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Contract watch - Monarch Staffing

January 19, 2009

Monarch Staffing Inc. (OTCBB: MSTF.PK) said its Nurse Consultants subsidiary received a contract with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to provide nurse staffing to a facility in Gault CA. The company said there were 23 bids for the contract.


Volt to take $30-$50 million noncash charge

January 19, 2009

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) said Friday it will take a noncash goodwill impairment charge of between $30 million and $50 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. Volt also said it expects to report net income of $105.6 million for the quarter excluding the charge but including a $93...


Certifications - Registry Network

January 19, 2009

Registry Network Inc., a healthcare staffing firm with offices in Orinda CA and Oceanside CA, announced it received certification by The Joint Commission.


E-Verify rule for federal contractors on hold

January 19, 2009

The Department of Homeland Security delayed a rule requiring federal contractors to use the E-Verify service. The rule was to become mandatory on Jan. 15, but has been put on hold until Feb. 20. The move comes after the Society for Human Resource Management and other groups filed suit to stop the...


Hospital VMS closes down

January 19, 2009

Vendtegrity LLC, a San Juan Capistrano CA-based vendor management system, ceased operations and executed a "general assignment for the benefit of creditors." However, the firm overseeing the case said staffing companies should receive a portion of money they're owed. A general assignment for the...


Volt to take $30-$50 million noncash charge

January 19, 2009

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE: VOL) said Friday it will take a noncash goodwill impairment charge of between $30 million and $50 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. Volt also said it expects to report net income of $105.6 million for the quarter excluding the charge but including a $93.3...


Heidrick to cut 12% of workforce

January 16, 2009

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) said it will cut its global workforce by 12% and restructure its business to rely more heavily on leadership advisory services. The cuts will include workers at all levels and will number about 200 people, said Julie Creed, VP of investor relat...


Schwab to hire 500 in Colorado

January 16, 2009

Charles Schawb & Co. Inc. plans to add more than 500 jobs as it expands its operations in Colorado's Douglas County, Governor Bill Ritter announced Thursday. Schwab will phase in the jobs over the next three years starting in mid-2009. TheDenverChannel.com said the jobs will be posted at job fair...


Delta Cos. plan 27% growth for 2009

January 16, 2009

The Delta Companies, a Dallas-based healthcare and finance/accounting staffing firm, said today it estimates 2009 revenue will grow by 27%. The firm plans to add 61 new employees, a 29% increase in headcount, to help fuel the growth. "While the rest of the country is preparing to insulate themsel...


Heidrick to cut 12% of workforce

January 16, 2009

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) said it will cut its global workforce by 12% and restructure its business to rely more heavily on leadership advisory services. The cuts will include workers at all levels and will number about 200 people, said Julie Creed, VP of investor rel...