contract workers, both weekly and monthly. The monthly measure is taken from the week...

Consumer confidence up, jobs outlook improves

April 27, 2010

The Conference Board's consumer confidence index rose to a reading of 57.9 in April -- its highest in about a year and a half -- from 52.3 in March (1985=100).

Consumers saying jobs are "hard to get" fell to 45.0% in April from 46.3% in March, according to the survey for the consumer confidence index....

Heidrick revenue rises 28%

April 27, 2010

First-quarter net revenue at Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) rose 27.5% on a year-over-year basis to $113.7 million. The Chicago-based executive search firm said it got a boost from its financial services business.

"The financial services practice was the first to show a significant...