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U.S. lowers GDP growth estimate

November 24, 2009

Real gross domestic product in the U.S. rose at an annual rate of 2.8% in the third quarter, down from an earlier estimate of 3.5%, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced today. The lower third-quarter estimate still marks an improvement over decreases in previous quarters. GDP shrunk by 0.7%...


TeamStaff moving to Nasdaq Capital Market

November 24, 2009

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) said it's moving trading of its stock to the Nasdaq Capital Market from the Nasdaq Global Market effective Wednesday. The company had announced Sept. 15 that it was not in compliance with listing requirements for the Nasdaq Global Market because its common stock had n...


Employment Insurance rolls rise 7% in Canada

November 24, 2009

People receiving Canadian Employment Insurance jobless benefits rose 7.1% in September from the previous month to 818,000 with the largest increases in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, Statistics Canada reported today. The number of people receiving Employment Insurance benefits is up 63.5...


Blog: Is RPO vaporware?

November 24, 2009

After emerging a couple of years ago, how has the concept recruitment process outsourcing panned out so far? What is the response to RPO from buyers? Staffing Industry Analysts Senior Research Analysts Sona Sharma discusses RPO in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


Johnson Service Group acquires TechSource

November 24, 2009

Johnson Service Group acquired TechSource Inc., a Blue Bell PA-based engineering staffing firm. Terms of the deal were not announced. Former TechSource principals Dave Melick and Mike Adelman joined Johnson Service Group in management capacities. Johnson Service Group, a Chicago-based engineerin...


Johnson Service Group acquires TechSource

November 24, 2009

Johnson Service Group acquired TechSource Inc., a Blue Bell PA-based engineering staffing firm. Terms of the deal were not announced. Former TechSource principals Dave Melick and Mike Adelman joined Johnson Service Group in management capacities. Johnson Service Group, a Chicago-based engineerin...


U.S. lowers GDP growth estimate

November 24, 2009

Real gross domestic product in the U.S. rose at an annual rate of 2.8% in the third quarter, down from an earlier estimate of 3.5%, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced today. The lower third-quarter estimate still marks an improvement over decreases in previous quarters. GDP shrunk by 0.7%...


Blog: Is RPO vaporware?

November 24, 2009

After emerging a couple of years ago, how has the concept recruitment process outsourcing panned out so far? What is the response to RPO from buyers? Staffing Industry Analysts Senior Research Analysts Sona Sharma discusses RPO in The Contingent Blog. For the full blog, click here.


TeamStaff moving to Nasdaq Capital Market

November 24, 2009

TeamStaff Inc. (NASD: TSTF) said it's moving trading of its stock to the Nasdaq Capital Market from the Nasdaq Global Market effective Wednesday. The company had announced Sept. 15 that it was not in compliance with listing requirements for the Nasdaq Global Market because its common stock had n...


The Joint Commission clarifies two requirements

November 24, 2009

The Joint Commission clarified two requirements for accredited healthcare staffing firms and hospitals in the handling of personnel records and orientation for temporary healthcare workers. In the first clarification, The Joint Commission said it does not require healthcare organizations to manu...