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Impellam investigating subsidiary

April 16, 2009

Impellam Group PLC announced today it began an investigation of a subsidiary and said its earnings before tax appear to have been overstated by up to GBP5.0 million (US$7.2 million) in 2008 and prior years. The United Kingdom-based staffing firm, which also has operations in the U.S., said the in...


Gevity shareholders to meet on TriNet deal

April 16, 2009

Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR), a Bradenton FL-based professional employer organization, scheduled a special meeting of shareholders on May 20 to vote on its proposed acquisition by TriNet Group Inc. The deal is expected to be completed in late May if approved. TriNet, a San Leandro CA-based PEO, wi...


Gevity shareholders to meet on TriNet deal

April 16, 2009

Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR), a Bradenton FL-based professional employer organization, scheduled a special meeting of shareholders on May 20 to vote on its proposed acquisition by TriNet Group Inc. The deal is expected to be completed in late May if approved. TriNet, a San Leandro CA-based PEO,...


Kellan Group names new CEO

April 16, 2009

Kellan Group PLC, a United Kingdom-based staffing firm, appointed Ross Eades as its new chief executive officer. Eades comes to Kellan Group from InterQuest Group PLC. Eades has also served as CEO of MPS Group International PLC. Kellan provides information technology, accounting, hospitality, lei...


Weekly jobless claims down 8%

April 16, 2009

The number of U.S. initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 8.0% to 610,000 in the week ended April 11 from the previous week's revised number of 663,000, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The four-week moving average of claims fell 1.3% to 651,000 from the previous week's revis...


Impellam investigating subsidiary

April 16, 2009

Impellam Group PLC announced today it began an investigation of a subsidiary and said its earnings before tax appear to have been overstated by up to GBP5.0 million (US$7.2 million) in 2008 and prior years. The United Kingdom-based staffing firm, which also has operations in the U.S., said the...


Kellan Group names new CEO

April 16, 2009

Kellan Group PLC, a United Kingdom-based staffing firm, appointed Ross Eades as its new chief executive officer. Eades comes to Kellan Group from InterQuest Group PLC. Eades has also served as CEO of MPS Group International PLC. Kellan provides information technology, accounting, hospitality, l...


Your biggest marketing mistake of the year •

April 16, 2009

... would be to skip participating in Staffing Industry Analysts' annual staffing firm rankings. Staffing Industry Analysts' Director of Research and Analysis Jon Osborne writes in The Contingent Blog about what will be ranked and how staffing firms can take part. For the full blog, click here.


Beige Book - U.S. labor market still weak

April 16, 2009

Labor market conditions remain weak, according to the U.S. Federal Reserve Beige Book released Wednesday. Staffing firms in several Federal Reserve districts reported demand for workers remained sluggish. Staffing firms in the Dallas district reported clients not renewing contracts on current per...


Beige Book - U.S. labor market still weak

April 16, 2009

Labor market conditions remain weak, according to the U.S. Federal Reserve Beige Book released Wednesday. Staffing firms in several Federal Reserve districts reported demand for workers remained sluggish. Staffing firms in the Dallas district reported clients not renewing contracts on current p...