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Pasona lowers full-year forecast

April 13, 2009

Tokyo-based staffing firm Pasona Group Inc. reported signs that a drop in new orders has bottomed out, but still cut its forecast for full-year revenue by 7.8% to 218.54 billion yen (US$2.24 billion). Pasona also reported revenue for the first nine months of its fiscal year fell 5.1% year-over-ye...


Scottish recruiters get warnings

April 13, 2009

The United Kingdom's Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate issued warnings to seven employment agencies in Glasgow, Scotland, after inspectors found 30 violations. The agency said many of the violations were minor, but the most serious included: failing to issue terms and conditions to worker...


PEO certifications - KilaKila, eEmployers

April 13, 2009

The National Association of Professional Employer Organizations announced two professional employer organizations received certification from the Employer Services Assurance Corporation. The PEOs are KilaKila Employer Services, based in Pukalani HI, and eEmployers Solutions, based in San Antoni...


Scottish recruiters get warnings

April 13, 2009

The United Kingdom's Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate issued warnings to seven employment agencies in Glasgow, Scotland, after inspectors found 30 violations. The agency said many of the violations were minor, but the most serious included: failing to issue terms and conditions to worke...


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

April 13, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - IT solutions growth update* IT solutions bucking the downturn* Total revenue up 15.3% y/y, but smaller firms slowing* Billing rates coming under pressure


People - NAPEO, Mortgage Search

April 13, 2009

The National Association of Professional Employer Organizations announced this month it hired a director of federal government affairs. Mortgage Search & Acquisition named a new managing director. NAPEO named Cheryl Gannon as director of federal government affairs. Gannon has more than two deca...


Fullcast plans cuts in difficult economy

April 10, 2009

Fullcast Holdings Co. Ltd., a Tokyo-based staffing firm, announced Thursday plans to close or combine 30 offices, reduce headcount by 350, cut pay and sell two subsidiary companies. "The recruitment industry has been experiencing severe difficulties, attributable to the economic contraction that...


Economy, closures hurt Command Center revenue

April 10, 2009

Full-year 2008 revenue fell 19.9% at Command Center Inc. (OTCBB: CCNI.OB) to $78.8 million. The Post Falls ID-based commercial staffing firm said revenue fell because of the slow economy and the closure of 24 offices during the year. Chairman and CEO Glenn Welstad said the company's cost-cuttin...


Fullcast plans cuts in difficult economy

April 10, 2009

Fullcast Holdings Co. Ltd., a Tokyo-based staffing firm, announced Thursday plans to close or combine 30 offices, reduce headcount by 350, cut pay and sell two subsidiary companies. "The recruitment industry has been experiencing severe difficulties, attributable to the economic contraction tha...


Global Employment revenue down 3%

April 10, 2009

Full-year 2008 revenue fell 3.1% at Global Employment Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: GEYH.OB) to $168.5 million from $173.9 million in 2007, according to a 10-K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Staffing revenue for 2008 fell 1.9% year-over-year to $137.3 million. And the Lone Tre...