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Pulse Survey deadline approaches

June 16, 2010

The deadline for taking part in Staffing Industry Analysts' monthly survey to check the pulse of the staffing industry, and to receive a copy of the results, is approaching.

The Pulse Survey closes at 11 a.m. Pacific time on June 23.

If you didn't receive an invitation, you can complete the survey...

Office openings: Nesco Resource, Slate

June 16, 2010

Nesco Resource announced the opening of new engineering and information technology branches in Pittsburgh PA and Lexington KY.

"We are moving forward in response to current client demands to support their professional staffing service needs through additional Nesco Resource business lines in the state...

Hallmark PEO to go public

June 16, 2010

Hallmark Human Resources, a Granbury TX-based PEO, announced a deal that would take the company public.

The professional employer organization said it signed a share exchange agreement to be acquired by Great Spirits Inc. (OTCBB: GSPS.OB), a publicly held shell company. The completed deal would give...

Medical Staffing Network to file for bankruptcy

June 15, 2010

Medical Staffing Network Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: MSNW.PK) announced plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and be acquired by its first lien lenders, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Boca Raton FL-based company ranks as one of the largest healthcare...

Administaff buys employee expense report firm

June 15, 2010

Administaff Inc. (NYSE: ASF), a Houston-based professional employer organization, acquired privately held OneMind Connect Inc., which does business as ExpensAble.

OneMind provides business software to manage employees' expense reports, and serves more than 5,000 companies worldwide. It is based in...

Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

June 15, 2010

The Staffing Industry Daily News is just a small part of what Staffing Industry Analysts produces. New research now available to corporate members includes a list of staffing firms interested in acquiring other staffing firms, a Staffing Industry Report webinar, growth updates on commercial and engineering...

Korn/Ferry revenue rises 58%

June 15, 2010

Executive search firm Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) reported that fee revenue rose 57.7% year-over-year to $168.7 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended April 30, 2010.

Fourth-quarter revenue rose 50% on a constant currency basis, according to Korn/Ferry. The fourth quarter recorded...

National Technical revenue up 26%

June 14, 2010

National Technical Systems Inc. (NASD: NTSC) reported revenue rose 25.9% on a year-over-year basis to $36.1 million in its fiscal first quarter ended April 30, 2010.

Gross margin improved to 29.8% from 25.8% in the year-ago quarter.

National Technical Systems said net income rose to $3.5 million from...

Staffing Industry Report June issue now online

June 14, 2010

The June issue of Staffing Industry is now available to corporate members. This month's issue includes:

Staffing Industry Report, June 2010, Vol. XXI, No. 6 Full PDF
*119 staffing firms on 2010 list of acquirers
*New list aims to join mentors, protégés
*Quarter of staffing firms say 'no' to indemnification...

Certifications: Locum Medical, American Traveler

June 14, 2010

Locum Medical Group, a Cleveland-based division of Randstad Holding NV, announced it received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Locum Medical Group provides physicians from all specialties in locum tenens, permanent placement and government service positions.

American Traveler Staffing...