Daily News

Daily News-Staffing Industry Analysts RSS Feed Get the RSS Feed

SIA expands into Europe

March 11, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts announced that John Nurthen has joined the company as general manager, Europe. Nurthen is based in the United Kingdom and will lead all aspects of SIA's expansion into Europe covering the contingent labor marketplace for its corporate members and CWS Council members....


Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

March 11, 2009

Here is the latest research from Staffing Industry Analysts. INSIGHT - Fourth-quarter financial results*Revenue falls at 25 of 29 public firms tracked*15 firms reported net losses*Gross margins contract at 16


Korn/Ferry revenue falls, CFO stepping down

March 11, 2009

Executive search firm Korn/Ferry International Inc. (NYSE: KFY) reported revenue fell 31.9% to $144.5 million in its fiscal third quarter ended Jan. 31. The company said demand for its services fell in November and December, but has been consistent for the past two months. In addition, CFO Step...


Employee Free Choice Act introduced

March 11, 2009

The Employee Free Choice Act was introduced in the Senate and House on Tuesday. Business groups have blasted the bill, which is backed by labor. The Employee Free Choice Act, which is also known as card check, would allow workers to form a union if a majority sign cards to do so, according to t...


Job openings, hires and separations fall

March 10, 2009

U.S. job openings, hires and separations all fell in January, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job openings fell by 31.0% year-over-year in January to almost 3.0 million, according to the BLS. The job openings rate fell to 2.2% from 3.0% a year ago. The...


Manpower survey - Q2 hiring to slow

March 10, 2009

Hiring in the second quarter by U.S. employers will slow considerably compared to the same period last year, according to the employment outlook survey by Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN). The report found that 15% of the 31,800 employers surveyed planned to increase their staff levels in the second qua...


Job openings, hires and separations fall

March 10, 2009

U.S. job openings, hires and separations all fell in January, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job openings fell by 31.0% year-over-year in January to almost 3.0 million, according to the BLS. The job openings rate fell to 2.2% from 3.0% a year ago. Th...


Fullcast lowers earnings estimates

March 10, 2009

Fullcast Holdings Co. Ltd., a Tokyo-based staffing company, lowered its revenue estimates for both the first half and its full fiscal year ending Sept. 30. Fullcast cited a rapid decline in economic conditions that began in the second half of its first quarter. The company reduced estimated reven...


People - MBO Partners, Collabrus

March 10, 2009

MBO Partners and Collabrus Inc. announced appointments of vice presidents. MBO Partners, a Herndon VA-based firm that serves independent contractors, promoted Kim Osgood to VP of finance and accounting. Osgood joined the company in 2000 as its corporate controller. Collabrus, a San Francisco-ba...


People - MBO Partners, Collabrus

March 10, 2009

MBO Partners and Collabrus Inc. announced appointments of vice presidents. MBO Partners, a Herndon VA-based firm that serves independent contractors, promoted Kim Osgood to VP of finance and accounting. Osgood joined the company in 2000 as its corporate controller. Collabrus, a San Francisco-base...