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Largest, fastest-growing firm survey ongoing

April 27, 2010

The annual survey to determine the lists of fastest-growing, largest and diversity staffing firms continues this week. The lists are also known as "the buyers' shopping lists" because they are distributed to firms that use staffing services.

Staffing Industry Analysts compiles and publishes lists of...

Two accused of sending out illegal temps

April 27, 2010

Two Illinois men face charges of unlawfully hiring dozens of illegal aliens to send out as temporary workers, the U.S. Department of Justice for the Northern District of Illinois reported.

Clinton Roy Perkins was the president of Anna II Inc. and Can Do It Inc., both located in Bensenville IL, according...

People: New hires, appointments

April 26, 2010

Jackson & Coker, a physician staffing firm, named Gary Belancik as VP of primary care. Jackson & Coker is an Alpharetta GA-based physician recruitment firm.

The National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations announced Melissa Byington was named to its board of directors. Byington is VP at the CompHealth...

Economists: Economy, jobs picture are improving

April 26, 2010

Business conditions improved and the jobs outlook is getting better over the next six months, according to the National Association for Business Economics' April industry survey released today.

The survey included responses from 68 NABE members, and was taken between March 25 and April 10. NABE is a...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

April 26, 2010

The Daily News is just a small part of what Staffing Industry Analysts produces. New research available for corporate members includes a report on which staffing firms are hiring (and firing), staffing company spending plans, the best and worst U.S. metro job markets, historical staffing growth trends,...

Healthcare reform gets closer look

April 26, 2010

The impact of healthcare reform legislation gets a closer look in the April issue of the Legs & Reg Advisor. Attorneys for the Littler Mendelson law firm look at the effects of reform on staffing firms and buyers.

A full table of contents for the April Legs & Reg Advisor includes:

*President Obama signs...

M+W buys technical staffing provider

April 23, 2010

M+W Group announced its M+W Americas Inc. subsidiary acquired NSTAR Global Services, a Clayton NC-based firm that provides staffing of technicians and engineers.

Most of NSTAR's clients are process equipment manufacturers who bring in NSTAR staff for installation and maintenance technician skills, according...

Mass layoffs fall 44% in March

April 23, 2010

There were 1,628 mass layoffs in March, down 44.1% from the 2,913 in March 2009 on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Initial claims for unemployment insurance associated with mass layoffs in March totaled 150,864, down 49.0% from the 295,970 initial claims...

Reform: 62% say they must add doctors

April 23, 2010

A survey by AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) found that 62% of healthcare executives said the new healthcare reform legislation will cause them to add more doctors.

Also, 56% said healthcare reform will cause them to add more nurses, and 56% also said it will cause them to add more allied healthcare...

Survey: More optimism about Q2 hiring

April 23, 2010

Human resources managers are more optimistic about hiring in the second quarter than they were a year ago, according to a survey of 400 human resources professionals by the Society for Human Resource Management.

The study found 24% of human resources managers expect their companies to hire in the second...