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People: The Judge Group, Opus

December 9, 2009

Judge Executive Search, a division of The Judge Group, named Steve Green as managing director. Green will oversee day-to-day management and business development at Judge Executive Search. Green, who has been with Judge for 12 years, previously served as managing director of emerging markets at T...


Survey to take pulse of staffing industry

December 9, 2009

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Contract watch: Radia Holdings

December 8, 2009

Technical Aid Corp., part of Radia Holdings Inc., received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for engineering and manufacturing services for the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center. The contract was one of 14. The maximum value is $430 million...


Korn/Ferry revenue falls 26%

December 8, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) reported fee revenue fell 26.0% on a year-over-year basis to $140.1 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Oct. 31. The Los Angeles-based executive search firm, however, said fee revenue increased 20.0% compared with the first fiscal quarter. The nu...


CWS Daily News to cease publication

December 8, 2009

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Manpower: U.S. hiring to rise in first quarter

December 8, 2009

U.S. employers plan a moderate increase in hiring for the first quarter compared with the fourth, but hiring will still be down on a year-over-year basis, according to the employment outlook survey released today by Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN). "There is still a lot of ground to make up in the la...


Report takes issue with temp nurse quality

December 8, 2009

The quality of nurses provided by some temporary nurse staffing firms was taken to task in a report by a nonprofit journalism organization called ProPublica. Titled "Temp firms a magnet for unfit nurses," the report said some nurse staffing companies aren't doing adequate background checks, and...


Korn/Ferry revenue falls 26%

December 8, 2009

Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) reported fee revenue fell 26.0% on a year-over-year basis to $140.1 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Oct. 31. The Los Angeles-based executive search firm, however, said fee revenue increased 20.0% compared with the first fiscal quarter. The nu...


Job openings, hires, separations fall in October

December 8, 2009

U.S. job openings fell 26.1% on a year-over-year basis in October to approximately 2.5 million, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job openings rate fell to 1.9% in October from 2.4% a year earlier. The number of hires fell 11.6% in October to approxi...


Report takes issue with temp nurse quality

December 8, 2009

The quality of nurses provided by some temporary nurse staffing firms was taken to task in a report by a nonprofit journalism organization called ProPublica. Titled "Temp firms a magnet for unfit nurses," the report said some nurse staffing companies aren't doing adequate background checks, and...